Vienna, Austria (5/15)


Austria’s beautiful capital city, Vienna, is defined by its Imperial traditions, cultural events, and remarkable baroque architecture that give the surrounding mountains a run for their money when it comes to views. This city boasts typical architecture of striking domes, carved cherubs, and vibrant figureheads. Get ready for an immersion into the culture, food, music, and art when visiting this soaring gem. Also known as the city of music, Vienna’s artistic and musical legacy was molded by renowned composers and scholars such as Beethoven and Mozart, who called the city their home. The slender streets of the inner city snake through ancient structures, oozing an ambiance so authentic that you almost expect a native Vienna composer to come out from around the corner and greet you. Among the activities to do while in Vienna include; taking long walks on the Schonbrunn gardens which extend for over a kilometer from the palace and feature various sections and displays along with a labyrinth and Neptune’s fountain. Visiting the Tiergarten Schonbrunn zoo which is the oldest zoo in the world and houses many animals, including the endangered giant panda. Visiting the Schonbrunn Palace, which is a massive 1441 room structure holding a significant role of cultural importance in Austria and the main tourist attraction in Vienna. Vienna is ranked as one of the most livable cities in the world and remains to be a popular tourist destination.

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