From horses to classical music, Christmas markets through to wine taverns, there is a lot to see and do in the Austrian capital, writes David Whitley.
The Belvedere hotel offers the flexibility of apartment living with the comfort of hotel services.
It's hard to imagine how Vienna could be more magical.
From historical instruments to the Vienna Boys Choir to the final resting place of Beethoven and Schubert: Vienna breathes music.
It's not just about apples at this strudel cafe.
It's one of Europe's most popular cities, but the airport is clearly struggling to handle the tourist boom.
Brew wildflower elixirs and breathe mint-fresh air as you hike in an Alpine summer .
Renowned as the birthplace of classical music, Austria is a country of culture and striking beauty. Spectacular snow-capped mountains reflected in deep blue lakes become a skiing mecca in winter, and in summer attract hikers, cyclists and swimmers. Year-round, innovative cuisine sets it apart from its Swiss neighbours; and a sense of grandeur belies the Austrian cheeky demenour, as one visit to Salzburg's trick fountains sum up.