Austria

Travel ideas for Austria – trip tips and recommendations from my experiences travelling in Austria. This European country has diverse and beautiful landscapes, ancient sites, and rich cultural traditions. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in Austria so start planning your trip now and experience everything that Austria has to offer travellers.

Traditional Myanmar puppets in Bagan
Austria, Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Czech Republic, Family Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Indonesia, Italy, Myanmar, United Kingdom, Vietnam

Top 10 traditional Puppet Theatres around the world

The puppetry arts are an ancient creative form, with archaeological evidence from early civilisations, and although some people may think it ‘old hat’, in parts of the world special artists and craftspeople strive to keep the magic of traditional puppet theatre alive. Puppet theatres nurture a truly unique artistic language […]

Movenpick Dead Sea Spa and Resort Jordan Wandering Kiwi fun
Adventure Travel Ideas, Austria, Belgium, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Jordan, Myanmar, Ski Holiday Ideas, The Netherlands, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United Kingdom

Wandering Kiwi’s 2017 Travel Highlights

Although I never feel like I’ve done enough travel, looking back over my 2017 travel highlights the Wandering Kiwi family had a great year! It’s important to take a moment and be reminded of all the wonderful experiences we have had in the past year. As well as travels within […]

Mirabell Gardens Salzburg Austria
Austria, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Unesco World Heritage Sites

The ultimate Sound of Music tour Salzburg, Austria

This summer Wandering Kiwi Jr and I fulfilled a dream. We are both huge Sound of Music fans – me from childhood and, well, she is a child – so we decided to indulge our inner von Trapp and experience the ultimate Sound of Music tour Salzburg. I’ve been to […]

Bagan sunset, Myanmar
Austria, Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italy, Morocco, Ski Holiday Ideas, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Wandering Kiwi’s 2016 travel year in review

As I write my 2016 travel year in review I can’t help reflecting upon a year that has been a mixed bag. On the one hand political events have plunged the world into great uncertainty. On the other hand, the Wandering Kiwi family has had a consistently excellent year pursuing […]

Basel Christmas shop Johann Wanner, Switzerland
Austria, Belgium, Brussels, City Break Travel Ideas, Czech Republic, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Sweden

The best Christmas markets in Europe

As winter draws closer and preparations for the festive season get underway, thoughts turn towards Christmas city breaks but where are the best Christmas markets in Europe? What could be more Christmassy than a weekend spent sipping hot wine and eating tasty treats in the snow-dusted piazzas of Europe’s most […]

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