Austria is a country which gave birth to the gods of music, Beethoven and Mozart. It is famous for its mountains, music and food. The famous Alps Mountain where most of Bollywood films shot their songs is in Austria. It is also the birth place of Adolph Hitler. Majority of Austrian people speaks German because of the country's historical union with Germany. German is also the official language of Austria and other languages are Hungarian, Slovene and Croatian. Vienna is a largest city and capital of Austria. Valentine's Day celebrations are much colorful in Austria, one of the richest countries in the world. Alpine skiing is a prominent sport in Austria because its mountainous terrain. Austrians celebrate the Valentine's Day in the memory of Saint Valentine. February 14th is the date in which Austrians exchange their love messages to their beloved.
One of travel's greatest joys is experiencing different cultures through food. But, paradoxically, the ease of global travel is putting local cuisines at risk. As businesses begin to cater to travellers who expect familiar tastes, less mainstream flavours may drop right off the menu.
Picture the glow of medieval squares illuminated by thousands of sparkling lights. Imagine gingerbread-style stalls where artisans offer traditional crafts that threaten to banish gifts of boring neckties and fruitcakes for eternity. Marvel at iPod-toting children falling under the spell of low-tech charms like wooden toys, ice rinks and vintage merry-go-rounds.