pastry paradise
Austria is well known for its pastry. We’ve visited numerous café’s and pastry shops around the country, and still get amazed by the selection on offer … even in tiny villages. Thus, haveing a cake at a Konditorei is a must! Photo: Arnold Weisz ©
  • Filzmoos, Salzburgerland, Visiting Austria

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    Fun in Filzmoos without skis

    Although Filzmoos had received the first snow when we arrived in early December and was partly dressed in white, the landscape had more of a spring feeling to it. This was by no means disappointing, as it meant sun from blue sky and enjoyable temperatures. Thus, perfect conditions for winter hiking and horse-carriage trips. Winter […]

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  • weekend in vienna, Austria

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    A weekend in Vienna

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  • Aggstein Castle, Lower Austria, Austria

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    Aggstein castle by the Danube

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    Wine, culinary delights and nature in Wachau

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    Wine holidays in Austria

    On your wine holiday, the wine tasting is of course the most important. Nevertheless, to complete the wine experience you also need to get out of the wine cellar. Austria’s wine regions are perfect for enjoying nature and local culture. Moreover, the distances are small, sights plentiful and the activities varied. Best in wine tourism […]

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  • Christmas markets in Austria

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    Christmas Markets in Austria

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  • Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria

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    Innsbruck – The capital of the Alps

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    Hiking to Speiereck at 2411m

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  • Mauterndorf, Salzburgerland, Austria

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    Nature meets history in Mauterndorf

    “Off the beaten track” has over the years become somewhat of a cliché since there are less a less such places. In Europe anyway. Mauterndorf, however, is not completely run over by large hordes of tourists as many other places in Austria are. Not because of a lack of things to do or see. There […]

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  • Music, Vienna, Austria

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    Vienna for music lovers

    Austria and Vienna has over the last decades deservedly gained a good reputation among music lovers. Mostly through the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year Concerts or its opera house. And lately for its vibrant contemporary music scene. The soul of the Viennese Music interested people, no matter what genre or type of music one likes, will […]

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