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Alpenzoo, the Highest Zoo in Europe

April 23, 2012 | by Daniela

With around 300 000 visitors every year, the Alpenzoo – high over the roofs of Innsbruck – is the largest cultural institution in the country of Tyrol. As the name (and location) suggests, this zoo specialises in Alpine creatures, and... Read the rest

Vegetarian Restaurants in Vienna

February 23, 2012 | by Daniela

Vienna is a wonderful city, probably the most popular tourist destinations in all of Western Europe. The “City of Music” also boasts one of the world’s most famous culinary traditions. A diverse yet harmonious range of dishes, in fact, reflects... Read the rest

NYE customs around Europe

December 16, 2011 | by Daniela

New Year’s celebrations virtually exist in every country in the world. If you choose to be a little cultural this year and celebrate New Year’s in a different way somewhere around Europe, here are some of the most distinctive customs... Read the rest

Skiing and snowboarding in Austria: welcome to Mayrhofen

November 21, 2011 | by Elena

Mayrhofen is a quaint Tyrolean village nestled within beautiful mountains, which although being Austria’s best-known ski resort, has managed to retain the ambience and architectural integrity of a traditional Tyrolean village. It is located just 43 miles from Innsbruck and... Read the rest

Top 5 unmissable attractions in Innsbruck

July 20, 2011 | by Andrea Guerriero

Capital city of Tyrol in Austria, Innsbruck is located on the confluence of Rivers Inn and Sill. A visit to this lovely city, embraced by mountains and capable of being attractive in winter but also in spring and summer, will... Read the rest

Sweet Sweet Vienna

April 12, 2011 | by Andrea Guerriero

Vienna is famous in the world not only for classical music, historical sites and coffeehouses but also for its delicious sweets. Anyone who wants to go traditional should try a pastry along with authentic Viennese coffee, in one of the... Read the rest

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