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  • Traveling by train in Austria

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    Traveling by train in Austria

    With a total of 4865 km (3022 mi) of train tracks, Austria has relatively well-developed rail network. In comparison, Norway which is more than four times as large as Austria, actually has 600 km of less railway tracks. Trains are popular in Austria and at peak hours around 570 trains are on the tracks at […]

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  • Sunset over Seefeld, Tyrol, Austria

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    Winter vacation in charming Seefeld

    What a change from when my college Arnold was here in the summer of 2017 (see the article Family fun in Seefeld). One of the snowiest winters in Austria in a long time had laid a thick white blanket, not just over Seefeld, but over entire Tyrol. It did not take long from getting off […]

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  • St. Anton, Tyrol, Austria

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    Snowtime on the slopes of St. Anton

    The first day, arriving at the cable car valley station to plan my runs, was exhausting. I could choose between 88 cable car and lifts bringing me to more than 300 km’s of prepared slopes and 200 km’s off-piste runs. For beginners or first-time visitors, it can be a bit overwhelming. Choosing slopes I’m glad […]

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    Snowy days in Brandnertal

    For years this part of Austria has been a somewhat sleepy backwater valley. However, Brandnertal in Vorarlberg has slowly worked its way onto the winter vacation circuit. Not by building spectacular adrenalin pumping halfpipes or downhill runs, but by offering visitors affordable accommodation and facilities. The winter wonderland Moreover, the village Brand and the hamlet […]

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    Frohnleiten – The beauty queen on the river Mur

    For once, we visited an Austrian town, not because they have well-known tourist sights or famous architecture, but simply because it’s a lovely town. Frohnleiten has been able to modernize the city and, in particular the main square (Hauptplatz), without destroying its historical charm. The square is the lifeblood of the local community and where […]

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  • A man picks up a business card that looks like the flag of Austria

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    Cultural tips for your business trip to Austria

    The Austrians regard themselves as modern and liberal Europeans. However, this does not overshadow their appreciation for traditions and formalities. The cultural differences between people from non-German speaking countries and Austria are present, but with a little deeper knowledge of how Austria works, you will be able to avoid costly pitfalls. The Austrians are generally […]

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  • book review, Vienna Pocket Guide – Insight Guides, Austria

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    Vienna Pocket Guide – Insight Guides

    Walking Eye App The paper edition of the guidebook also gives you access to a free eBook for Vienna. We downloaded and tested the Android version. The app itself is also free and to get access the guide book (PDF), you can find a QR code inside the book that you scan with the app. […]

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  • The view from Seefelder Joch in Tyrol - Hiker's Heaven, Austria

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  • Accommodation - The Youth Hotel Mauser, Mauterndorf, Austria

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    Book your accommodation

    20,000+ accommodations in Austria We are a affiliate of booking.com where you will find more than 20,000 accommodations in Austria. Use the map below to find accommodation around all of Austria. Simply enter the date for the period in question and the map will show you available accommodation with prices. Then click on the price […]

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