Category: Destinations

  • Goldener Hirsch stags head

    CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Hotel Goldener Hirsch Salzburg, Austria

    Suite one Hotel Goldener Hirsch Salzburg, Austria First Impressions Hordes of tourists line the busy Getreidegasse in Salzburg’s old town most days, but tucked away steps past Mozart’s childhood home is Austria’s oldest hotel, Goldener Hirsch, built in  1407. Its Renaissance origins are evident from the moment I enter the small forest green double doors […]


  • The lobby at Hotel Bristol Vienna

    CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Hotel Bristol Vienna, Austria

    With its turn of the century feel, large painting collection and Bristol Bar with its cigars and cocktails, Hotel Bristol, Vienna is a glimpse into the lavish lifestyle in the heyday of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Located next to the Vienna State Opera on the most famous stretch of the Ringstrasse, this historic hotel opened in 1892. With an old world feel and a longstanding history with the city, the hotel is a mix of art deco architecture (take a seat inside the plush elevator, the first electric elevator in Austria), traditional antiques and modern luxe.


  • The Hofburg, Vienna Austria.

    Awesome Adventure | Top 5 Adventures in Vienna, Austria

    The top 5 Adventures in Vienna? Visit Schloss Schönbrunn. Eat traditional Austrian food at Plachutta restaurants. Enjoy pastry and coffee at Demel. Do a museum crawl at the MuseumQuartier Mumok (Museum of Modern Art) and Leopold Museum, Kunsthistorisches, Hofburg once home to the powerful Habsburg dynasty (rulers of the Austro-Hungarian empire), visit the Kaiserliche Schatzkammer (Imperial treasury), and The Sisi museum.


  • Lindwurm and aerial view of Klagenfurt Austria.

    Awesome Adventure | Top 5 Adventures in Klagenfurt, Austria

    For a region so close to the cyan waters of Lake Wörthersee there are of course tons of water activities to enjoy. But did you know that Klagenfurt also boasts a nostalgic tour on a vintage bus, a trip around the world with the cute models of Minimundus and a gorgeous old town centre?


  • Postlingberg Linz Austria

    Awesome Adventure | Top 5 Adventures in Linz, Austria

    Linz, Austria fuses culture, nature and industry. But it also has an adventurous side. Try taking a cruise on the blue Danube, riding one of the world’s steepest adhesion railways the Pöstlingbergbahn, baking your own linzer torte, getting an aerial view of the city atop a rooftop art installation, and visiting and futuristic museum with a great restaurant.