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Romantic Dining in Salzburg

Romantic Dining in Salzburg December 22, 2011 | Food | Read More
Ikarus at Hangar 7 With its skyline of Baroque steeples and domes, its intimate medieval streets and lanes and reminders of The Sound of Music—and Mozart—everywhere, Salzburg is one of the world’s most romantic cities. And lovers, young and old, will find plenty of scope for making special memories. Perhaps...

Café Life

Café Life December 15, 2011 | Food | Read More
Newspapers on display at Café Tomaselli Photo: Café Tomaselli Salzburgers love their cafés. A home away from home, the café is where Salzburgers relax with a newspaper or book, visit with friends, and refresh themselves over Kaffee und Kuchen, a glass of Sekt or wine or a light meal. In warm weather,...

Feiertage: Austria’s Official Holidays

Feiertage: Austria’s Official Holidays December 7, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Photo: Flickr user p2bg With thirteen official holidays throughout the year, Austria is very generous with its public holidays. Of these, ten are specifically religious in origin. Even if the holiday falls on a weekend, it is always observed on the day on which it falls. Holidays are not moved to the...

Travel Resolutions for 2012

Travel Resolutions for 2012 November 30, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Salzburg in Mist Photo: Flickr User Gatanass With the New Year nearly on us, it’s not too early to make some resolutions to ensure even more fulfilling travel in 2012. Here are my intentions for getting the most from upcoming adventures: Read more about the history and culture of places I plan to...

5 Top Museums to See

5 Top Museums to See November 28, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Windows of the Mozart Geburtshaus, seen from Universitätsplatz Photo: Lorraine Seal Fortress Hohensalzburg The Festung, the fortress that sits high on the mountain in the centre of Salzburg, comprises several museums on one site. Your entrance ticket gives you access to all of them. Among the most...