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Innsbruck, Austria: 5 Ways to keep it cheap

Innsbruck, Austria: 5 Ways to keep it cheap

Europe’s ski towns are scattered across the Alps and serve as ideal winter getaways for those living up north. Innsbruck, Austria is one of the favorites and one of the cheapest. It’s bigger than surrounding towns, with a larger population and thus a lot more to offer in terms of quality and prices. Here are » Read more

Apes and Architecture: Europe’s most stunning zoos

Apes and Architecture: Europe’s most stunning zoos

Most folk have definite views about zoos, and any mention inevitably brings out a string of arguments for and against the incarceration of animals. But there are other reasons for going to zoos beyond watching wild cats, apes and okapi. Zoos are great spots for people watching and, for anyone with even only a passing » Read more

Innsbruck: Austria’s ultimate ski town on the cheap, year-round!

Innsbruck: Austria’s ultimate ski town on the cheap, year-round!

Innsbruck, Austria is a winter and summer destination for mountain lovers from all over. To take advantage of this alpine gem without burning a hole in your wallet, here are some suggestions for ultimate fun for the winter and summer. Sports Summer: Hiking is the ultimate summer sport in the Tirol valley. It’s cheap, healthy, » Read more

Austria: Cheap Castle Accommodations

Austria: Cheap Castle Accommodations

We recently came across a guide to Castle Hotels and Mansions in Austria and bordering countries published by Historic Hotels of Europe. Castle accommodations aren’t usually Cheapo territory, which is why we were overjoyed to find multiple listings for rooms under €100/night, as well as several castles with rooms for far, far less. The lakeside » Read more

Austria: Burgenland’s Lake Neusiedl

Photo by Elen Farkas Austria may be a landlocked country, but it is surrounded by lakes and rivers. One of these is Lake Neusiedl in northern Burgenland, Austria’s easternmost province. It is said to be the warmest lake in the whole country and is frequented by Austrians as well as tourists from Eastern and Northern » Read more

Austria: Burgenland Festival Gets Ready to Rock

Austria: Burgenland Festival Gets Ready to Rock

Now that spring is officially here, with daylight saving time adjusted, Austrians are up and ready for outdoor activities, including the famous open-air music festivals that fill their streets with music and tourists. Nickelsdorf, a sleepy village in Burgenland, will be the scene of one of the biggest rock festivals in Europe, attracting visitors from » Read more

Austria: European Football 2008!

Austria: European Football 2008!

The important cities in Austria and Switzerland are where the action is when it comes to the UEFA European Championship 2008. According to the UEFA Web site, groundwork for a European national-team competition began in 1956, achieving fruition in 1958 as the European Nations’ Cup, and is now known as the UEFA European Championship. Fans » Read more

Austria: Environmental Politics and Red Tickets

Austria: Environmental Politics and Red Tickets

The heads of the European Union member countries are planning to install tax on the kerosene used by most airplanes. The Austrian government is supporting this EU initiative. What will its eventual application mean, beyond the obvious fact that international air travel will become more expensive post-implementation? Add €40 to your one-way ticket from Vienna » Read more

Austrian’s Cafe in the Skies

Austrian’s Cafe in the Skies

Even at the end of our work days we’re still drinking coffee. Why? Because we don’t get enough sleep. Back off. It’s good to know that at least on flights in and out of Mitteleuropa we’d have a choice of caffeine delivery systems. Jaunted reported today on Austrian Airlines‘ new Viennese Coffee House Service. The airline itself talks » Read more

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