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  • Visiting Vienna on a backpackers budget


    With its grand imperial architecture and historic coffeehouses, visiting Vienna is like walking into a fairy tale. Blooming with art galleries and museums, the Austrian capital was once home to Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Strauss, Freud and Gustav Klimt. Whether you’re travelling for a weekend or a sightseeing adventure, there are plenty of things to do in […]

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  • Backpacking at the Snowbombing Festival

    Snowboarding Austria

    Fancy a bit of snowboarding during the day and a hostel party at night? The Snowbombing Festival in Mayrhofen, Austria offers a unique blend of superstar DJs and mountain air. Less than an hour away from Innsbruck, the alpine festival is an electric experience for backpackers. Now in its 15th year, the Snowbombing Festival is an annual event […]

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  • Traditional Christmas Markets in Europe

    Munich Christkindlmarkt

    Christmas market season is fast approaching and whether you like Glühwein or glögg, there are food festivals taking place across Europe. Traditional markets capture the joviality of Christmas and there is nowhere better to enjoy mulled wine with friends. Edinburgh European Christmas Market Where: Edinburgh, Scotland When: 21 November 2014 to 4th January 2015 Why: Stretching out […]