Austria is a central European country that often gets mistaken for Australia. Luckily Austrians have put up notices to remind visitors that there are no Kangaroos in their country:



Skiing is big in Austria and Mayrhofen is famous for its powdery slopes. There's even a slope called Harakiri meaning "suicide" in Japanese, because it has a 78° incline (ie almost vertical). Having never skied before, I thought I could just watch and learn. Bruises & broken bones, that's what skiing is really about.


Grüner See

Grüner See is a lake in Styria, near in a village named Tragöß. The "Green Lake", with its emerald-green water, was voted by Austrians as the most beautiful place in Austria.


Bruck an der Mur

Bruck an der Mur is a small town of some 13,000 people, located in the state of Styria. There's a restaurant there called Baderhaus, where the owner dresses and acts like the Austrian emperor from 1800. They also sell a drink called Spezi which is Fanta and Coca mixed together.



With a thrilling historical backdrop, Vienna is a great place to see beautiful architecture, parks, the opera, horse carriages, and Mozart chocolates. Mozart the genius who, looking at his portraits, not only mastered classical music, but the bitch face too.



Graz is a studenty city in the South. At its heart is a nice medieval old town main square.


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