Austria

A landlocked European country known for its Alpine scenery, classical music heritage, and the birthplace of Mozart and Strauss.

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Austria is one of Travel & Leisure's 50 Best Places to Travel in 2021, offering a plethora of attractions for visitors. The country is home to breathtaking alpine vistas, stunning architectural marvels, cultural hotspots and world-renowned cuisine. With a variety of activities such as skiing, hiking, sightseeing and castles to explore, Austria is a must-visit destination for any traveler.

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  • 16 Cozy Christmas Markets in Europe

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Since the Middle Ages, Christmas street markets have delighted locals and visitors with food, ornaments, gifts, and entertainment. The start of the Christian Advent season in late November ushers in the opening of festive Christmas markets across Europe, which help revelers prepare for the holidays.  Lasting a […]

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  • 8 Amazing Glass Bridges for Thrill Seekers

    Glass bridges— elevated paths perched hundreds of feet above rushing waters and deep canyons—have grown in popularity in the last two decades. These glass-bottom marvels offer crystal-clear vantage points to admire amazing landscapes, take picture-perfect panoramas, and capture enviable selfies while amping up the fear factor. Acrophobics, beware. From the Grand Canyon to the Canadian […]

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  • National Parks: the Best Parks in Europe by Country

    Europe stretches from the wild waves of Portugal to the mossy woodlands of Belarus, the tundra of the Scandinavian north to the glistening beaches and down in Greece. Between its borders, this land holds treasures of such immeasurable natural magnificence that it would be a crime to even attempt to distill the lot into a […]

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  • 13 Magical Spots For a Winter Vacation in Europe

    Europe is the birthplace of hygge culture: the Danish word for all things comfy and cosy. If tropical getaways aren’t your thing, than Europe is the perfect spot to hunker down and cozy up this winter season. Wake up to snow-capped mountains in Slovenia, walk cobbled streets in Tallinn, shop at cheerful Christmas festivals in […]

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  • 27 Heart-Shaped Natural Wonders Around The World

    Crystal clear heart-shaped lakes, tropical heart-shaped islands, sun-soaked heart-shaped mountains — Mother Nature sure hows to make us feel all kinds of warm and fuzzy with heart-shaped natural wonders found all around the world. Love love? Next year, jet off to Spain for a crazy-romantic getaway Valentine’s Day.

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  • Fuschlsee: A Hidden Gem in Salzkammergut, Austria

    The Salzkammergut area in Austria is world famous for its role in The Sound of Music. While the entire area is stunning, it is also crawling with tourists whose only goal is to sing “The Hills are Alive” and run through every picture you try and take. However, in the less touristy lake of Fuschlsee […]

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