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.

Jausenstation Grunegg Alm in Hochkonig Austria
Austria, Europe, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Ski Holiday Ideas

Snow, schnapse and sliding in Austria

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 […]

View from Yangshuo Mountain Retreat
Adventure Travel Ideas, Australia, Austria, Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, India, New Zealand, The Netherlands, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United Kingdom

Wandering Kiwi best of Travel in 2013

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 […]

View from the Gaisberg trail, Salzburg, Austria
Austria, City Break Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas

The best day trip from Salzburg, Austria

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’ – […]

View from Nonnburg to Untersburg, Salzburg
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A walking tour of Salzburg, Austria

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 […]