Why You Should Visit Salzburg, Austria – The City Beyond Mozart & The Sound of Music

There are many reasons to visit Salzburg, Austria, and in this travel guide, I highlight what this city is about beyond its well-known parts and cliches detailed on the things to do in Salzburg lists, and beyond only Mozart and the Sound of Music. After multiple visits, I aim to show you how not all […]

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Salzburg Hallstatt itinerary — The Hallstatt trip from Salzburg for 3 days in Austria

Have you heard of Austria? If so, you probably know a very worldwide famous figure of this country is the great composer Mozart right?! But Austria has more than just Mozart, pack your suitcase and explore Salzburg – the Mozart’s hometown – and Hallstatt – a picturesque village amidst magnificent and breathtaking natural scenery. So, […]

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11 Epic Places in Salzburg Locals Wish Were Kept Secret

Salzburg has a delightfully-wonderful blend of natural beauty and unique urban sites throughout the city that entice visitors and locals alike. From outdoor excursions to famous attractions, here are some of the many experiences that Salzburgians might wish to keep under wraps from visitors and tourists and enjoy for themselves. Siemens Festspielnächte Taking place from […]

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Great Escapes: A Sweet Medley of Old and New in Salzburg, Austria

In northwest Austria, surrounded by Alpine peaks and dotted with centuries-old architecture, Salzburg—a quaint medieval city of 150,000 residents—is packed with a not insignificant amount of cultural points of reference. For many international travelers, however, the most recognizable thing about this riverside city is that it’s where many scenes from The Sound of Music were […]

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9 Top-Rated Day Trips from Salzburg

Salzburg, one of Austria’s most beautiful historic cities, makes a wonderful base for day trips into the equally picturesque surrounding countryside. Top day trips from the birthplace of Mozart include taking a riverboat cruise along the wide River Salzach; driving through the Salzburg Alps while enjoying the stunning city views from the 1,853-meter-tall Untersberg mountain; […]

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6 Of The Most Beautiful Lakes In Austria: Highlights Of The Salzburg Lake District

Austria has always held a special place in my heart since my very first visit. I love the lakes and mountains and the crisp alpine air and my Austria holidays always include a stay beside one of the beautiful mountain lakes. Over the years I have been fortunate to visit a number of beautiful lakes […]

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