Posts Tagged ‘ Austria ’

What’s hot: September 2018

Aug 31st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now



Making the playing field Level?

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By
Level plane

Last week IAG launched a new low cost airline based in the Austrian capital city of Vienna. Why is this of interest to us?



Innsbruck: Maximilian I’s legacy

Apr 21st, 2018 | By

Reza visits Innsbruck and finds a city that was nurtured by the Holy Romans Emperor, Maximilian I



Salzburg – Mozart’s birthplace

Mar 16th, 2018 | By

Reza visits the Austrian city of Salzburg, a place forever linked with music and especially its most famous son – Mozart.



Barbados tops satisfaction index

Mar 11th, 2018 | By
Barbados

Norstat announced the winners of its Destination Satisfaction Index and the overall winner was Barbados. Second was the Seychelles and third, Bermuda.



The healing powers of the Gastein valley

Nov 5th, 2017 | By

Reza visits the Gastein Valley in Austria, a place with spectacular views but the healing cave therapy is also a big tourist draw.



What’s hot: November 2017

Oct 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world



Oh, Vienna! (part two)

Dec 24th, 2016 | By
Chrsitmas baubles

At this time of year in the UK, you’d be forgiven for wanting to stay indoors next to a radiator but in Vienna there’s plenty of reasons to wrap up warm and stride out. Whether you cram in culture or while away hours in a traditional cafe, the Austrian capital will you over writes Kaye Holland



Oh, Vienna!

Dec 23rd, 2016 | By

At this time of year in the UK, you’d be forgiven for wanting to stay indoors next to a radiator but in Vienna there’s plenty of reasons to wrap up warm and stride out. Whether you cram in culture or while away hours in a traditional cafe, the Austrian capital will win you over writes Kaye Holland



Christmas markets in the AustrianTirol

Nov 29th, 2015 | By

Although Christmas markets are traditionally linked with Germany, Austria also celebrates Christmas with markets that concentrate on local produce, crafts and traditions.



Linz – beauty and tranquility combined

Nov 18th, 2015 | By

Linz is a vibrant city, which looks forward to a bright future. It has a lot to offer to visitors from history to art, music and nature.



Saturday snippets: 17th October 2015

Oct 17th, 2015 | By

The new James Bond film and claims that various parts of the world are linked attract Adrian’s attention this week along with fuel surcharges and disruptive passenger behaviour



Saturday snippets: 12th September 2015

Sep 12th, 2015 | By

Should you happen to be walking through the North Yorkshire Moors this weekend and come upon the fishing village of Staithes and spot two erect giant blue lobsters don’t rub your eyes, they really are there. The nine foot lobsters, one coral coloured and the other a striking aquamarine are exhibits in the ‘sculpture by the sea’ exhibition in this year’s Festival of Arts and Heritage which takes place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September. The galvanised and powder coated metal ‘Coronation Catch’ exhibit
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Barbados or Austria?

Aug 6th, 2015 | By
Barbados

Santander released a piece of research that shows that Barbados is one place where our purse strings might get stretched.



Win tickets to The Family Travel Show!

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By

Tickets to The Family Travel Show – the UK’s first ever event totally dedicated to family travel adventures – up for grabs



Celebrate Bastille Day wherever you are

Jul 14th, 2015 | By

Whether you’re in France or not this Bastille Day, enjoy a little slice of Gallic life with Lonely Planet’s recipe for Pain au Chocolat



The serious slopes of Schladming

Feb 25th, 2015 | By

Anna Maria Espsäter straps on her skis and takes on the world cup slopes in the Austrian Alps.



Ski spotlight: Sarah Tijou, ski instructor

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By

Travel journalist and ski instructor, Sarah Tijou, talks life on the slopes



What’s hot: January 2015

Dec 31st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world



Ski spotlight: Rob Freeman, author of the Snowfinder guidebook on Austria

Dec 27th, 2014 | By

Rob Freeman – the UK’s leading authority on skiing in Austria and author of the Snowfinder guidebook on Austria – talks life on the slopes



All white

Dec 25th, 2014 | By

Whether you’re in the process of finding your ski legs or a wannabe downhill champion, the Austrian resort of Obergurgl is where it’s at writes Kaye Holland



The Jakobskreuz

Jun 26th, 2014 | By

At the end of July, the Jakobskreuz, a 29m cross at the summit of the Buchsteinwand in Austria’s Tyrol will open to visitors with five viewing platforms in all directions.



Where the experts holiday: Stéphanie Kuypers, tour guide at Talk of The Town London

Jun 23rd, 2014 | By

Stéphanie Kuypers of Talk of the Town London – a dynamic tour company whose entertaining and informative guides bring London to life – talks travel



Austria’s wonderful white horses

Feb 25th, 2014 | By

Patricia Cleveland-Peck achieves a long-held ambition to visit the Spanish Riding School in Vienna and has the additional treat of a trip to the Stud Farm in Styria where the foals are born.



Last chance to enter young travel writer competition

Apr 4th, 2013 | By

Al Fresco Holidays has extended the deadline of their Young Travel Writer competition so children now have until 15 April, to work on their entries and be in with the chance of winning a family holiday



Where to ski in Europe this season

Dec 11th, 2012 | By

As ski enthusiasts look to the new season, Anna Maria Espsater tells us everything we need to know about Europe’s ski scene



Viva Vienna!

Dec 8th, 2012 | By

Austria’s capital and largest city, Vienna, claimed top spot in Mercer’s 2012 Quality of Life survey



Vienna, Christmas markets and Klimt’s year

Dec 5th, 2012 | By

A visit to one of Vienna’s many Christmas markets, is a great way to get into the festive spirit. Frederic has the low-down on the Austrian capital’s most magical markets as well as where you can get to grips with Gustav Klimt, creator of The Kiss, who was born 150 years ago