Salzburg deputy resigns after 3bn rogue trader loss Salzburg's deputy governor and the man in charge of the province's finances has announced he plans to resign next month after an alleged rogue trader gambled away billions on risky financial market ventures.
Wienfluss extended cycle path into city centre
The new extended route along the Wienfluss that stretches from Auhof at the border of the Vienna Woods through to Kennedy Brücke in Hietzing has become a popular keep fit destination for cyclists, skaters and walkers.
Boogie on down at Bogi Park
Family fun — whatever the weather. Austria’s largest indoor playground is a multicoloured fantasy world for all children aged 1 to 12 and their parents that offers adventure and fun on an area of 5,000 square metres.
Heuriger open for business again
Famous as the big wheel, Schönbrunn Palace or the Vienna Boys Choir are the real Viennese Heuriger or wine taverns which sell their own year's wine and small cold and hot dishes in Vienna, the only capital city in Europe that has vineyards within its city borders.
Overnight with the neighbours
Glen Sweeney on a trip to Bratislava - the Slovak capital that is just a stone's throw away from the nearby Austrian eastern border.
Free entry with free card in Salzburg
The travel desk has had a reminder for anybody hoping to finally start to enjoy the summer weather which has arrived very late this year that the free "Seenland Card" is still available and valid until the end of September.
Vienna river cruises
It's going to be raining a lot over the next few days according to the weatherman, and although you might be one of those that wants to avoid too much water it's actually a good time to take to the water.
Head to St Johann for a 'gorgeous' holiday
In 1875 Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein decided to visit Austria where he had a hunting estate. The event might have gone unnoticed had it not been for a meeting he had with members of a local Alpine Association, as Michael Leidig reports.
As an Alpine country with spectacular scenery Austria has always had an advantage in the tourism stakes.
Ladies Day skiing at Stuhleck
Stuhleck – One of Austria’s favourite day trip skiing destinations is celebrating International Woman's Day on 8th of March by offering special price ski tickets, drinks promotions and, hopefully, plenty of spring sunshine skiing for the ladies.
Family resort is a real 'Katsch'
In my opinion there has always been something very special about the Katschberg - the town on top of a mountain pass which nestles on the border between Carinthia and Salzburg.
For many years the Croatian coastline has been a destination for Austrian tourists heading east for their holidays, but neighbour Serbia is now fast becoming a popular alternative.
From the slopes to the spa - Bad Gastein
Bad Gastein has long been a favourite amongst winter sports fans in the know. With stunning 360 mountain panoramas, over 220 kilometres of ski slopes and worlds class thermal spa resorts it is obvious why so many people flock to the Gastein region year after year.
My Fun-Filled Contiki Ski Weekend
Most people do not long for the return of their school days, but memories of care free, fun filled days of school trips, and the first taste of freedom, are treasured by many.
Blue sky skiing into 2011
Filzmoos prides itself as a family ski resort and as keen English skiers, ranging from the novice to the intermediate, we decided to put it to the test.
Sleep somewhere with a story
Ever wanted to sleep in a converted sewer pipe, stay at a genuine Colorado ranch, or spend the night in an 18th century former prison? The 2011 edition of hotel guide "Unusual and unique overnight" is full of out of the ordinary places to stay - a perfect Christmas gift for travellers who like to holiday with a twist.