Places to visit in Austria

O, Austria. Such a beautiful and diverse country. A few years ago I had the privilege to live in Vienna for an internship and I fell in love with the beautiful city. But I somehow never made it further out into the country during those three months. So this summer I backpacked across Austria from East to West, visiting small towns as well as cities. And I loved it! The mountains, the little villages, the cute houses, the blue lakes. It all looked like a postcard come to life. To experience the best of Austria you have to combine cities and countryside and definitely visit these places: … More Places to visit in Austria

Things to do in Innsbruck

Innsbruck in Tirol is the perfect place to visit if you want to experience Austrian culture. Surrounded by mountains, Innsbruck is a base for all kinds of outdoor activities. Skiing trips to the Tyrolean Alps and hiking trips in summer, there is something for every season. Innsbruck is a University city with a young and international population. As a result, there is plenty to do both day and night. … More Things to do in Innsbruck

Things to do in Salzburg

Sure, Vienna is stunning, but don’t overlook the gem of northern Austria: Salzburg. This small city close to Germany has the perfect combination of urban and rural. The area surrounding Salzburg is a beautiful example of the variety of the Austrian Alps, with mountains, lakes, meadows and cute villages. The city itself is easy to navigate and consists of the Old Town with its gothic, renaissance, baroque and rococo buildings on the left bank and the New Town on the right bank. Salzburg has a fascinating history and is the birthplace of Mozart. Most people, however, will know it as the location of ‘The Sound of Music’ … More Things to do in Salzburg

Things to eat in Austria

Austrian food may not be world famous, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t good. As a central European country, the local cuisine has been influenced by German, Czech, Hungarian and Italian culture. Austrian food, in general, is hearty, rich and heavy on the carbs and meat. But these days, lighter and vegan-friendly options are popping up everywhere.  … More Things to eat in Austria

Things to do in Vienna

The capital of Austria exudes glamour and elegance. From the white and gold baroque palaces to the wide lanes, Vienna is the best kind of kitsch. After living in Vienna for three months, I know how incredible this city is, and I encourage anyone to visit it, you will not be disappointed! This old European capital is brimming with culture and history, and you can easily spend days or even weeks exploring it all. … More Things to do in Vienna