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    Book reviews

    Smartphones, Wi-Fi and GPS have made it easier to plan our travels. Nevertheless, a travel guide in book form is not yet complete obsolete. A travel guide is always a smart investment, both before you go out and during the trip. Moreover, it may be a good idea, especially travelling off the beaten track, to […]

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    8 fantastic viewpoints in Austria

    fantastic viewpoints in Austria

    Austria is dominated by the Alps with almost 70 % of the country above 500 metres (1,640 ft). Except for some flat areas in the eastern most state of Burgenland, even the regions not directly in the Alps are not really flat. I’ve found some stunning views in the gently rolling hills of south-east Styria, in […]

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    Pastry Paradise Austria

    pastry paradise

    It would have been not only irresponsible, but also impossible to write for a website about Austria without reporting about the countries pastries. We have therefore taken it upon us to thoroughly investigate Austria cafés and confectioneries, to test their pastries. Austrian culture I have always had a sweet tooth and a love for pastry. […]

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    10 great reasons for visiting Austria

    Almsee, Upper Austria, Visiting Austria

    It’s no wonder Austria is the 12th most visited country in the world. We think we have found out why! Here are 10 great reasons for visiting Austria. Moreover, the country isn’t bigger than it will allow you to combine several destinations or activities without having to spend a lot of time to get around […]

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    Guidelines for contributors

    Guidelines for contributors - traveltoaustria.info

    We welcome contributions, on an on-spec basis, from a wide range of genres. We expect most articles to be ready for use, with between 500 and 800 words, heading, ingress, subheadings with paragraphs of maximum 150 words each. Destinations, activities and sights Our online travel guide is about Austria, and all submissions should focus on […]

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    Historic small towns in Austria

    Austria’s architecture and culture has benefitted from country’s location in the middle of Europe. As well as developing a unique style, Austria has also drawn inspiration from different neighbouring countries. Moreover, many of the country’s towns have grown up along important trade routes and been important for Austria’s nation-building. You will still find a multitude […]

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