Austrian Culture and Composers

Austrian Culture and Composers

There are many Austrian cuisine which you can taste to understand more about its culture. Other than that, the Austrian classical music are also clues to more about the Austrian culture. First let's start with the composers of the 18th century. The most well-known all around the world is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. He has been known to start performing at the young age of five mainly after receiving musical education from his own father. Franz Schubert and Johann Strauss For Franz Schubert wh... [ read more ]

Orchestras and Concert Halls in Vienna

Orchestras and Concert Halls in Vienna

Part of culture is the orchestras and concert halls in Vienna. Vienna Boys' Choir, Vienna State Opera, Musikverein, Wiener Konzerthaus, Conservatory Vienna and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra are mentioned as follows. First and foremost, Wiener Musikverein, Viennese Music Association or the Vienna concert hall is located just behind the Imperial Hotel on Dumbastraße, between Bösendorferstraße and Karlsplatz. The land it was built was given by Emperor Franz Joseph before 1870. You can che... [ read more ]

Regional Cuisines and Drinks of Austria

Regional Cuisines and Drinks of Austria

When you are traveling in Austria, you should also soak into their culture by tasting the Austrian dishes. Grouped into eight different regions, from Lower Austria, Burgenland, Styria, Carinthia, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Tyrol to Vorarlberg. Do not be limited to just try the most popular Viennese cuisine such as Kaiserschmarrn or the dumpling stuffed with an apricot called the Marillenknodel. There are also many special sweets to discover. Regions in Austria Vorarlberg is different from th... [ read more ]

Ski Circus and the Alpine Highway

Ski Circus and the Alpine Highway

If you haven't seen the Ski Circus, Kitzhuhel has something to offer. The areas that are best in Austria with the must ski places are namely: Flachau, Gerlos, Lech am Arlberg, Neustift, Saalbach, Solden, St Anton am Arlberg, Stuben am Arlberg and last but not least, Zauchensee. High and Ski-in, Ski-out For intermediates, the south of Salzburg is where you can find the highest ski holiday resorts. Venture into the Ski Amade ski region that links into Flauchauwinkl, Flachau and Wagrain St Jo... [ read more ]

Linz and Salzkammergut

Linz and Salzkammergut

Other than the fabled road 'Grossglockner', Linz is the other place to see in Austria. Almost all the guide books will tell you to see Vienna's major sights such as the St. Stephan's Cathedral, the Schonbrunn Palace, the Hofburg, the Kunsthistorisches, the Museums Quartier Complex, the Leopold Museum, the Kunsthalle Wien, the Belvedere Palance and the suburb of Grinzing, including this one. However, we are introducing a little different route to see Austria, that is to see Linz. If you take th... [ read more ]

Bohemian Forest and Manhartsberg

Bohemian Forest and Manhartsberg

Bohemian Forest has its mountains extending from Czech Republic to Austria and also a part of Germany. This natural border and low mountain range has forested mountains of more than 800 metres. Plechý or Plöckenstein is its highest peak of 1,378 metres. The amazing forms after so many years of erosion has not just made it one of the oldest in Europe but also round and rocky formations. Next to see is the Vydra River springing from the Bohemian Forest. However, it is also important to note... [ read more ]

Planning Kid's Winter Travel in Austria

Planning Kid’s Winter Travel in Austria

There are full of choices for the destinations in Austria if you are planning a ski holiday this winter. In particular if you have small children, you can plan based on knowing what kind of winter sports your child or children will like. There are many child-friendly facilities you can look out for when planning a vacation for example, there are lifts that are specially for small children. If your child likes mountain snow skiing or even snowboarding, finding a facility with pistes and childre... [ read more ]

Austria Inspired for an Artistic Pursuit

Austria Inspired for an Artistic Pursuit

Vienna is really a great place to visit particularly people with an artistic pursuit like music, orchestra, drama and dance. It is a city with many world-renowned composers and musicians. From the Mozarthaus Vienna of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to the house of Ludwig van Beethoven. You can even see the last apartment of Josephn Haydn and the house of Franz Schubert. Konzerthaus in Vienna Wiener Konzerthaus or the Konzerthaus in the third district is a traditional and innovative multi purpose ... [ read more ]