The hills are alive!
Here we a have a small country but packed with natural beauty, culture, and the arts. Austria is one of those places that looks pretty all year around and I can't wait to go back. Now here are some fun facts about this golden nugget of a country!
The name Austria derives from a Germanic word ‘austro’, meaning ‘east’
Vienna has two claims to fame: Birth of Mozart and Maria vonTrapp from the Sound of Music.
The Austrian flag is one of the oldest national flags in the world
Approximately one quarter of the population of Austria lives in Vienna
Vienna has the oldest zoo in the world, founded in 1752
62% of Austria is covered by the Austrian Alps
The first postcards used were in Austria.