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 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