Europe in Winter: Where to Go

Vienna, a star of Europe in winter

The Old World is a gift that keeps giving year round, from the mercurial peaks of the warmer months, to the subzero temps of December and beyond. It’s the latter, however, that tends to capture the imagination, a time when the old town architecture and cobbled streets simmer in the chill, and warming visions of hearty fare by firelight draw the budding European tourist in. Though you’ll need a ... Read Full Article

Austria’s Hidden Treasures: Salzburg, Graz and Innsbruck

SALZBURG Hellbrun Palace

  Austria is a country with so much natural beauty, you may forget that its cities are also well worth discovering.  Famous Vienna is in a class by itself, so take a look at these smaller cities that are Austria's hidden treasures:  Salzburg, Graz and Innsbruck. Salzburg, known as the home of Mozart, offers culture galore. We loved the cobbled streets lined with little cafe's and shops ... Read Full Article

Top Sights in Innsbruck

Innsbruck Street

  The sparkling town of Innsbruck is a jewel in Austria's crown. Innsbruck is located on the River Inn at about 1880 feet above sea level. The name Innsbruck is derived from the original meaning "bridge over the Inn". What to do  in Innsbruck Set amidst spectacular mountains, Innsbruck is a year-round destination with a wide variety of activities, historical/cultural attractions, ... Read Full Article

Visit Austria for Year-round Beauty


On our recent trip to Austria, we were amazed by the beauty of this country and its historical and picturesque cities. There is so much to see and do year-round in this little country and it is all in easy reach by car or Austria's excellent train service. The following list is just a sample of the myriad reasons to visit Austria; if you want more, be sure to visit the Austrian Visitor's Bureau ... Read Full Article