Innsbruck is a great place to shop for gifts and souvenirs for friends and family who appreciate the tastier side of life. If you’re looking to share some of your Innsbruck food experience with folks back home, head for the Old Town (Alstadt) where the shops stock foods that will delight just about anyone.
Women the world over love the glitz and glamour of Swarovski Crystals. If you happen to be in Innsbruck at Christmas, Swarovski’s popular ‘Winter Wonderland’ will amaze and dazzle you.
Salzburg Card – your key to the city of Salzburg The Salzburg Card is the most important card for your sightseeing holiday in Salzburg. It saves you heaps of money and time and allows you to enjoy all of Salzburg’s attractions without worrying about the entrance cost of each tourist sight. According to the Salzburg […]
Vienna’s Heuriger – a Viennese institution: Vienna is well known for its famous composers like Mozart and Strauss, waltzes, the Vienna Boy’s Choir, Schönbrunn Palace and the Sacher torte, to name a few. But just as famous should be the Viennese Heuriger, a typically Viennese institution. The heuriger have inspired many songs to be written […]
Vienna’s Mozart and Strauss concerts: Not everyone’s privileged enough to attend Vienna’s highly sought after New Year’s Eve concert, but when you’re in Vienna, you should attend at least one of their many classical music concerts. As you wonder around town, you’ll come across many Mozart look-alikes, all wanting to sell you tickets to concerts […]
Hundertwasserhaus – Vienna’s higgledy-piggledy apartment block: Council housing blocks are not what you’d normally want to visit on any holiday sightseeing tours. However, in Vienna, the Hundertwasserhaus is something quite extraordinary. Hundertwasserhaus was originally a dour council housing block. Friedensreich Hundertwasser, an Austrian artist, wanted to prevent something ugly from going up in its […]
Austria – a country of geniuses: When you think of what makes Austria a great travel destination, reflect back to all its famous citizens who brought international fame to the country. Over 250 years after the death of Mozart, we are all still craving for his music. 160 years after the death Johann Strauß, people […]
The Original Sacher-torte at Hotel Sacher in Wien: If you love chocolate cakes or anything with a sense of tradition, history or originality, then make sure you allow time on your Austrian holiday to savour the Sacher-torte in the country where this world famous chocolate cake was first created. The story behind the creation of […]
The Hills are Still alive with the Sound of Music! Fans of the Sound of Music movie will love being in Salzburg as here you’ll be able to visit some of the film locations and re-live the movie. Many tour companies do a one day tour of Salzburg, visiting some of the main film locations. […]
Shopping Streets in Vienna Mariahilfer Strasse – This is Vienna’s biggest shopping street which stretches from the Museums Quartier in the city center to Westbahnhof station. Past the station, Mariahilfer Strasses carries on all the way to the outlying district of Penzing. Along this trendy shopping mile are hundreds of shops offering fashion wear, jewelry […]