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Tracing Vienna’s Musical Heritage

  Every city has its own personality: New York – the stiletto socialite, flitting easily between groups; Berlin – the punk clutching her beer and talking philosophy; Florence – the museum board member with a big hat and a glass of good Chianti. Hand in hand with these characters come the strengths that define them: Berlin has dance …

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Where to Stay in Vienna, Austria

Where to Stay in Vienna – Editor’s Pick This guide will make it easy for you to decide where to stay in Vienna. Every hotel in each of Vienna’s neighborhoods (Bezirke) has its own personality and price. The most expensive isn’t necessarily the best because in Vienna it’s all about character and style. Sometimes, you …

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Vienna, Austria: First-Time Visitor Guide

Vienna or Vienne just might top the list of most-overlooked cities in Europe, and it deserves to be right up there with Paris, London, and Rome. An enthralling mix of modern and ancient, its rich history dates back to Roman times, when the city’s primary function was to protect the Roman Empire from attacks by …

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Austria Tourist Information

Austria is well known throughout the world as the backdrop for the movie Sound of Music. Indeed, much of Austria is a paradise of snow-capped mountains and lush green valleys. However, major cities like Innsbruck and Salzburg are tourist magnets with a reputation for clean streets, world-class restaurants, and a friendly atmosphere. Vienna, the capital, reaches the …

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Don’t Overlook Austrian Beer

In the world of beer, Austria is almost always overlooked in favor of its more famous neighbor, Germany. But to ignore Austrian Beer is to ignore a wealth of fine beer choices and varieties. Take a look at Austrian Beer Austrian beers are less distinct by region than in other countries as the most popular …

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Family Fun in Vienna

Vienna may seem like the place for cafe culture, but it offers so much more. Families of all ages will enjoy the many opportunities for fun in this light-hearted city. Museums that kids will love ZOOM Children’s Museum With a variety of exhibitions and hands-on programs, Zoom Children’s Museum appeals to kids  from 8 months old …

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