Day trip to Bavarian gems – Konigssee lake and Eagle’s nest

Eagles nest and Konigssee Lake – Aren’t they in Germany? So why am I calling it a day trip from Austria’s Salzburg? Because from Salzburg, Germany border is 7km away. And the most scenic nature of Germany -The bavarian region, is an hour away from Salzburg by bus. The postcard pictures I saw on theContinue reading “Day trip to Bavarian gems – Konigssee lake and Eagle’s nest”

What is wow about Augustiner Braustubl

Augustiner Beer Garden in Salzburg – A holy heaven! Never I thought I would associate the word “holy” with beer and write a detailed story on one hangout place. Until I went there, I wondered why this place was so hyped. Now I claim it deserves even more fanfare. So this post clears all yourContinue reading “What is wow about Augustiner Braustubl”

Travelling high in the Austrian Alps.

Austria’s Grossglockner High Alpine Road- The name says it all. You drive in one of the Alps’ highest mountain ranges. But what hides behind the name is the “Journey which is more beautiful than the destination.” As of now, the road Abu Simbel reminded me of this phrase. Now Austria’s high alpine road adds to that list.Continue reading “Travelling high in the Austrian Alps.”

The “Perfect Post Card” town of Saint Gilgen.

When you think of Austria, you don’t hear the town “Saint Gilgen” as much as the big giants like Innsbruck or Salzburg. Neither did I until I saw Wolfgangsee lake on my way to Hallstatt. This post shows you why travelling to Saint Gilgen was the best decision I made during my 15 days AustriaContinue reading “The “Perfect Post Card” town of Saint Gilgen.”

What I think of Hallstatt?

“You must Travel to Hallstatt because it is declared the most beautiful village in the world.” Many people around me said this when I left for Austria with my mom for 15 days. Most people know Hallstatt as a beautiful wallpaper material for computers or Instagram. As an Indian history buff, I am not WinstonContinue reading “What I think of Hallstatt?”

24 Best things to do in Salzburg

Despite being such a small city, are there many things to do in Salzburg for a week-long week? Surprisingly yes! Hikers to history buffs, shopaholics to “cake-aholic”, Salzburg feels like it is designed to keep all kinds of visitors happy. Let me give you an assorted list of the Best Things to do in Salzburg.Continue reading “24 Best things to do in Salzburg”

Complete Salzburg Travel Guide for first-timers.

COVID Update as of 13 October 2022: No Pre-Travel-Clearance is required when entering Salzburg. Check their official website for the latest update. Having not watched the movie “Sound of Music”, could you be excited to explore Salzburg – Yes, you can. People said they skipped Salzburg because they thought it was for classical music admirersContinue reading “Complete Salzburg Travel Guide for first-timers.”

How To Meander through The Charming Wachau Valley?

When mom and I travelled to Austria, Wachau Valley caught my attention. I love wine, and we both have a soft spot for small towns. I wasn’t wrong in planning two days of strolling and sailing through the quintessential charming towns by the Danube side because it happens to be my mother’s favourite place inContinue reading “How To Meander through The Charming Wachau Valley?”

How I fell in love with Vienna in three days.

The world associates Vienna with museums. Does it mean there is nothing else to do? Of course not! The city hides many things besides its colossal palaces & museums. So this is an assorted list of the best things to do in Vienna that shows why a non-museum lover like me fell in love withContinue reading “How I fell in love with Vienna in three days.”

Complete Vienna Travel Guide for first timers.

COVID Update as of 24 September 2022: No Pre-Travel-Clearance is required when entering Vienna. Check their official website for the latest update. On paper, Vienna had everything a history buff like me craves – History, Architecture, street art, charming alleys and coffee. I was prepared to swim in the swamp of humans in Vienna afterContinue reading “Complete Vienna Travel Guide for first timers.”

Is Austria good for Shopping and what to buy there?

Austria’s charming shopping streets never fail to invite you. Supermarkets in small towns hide that herb your pension host uses in their Käsespätzle. The musicians busking bring cheerfulness when you sit on a bench after “you happily shopped till you dropped” This legit post took birth after” two almost shopaholic women” went shopping in aContinue reading “Is Austria good for Shopping and what to buy there?”

How to Travel Through Austria on a budget?

“Mighty mountains, pristine lakes, stunning streets for strolling, the intriguing history behind royal castles, fine wine, delightful music, lively public square – Along with these comes a threat to the pocket. “ “Mountain peaks with views are too steep to climb, too captivating to ignore & expensive to take the cable car. Your nostrils can’tContinue reading “How to Travel Through Austria on a budget?”