Austria by besides the obvious

This page collects all the Austrian Travel Stories by Besides the Obvious. We love Austria, starting from the historical capital, Vienna all the way to the home of Mozart, Salzburg via the lovely and picturesque mountain villages, like Hallstatt. If you have any further recommendations, about where else we should go and visit in beautiful Austria, don’t hesitate to reach us out.

Austria, a land of enchanting landscapes and rich history, holds countless travel stories waiting to be discovered. Picture yourself strolling through the winding streets of Vienna, the capital city that exudes grandeur and elegance. As you explore its opulent palaces, such as the Schönbrunn Palace, and immerse yourself in the melodies of classical music at the Vienna State Opera, you can’t help but feel transported to a bygone era of imperial splendor. Beyond the city, Austria’s breathtaking Alpine scenery unfolds, inviting you to embark on exhilarating adventures. Whether you’re skiing down the pristine slopes of the Austrian Alps. Exploring the enchanting lakeside villages of Hallstatt and Wolfgangsee. Or delving into the captivating history of Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart. Each moment in Austria reveals a captivating travel story that will leave you yearning for more.

As you might know, our mission is to share something relevant. Something authentic, something real, something cool, something interesting, something personal & something different, via our travel stories & images. We are focusing on ideas from local sources, giving tips that are usually unknown to travelers and foreigners. Guides to secret places which only the guy from the given neighborhood could know about. To the hidden picturesque view, with recommending everything besides the obvious: the local real feel, the adventure of discovering the unknown, the authenticity, culinary guide to the meals that locals are really cooking and eating at home, and much more. Hope you will read our Austrian Travel Stories, feel inspired and enjoy the journey, as much as we do!

travel stories from Austria

Visiting Hallstatt, the most romantic village of Austria

Visiting Hallstatt is always a good idea! Yes, it is, as depending on which part of the year we are travelling to the village, it shows us a different side. More vibrant colours during summer, with an emerald green shade on the lake, while in winter all the roofs are covered by snow. This time…