I have lived in Austria for altogether 1.5 years so far, on and off, therefore most of what is being shared here on this site, is more of an expat’s than a traveler’s insight – and definitely way much more than of a tourist.
For inspiration, click on the links below for posts about cities in Austria, and on the picture for photo albums.
All Austria posts (more to come)
HOW TO GET TO AUSTRIA
One thing to adore about Austria is that it is in the heart of Europe, which makes it an excellent hub for visiting nearby countries (like the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland), but from here, it is also easy to reach a little bit more distant places as well.
The map above should give you a good idea.
Student Agency (or recently it was renamed as RegioJet) is a favorite company, with frequent, inexpensive and comfy coaches
WHERE TO STAY:
You can choose for a wide variety of options, according to your budget and other preferences.
Hotels, hostels, apartments
If you are on a super tight budget and anyway want to meet locals:
WHAT TO DO:
Coming soon. First tip, though: this part of the world is very much musical; you can hear organized and more spontaneous gatherings everywhere and all the time, like this one: A Croatian folk song in Austria