Tips & Tricks
Mountain Hiking Expeditions (Austrian Alps) – “Trekking Austria” provides hiking tours of the Austrian Alps – just 1 ½ hours outside of Vienna. An experienced multilingual hiking guide is on hand to show participants the accessible and beautiful mountain range of Upper Styria and Lower Austria. Some of these tours are done with snowshoes. For […]
Weinherbst Niederösterreich (Lower Austria) — the entire region of Lower Austria (just east of Vienna) swells to the rhythms of the grape harvest, as Europe’s largest wine tourism festival, fans its way through several wine regions including the Wachau, Krems, Carnuntum, Klosterneuburg and the Thermal region. This month-long wine festival, which takes place annually from […]
Montesino Casino (Guglgasse 11, Vienna) – this is a card game casino which emphasizes poker games (e.g. “texas hold’em”, and “seven card stud”). Various poker tournaments (such as “World Poker Tour”) are also held here.
WUK (W’hringer Strasse 59, Vienna) – this is a local cultural center that holds a variety of events in the following areas: WUK Theatre, WUK Culture for Kids, WUK Music and visual art. See its website for upcoming events: www.wuk.at
Tiergarten Schoenbrunn Zoo (Maxingstrasse 13B, Vienna) – founded in 1752, this is the oldest existing zoo in the world. Many give this zoo good ratings for the space it provides for many of the animals showcased here, and the conditions that they’re kept in. Obviously, this zoo was originally made for the Austrian aristocracy, and […]
Vinatrium Cellars (Hauptstrasse 55, Deutschkreutz,) — Not a few wine enthusiasts would live to have this kind of a cellar under their house: high, vaulted ceilings of brick, tastefully renovated and lighted, and – thanks to the state-of-the-art climate control – made into the perfect storage space for veritable treasures. Located an hour south […]