The magnificent crown of the High King is the show piece of the Hochkonig ski region and the views in this part of the Austrian Alps had this mountain-lover grinning at the top of every immaculately-groomed run. Just look at it! Now take a look at this photo: Around here […]
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.
There is something about walking out of a mountain hut, with a belly full of warm food and drink, and the night sky sparkling above the snowy fields. Orion is pointing earthwards and the moon has a bright aureole. Breathing in the fresh alpine air I congratulate myself on drinking […]
2013 has been a big travel year. It saw the Wandering Kiwi family relocate across the world (yet again) from Australia to the United Kingdom. A bit like coming home, except that beautiful New Zealand still hovers in the background of my consciousness. Here is a wrap up of my […]
On my recent visit to Salzburg in Austria I was treated to some wonderful food thanks to my local guide so I thought I would write a post sharing my recommendations for the best Salzburg restaurants for breakfast, lunch, dinner and beyond! I doubt I would have found these places […]
Once you’ve covered all the many amazing things to do in Salzburg – including the Sound of Music experience of course – you might want to consider a day trip from this beautiful Austrian city. My fabulous day trip from Salzburg started at the Gaisberg, one of Salzburg’s ‘town mountains’ – […]
Discover history, Mozart, The Sound of Music, festivals, beer and more on this walking tour of Salzburg. This Baroque-era city is famous for many reasons, not least because it is a picture postcard, Unesco-listed, city with a winding river, hilltop fortress and surrounding alpine landscape. Here is my top tip […]
Don’t spend another anti-climactical New Year’s Eve when you could be dancing the night away at a ball in Vienna! The Austrian capital is famous for its season of winter balls, from the celebrity-pulling Opera Ball to the Flower Ball, or the Bonbon Ball celebrating confectioners. Over 400 balls are […]