Category Archives: Austria

In photos: five of Europe’s most scenic railway journeys; Ilaria Grasso Macola; Railway Technology

The European railway network is full of breath-taking routes. In this article, Ilaria Grasso Macola lists five of the most scenic railway journeys.

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You’re most likely to see a rainbow in these 10 places; USA Today

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Take Five: Best Vineyards In The World; Lana Bortolot; Forbes

World’s Best Vineyards annual list make for a wistful armchair journey for this pandemic-grounded wine writer…

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The world’s best vineyards for 2020 revealed; Maureen O’Hare; CNN

The first World’s Best Vineyard awards has named 2019’s leading wine destinations. Vineyards from France, Germany and Spain were among the best, but the top prize went to a New World producer.

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Let Hallstatt go: Arendelle-like Austrian village eerily quiet as ‘Frozen’ fans stay away; Hayley Skirka; The National

Travel restrictions in place because of the coronavirus have left the streets of this alpine village deserted

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Austria; Trazee Travel

Located in central Europe, Austria is brimming with historical and cultural attractions. The country is currently home to 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Top 10 Zoos To Visit That Won’t Make You Feel Guilty; Amber Levesque; World Atlas

Of the estimated 2,700 animal exhibits with any form of license in the US, less than 10% are AZA-accredited. Here is a list of 10 accredited zoos across the world.

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The Ancient Practice of Child Labor Is Coming to Light; Bridget Alex; Discover Magazine

Researchers piece together the stories of the smallest ancient laborers.

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17 Best Places to Visit in Austria; Lura Seavey; PlanetWare

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10 Best Things to do in Vienna; World of Wanderlust

The very best things to do in Vienna. These are the best attractions to visit in Vienna for first timers. Your complete guide to Vienna, Austria.

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Graz Bucket List: 10 Best Things to Do in Graz, Austria; Out of Town Blog

Graz offers eye-catching buildings backed by a wealth of culture, history, and cuisine. This list outlines the ten best things you will enjoy in this city.

Source: Graz Bucket List: 10 Best Things to Do in Graz, Austria – Out of Town Blog

This is the fairy tale village that inspired Disney’s ‘Frozen’; Laura Barry; Better Homes and Gardens

Frozen may be a Disney movie for children, but everyone – even people without children – are familiar with Frozen, or at the very least, Idina Menzel’s infamous song ‘Let It Go’. However, not everyone knows about the very real tiny town that is thought to have inspired Frozen, and the fictional town of Arendelle.

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Here is a grain of Austrian history; Kaushani Banerjee; New Indian Express

Hallstatt, a picturesque hamlet in the central European country, has been supplying salt from its mines since the Bronze Age.

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Snow patrol: 10 great winter train journeys in Europe; Robin McKie; Guardian

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From a steam railway in Yorkshire to hotels on wheels in the Alps, sit back and enjoy the show outside the train window…

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48 Hours: What To See & Do In Land Of ‘The Sound Of Music’; Nayanika Mukherjee; Outlook India

Come for 100 years of the Salzburg Festival, but stay for the stunning architecture and rich history…

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Salzburg any time; Barry Davis; Jerusalem Post

Actually, there doesn’t seem to be a bad time to go to Salzburg.

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Ironman Announces Graz, Austria As New Host City For Ironman 70.3 Triathlon; Trizone

IRONMAN today announced that it will add a third race in Austria in 2020 – the IRONMAN® 70.3® Graz triathlon. The event in the country’s second largest city will be held on May 24, 2020, replacing the discontinued IRONMAN 70.3 St. Pölten.  “With a visually stunning course, a nearby international airport, a strong triathlon community and perfect infrastructure for our athletes, we feel that Graz is an ideal location for a new IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon,” said Stefan Petschnig, Managing Director…

Source: Ironman Announces Graz, Austria As New Host City For Ironman 70.3 Triathlon | Trizone

A Cultural Guide To Vienna: History, Music, and Food!; Therese Sta Maria; TripZilla

Learn everything about how Vienna makes for an awesome medieval and modern adventure!

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Fortresses, traditional sports, hillside vineyards: A heritage trail will help you explore new cultures; Economic Times

Charreria is a traditional practice of livestock herding communities of Mexico.

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THE ULTIMATE TRIP THROUGH AUSTRIA’S HOTTEST CITIES; Travel Weekly

Follow the epic adventures in Austria of 4 travel advisors to discover the places, people and activities that wowed them—and are sure to delight your own clients.

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