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

Places to visit in Japan

Japan was without a doubt one of the coolest and one of the weirdest countries I have ever been. It is both high-tech and modern, but also traditional and conservative. Foreign tourism has picked up in recent years, but it is still mainly domestic tourists travelling across the country. One thing is for sure, Japan is a beautiful country with a lot to offer. You could spend months and still not see everything, but if you are short on time, here are a few places you absolutely must visit in Japan: … More Places to visit in Japan

Things to eat in Japan

The Japanese are experts in healthy, simple and above all tasty food. With vegetables, you’ve never heard of, and Kit Kats in every flavour imaginable (wasabi chocolate anyone?) eating in Japan can be an overwhelming experience. There is so much to choose from! But to help you along on your quest to the best dish in Japan, here are 5 things you have to try: … More Things to eat in Japan