Fascinating Shopping Places in Vienna

Fascinating Shopping Places in Vienna

There are so many shopping malls and choices in Vienna. Literally, you can shop til you drop. One of the massive market along the Linke Wienzeile is the Naschmarkt. You can find it easily just right between U4 stops of Karlsplatz and Kettenbruckengasse. If you like to shop for something exotic, you can find at the western end of Kettengasse items like wines, olives, spices, cheeses and wonderful specialities such as kebab and felafel stands run by Middle Easterns or Indians. Other exotic pla... [ read more ]

What are Special in Austria?

What are Special in Austria?

First, Wattens in Tyrol Austria. Daniel Swarovski was originally from Bohemia which is now known as Czech Republic. His father was a glass cutter and thus he learned the Art of glass cutting from him. The electric cutting machine patented by him has led him to his fame today. Mainly he is in the crystal glass production, however, he took advantage of hydroelectricity locally thereby producing energy-intensive grinding processes. His business is more than crystal glass sculptures, as they are... [ read more ]

Things to do in Graz

Things to do in Graz

If you are planning to visit Austria, you must see Graz. The Uhrturm or the Watchtower is the home to one of the oldest bells in Austria and it is absolutely beautiful to see. Until today, it still serves a practical function. Amazingly the hands of the clock work the opposite way to conventional clock. So what you will notice is the small hand representing the minutes while the big hand represents the hours. You may say this is much easier to read since its construction in 1560 and wonder why... [ read more ]