6 Things You Didn’t Know about Salzburg

In western Austria on the Salzach river lies Salzburg, a city that looks straight out of a fairytale. Known as the birthplace of Mozart and the backdrop for The Sound of Music, there are a few things that many don’t know about the Austrian city. 1. Salzburg means “salt fortress” With a rich mining area around […]

European Christmas Markets: Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg, Austria The Christkindlmarkt originated in 15th century when elderly women began selling handcrafted items in front of the cathedral during advent season. Today, this middle age christmas market boasts a cozy and intimate atmosphere with only 85 vendors. Each offering traditional and seasonal crafts and trinkets, coats, gloves & scarves, tree ornaments, mulled wine, […]