Well, I'm exhausted. In the last 24 hours I have travelled from Paderborn, through Bielefeld, Hanover and Berlin, had a two-hour stopover in Berlin, through Dresden and Prague and now I'm waiting in Vienna Hauptbahnhof for a train to finally
Austria is well-known as a top destination for snow sports and is the winter sports capital of Europe, and is also famous for being a country where the hills are alive with The Sound of Music. If it's good enough for Julie Andrews, it's good enough for me. Austria is landlocked and bordered by Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Slovenia, Italy, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. With its prime location and incredible scenery, it is a perfect place to visit when doing a trip to Europe, especially if you're coming from Prague!Vienna is one of my favourite cities in Europe - don't miss out on it!
Once Christmas is upon us most markets have closed already or are winding down to end before the new year. But - if you haven't had your fill yet (or don't have the opportunity to visit them until the new year) - some Christmas markets continue into January for your New Years visiting pleasure!If you're looking to adventure to some Christmas markets in January, then I have rounded up all of the festive fun still on offer into 2020.In this complete guide to Christmas markets open after Christmas (which seems like a strange idea but should definitely be more of a thing), you can find all your markets for enjoying festive cheer after the big day.
Term is almost over and it's less than 3 weeks until Christmas... what better time than an impromptu break before the Christmas madness?Below are some of the best deals we have found for a December vacation!Visit Göteborg in Sweden from £29.34 per night, Riga in Latvia from £22 per night or Salzburg in Austria from £29.64 per night!