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Nine Places You Should Visit While Living In Austria

Posted by: Scar on Saturday May 06, 2017 (00:09:38)   (1878 Reads)
(c) domelaci on Pixabay
Bright blue skies, high green fields, glassy lakes, fresh mountain air, and rolling countryside will all immediately remind you of the picture perfect Austria. However, there is a lot more than meets the eye to this forward-looking, landlocked European nation than its scenic beauty. This country is located in Central Europe and is bordered by Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary. It has a high standard o ...    more ...
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Moving To Austria? Here's How To Plan For The Winter

Posted by: Scar on Tuesday November 08, 2016 (16:27:35)   (1650 Reads)
(c) Nicolo Di Giovanni
The EU state of Austria is a founding member of the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development). Austria offers its residents a high standard of living and good job opportunities. The country’s appeal is further enhanced by virtue of its warm and friendly population. Austria is a multicultural country and is home to a considerable international population.    more ...
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An Expat Guide To The History And Culture Of Austria

Posted by: Scar on Friday September 16, 2016 (14:20:54)   (2012 Reads)
(c) tpxdave on Pixabay
Austrian culture is often mistaken for that of its neighbour Germany’s, a faux pas that expats living in the region should be careful not to make. With German being the official language of Austria, some of the country’s literature, art and even people can be (and often are) wrongly labeled by outsiders.    more ...
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Ten Things To Do In Austria In Winter

Posted by: Scar on Friday March 25, 2016 (14:10:38)   (3300 Reads)
© Valerii Tkachenko
Located pretty much in the centre of Europe, with the Czech Republic, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Slovenia, Italy, Hungary and Slovakia around it, Austria is one of the most popular destinations on the continent for both tourists and expats. The country has a high per capita GDP, a high standard of living, and is home to many of Europe’s cultural and business hubs, both in terms of its history and current developments.    more ...
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5 Great Restaurants For Expats In Austria

Posted by: Carole on Wednesday May 13, 2015 (17:53:20)   (1222 Reads)
If you love food, you’ll love Austria. The country has an endless list of restaurants that you’ll want to eat at, from little cafes to fine dining establishments, and from authentic Austrian dishes to innovative international cuisine. As a tourist, it’s rather heartbreaking – there’s absolutely no way to leave without feeling that you should have squeezed in that one particular place (in fact, often not one, but several). Fortunately, e ...    more ...
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5 Great Golf Courses For Expats In Austria

Posted by: Carole on Friday September 19, 2014 (03:07:04)   (1888 Reads)
Austria has about 140 registered golf courses and its golf clubs have a combined membership of more than 95,000 members. Golfing in Austria is a unique experience as the courses are surrounded by some of the most spectacular views of nature. These international quality courses are set amidst lakes, vineyards, hills and mountains and are created using innovative techniques. Here are some top quality golf courses that have helped boost Austria’s ...    more ...
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5 Foods You Must Try When Living In Austria

Posted by: Carole on Tuesday March 11, 2014 (21:44:58)   (2465 Reads)
Austria has a varied cuisine that has evolved over the centuries. The country is known for its delectable and creamy dishes that constitute the ideal comfort food for many around people the world. Many Austrian specialties have originated in countries belonging to the former monarchy, including Hungary, Italy and Bohemia. But while the dishes may have diverse origins, many of them were perfected in Austria. Here are 5 foods you must try when livi ...    more ...
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What Expats Need to Know About Broadband in Rural Austria

Posted by: Jamie on Tuesday October 01, 2013 (17:24:56)   (1836 Reads)
Across Europe and the rest of the world, superfast broadband is harder to find in the countryside than the towns. Whilst 99.9% of households in Europe have access to basic broadband services, that number nearly halves for Next Generation Access (NGA) technologies. The United Kingdom is far ahead of the curve, with the latest figures suggesting that 73% of UK postcodes have super-fast broadband, and the good news for expats is that Austria is only ...    more ...
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Where Should You Move To In Austria?

Posted by: Jamie on Thursday September 26, 2013 (20:30:26)   (2863 Reads)
Vienna (don't worry, they also allow cars!)
Internationally known for Freud, Mozart and The Sound of Music, Austria is a hub of arts and culture and often quoted as one of the best places to build a new life. If anything, it can feel like there are too many options here; flicking through guidebooks on each city proclaims all of their advantages – of which there are many – and very few downsides. But of course, finding a place that feels like home isn’t just about the number of attrac ...    more ...
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The Beauty of Austria

Posted by: Jamie on Friday January 06, 2012 (18:18:57)   (1322 Reads)
by Martha Andrus

As you drive from Germany into Austria, you begin to see the outline of the Alps in the far distance. As you get closer to Austria, the Alps are more prevalent and are the absolute most awesome sight one can behold. The closer you get to these mountains, the more you begin to see their majestic height with their snow-capped peaks. Below the mountains are the gorgeous green valleys dotted with streams and lovely Austrian archit ...    more ...