Tag: Austria

Why Is It Great To Hike With Kids In The Austrian Alps?

We love high mountains. But hiking in high mountains is challenging. They’re harsh. Impressive but whimsical. Wonderful and cruel. The weather is unpredictable, even in the summer. Trails are often long and demanding. You need to be fit and prepared. Even more so if you hike with your kid. Or baby, in our case. But…
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Best Summer Hikes In Central (Or Eastern?) Europe

Summer is our favorite hiking season! That’s the time to take the high mountain trails and conquer those goddamn peaks. So we share our favorite summer hikes in Central Europe with you in this post. We are those people who look forward to summer days not to go to the beach, but to head to…
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Best Late Spring Hikes In Central (Or Eastern?) Europe

As the weather warms up, days get longer, snow melts and late spring comes, we can hike higher and higher. And we do hike a lot, enjoy the wildflowers that start to bloom at higher elevations and the waterfalls that are roaring. The second piece of our seasonal hiking guide to Central Europe is about…
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Our 7 Favorite European Old Towns – From 7 Years Of Travelling

One reason European cities are so popular among tourists is their old towns. The cobbled streets, pastel colored houses, giant cathedrals and magnificent palaces take you back centuries in time. And some cities has especially well-preserved and intact historical old towns. We show you our favorite European old towns in this post. We’ve been travelling…
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The Best Day Trips From Vienna, Austria

We’ve already written several posts about Vienna, its architecture, palaces, parks, museums and Christmas markets. Now it’s time to show you its surroundings, because the area offers countless opportunities for day trips. We share our favorites with you. Vienna is one of the best European cities. We return there each year, we love it in…
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Why Should You Visit Belvedere Palace & Gardens In Vienna?

Vienna has stunning architecture and pretty parks. The Belvedere Palace and Gardens are a wonderful example of both. The Baroque palaces of the Upper and Lower Belvedere are set in a landscape that makes you feel like you’re in a costume movie set. What makes the gardens of Belvedere Palace so special? The French style…
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4 Great Day Trips From Salzburg

Salzburg is a wonderful city. And being so close to the Alps makes it even more wonderful in our eyes. Therefore we couldn’t imagine visiting it without exploring its surroundings. We ended up spending more time doing that than actual sightseeing in Salzburg – and that’s not to say sightseeing was not enjoyable. But if…
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6 Beautiful Parks In Vienna, Austria

Vienna is one of our favorite cities in the world. And the most beautiful season to visit it in our opinion is spring! We’ve already told you about all the things we love in the city, this time we’d like to show you our favorite parks. Because Vienna has fabulous parks, and they are in…
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Our Sightseeing Guide To Salzburg, Austria

We visit neighboring Austria quite often. In addition to returning to our beloved Vienna, we try to explore new regions, too, and Salzburg has been on our list for a while. Finally, we spent a beautiful long weekend there last October. I couldn’t tell you that it became our favorite place in Austria, because the…
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