much beloved austria

I couldn’t have said it better than the austiran national anthem itself:

“a nation highly blessed with beauty, much beloved austria”

it wasn’t unitl i began to travel on my own and spend a lot of time abroad though that i started to really appreciate and value my native country austria. so in this section i’m going to write about beautiful places in austria, austrian cuisine and generally everything that relates to austria as a travel destination.


ADMONT ABBEY IN PICTURES - since pictures say more than words i’m just going to give you a reeeeally quick overview of ADMONT ABBEY (which i got to visit during my roadtrip from vienna to hallstatt) before showing you all the gorgeous pictures my boyfriend and i were able to take there. the monestery was founded in 1074 it is … Continue reading ADMONT ABBEY IN PICTURES
AUSTRIA’S FAIRYTALE TOWN #1: HALLSTATT - okay, let’s be honest – no one can deny that hallstatt is not only one one of austria’s most popular holiday destionations (especially among asian tourists) but also one of the most picturesque lakeside towns in the whole world. the chinese love hallstatt so much that they even copied the whole village – isn’t that … Continue reading AUSTRIA’S FAIRYTALE TOWN #1: HALLSTATT
DORNBIRN, AUSTRIA FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS - GUESTPOST BY TANJA FROM A STUDENT’S CLOSET **************************** have you ever been to a city where you can reach three different countries in just half an hour each? if not, you definitely have to visit dornbirn! dornbirn may not be vorarlberg’s capital city, but it is the biggest city of vorarlberg. and by big, i … Continue reading DORNBIRN, AUSTRIA FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS
LINZ, AUSTRIA FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS - GUESTPOST BY ANNA-SOPHIE FROM COLLEGEBLOCKSTORIES **************************** have you ever been to a city that’s said to be a cultural and industrial capital at the same time? if not, then linz in upper austria is definitely worth a visit!   the third-largest city in austria lies alongside the danube river and counts a population of about 200.000 … Continue reading LINZ, AUSTRIA FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS
THE HEART OF EUROPE - you might or might not have heard about my beautiful homecountry austria – i’m talking about the landlocked one in europe, not the one surrounded by the indian ocean (which is called australia by the way). yes exactly, the one that’s famous for its gorgeous snowy mountains, apple strudel, mozart and the terminator rather than … Continue reading THE HEART OF EUROPE
THE ULTIMATE CHRISTKINDLMARKT GUIDE FOR VIENNA, AUSTRIA - christmas markets (german: chritkindlmarkt) are  held in many countries all around the world. though they actually originated from the late middle ages in the german-speaking part of europe. thus if you really really love christmas you definitely have to visit the original christmas markets here in europe at least once in your life! for me … Continue reading THE ULTIMATE CHRISTKINDLMARKT GUIDE FOR VIENNA, AUSTRIA
VIENNA, AUSTRIA FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS - have you ever wondered what the world’s most livable city looks like? come visit the city of vienna and find out for yourself! i was lucky enough to be born and raised in the beautiful country of austria, which is located literally in the heart of europe. i grew up in a small town but … Continue reading VIENNA, AUSTRIA FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS


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