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How to spend a weekend in Salzburg

Salzburg, a town renowned for being the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the setting for the Sound of Music; it is such a musical city. Classic music to be more precise, as the birthplace of the aforementioned Mozart and home to numerous Sound of Music tours, this part of Austria attract countless tourists each year. With easy access from the UK, Salzburg is increasingly popular with those... read more

Capital Cities of the Danube

The River Danube is one of the most powerful and longest rivers in Europe. Crossing a whole continent and ten countries in the process, the Danube is the second longest river in Europe, behind the Volga. From humble beginnings in the Black Forest town of Donaueschingen, Germany, the Danube flows southeast through ten European countries, for 1,785 miles. Incredibly the river takes in four European capital... read more

Places to Hike in the Austrian Alps

There are many different ways to explore a county but none can be as personal and intimate as discovering your destination on foot. Walking and hiking in Austria will allow visitors and would-be adventurers to get close to nature, people and learn the traditions of hiking in the Austrian Alps. Cheese and bacon seem to feature prominently in Austrian cuisine and the Cheese Route through the Bregenzerwald... read more