Salzburg often gets lost in the shadows of Vienna, despite the fact that the festival city has plenty to offer besides Mozart. For example, Salzburg is home to Baroque palaces and gardens and a variety of museums. It also stages lovely evening concerts and boasts what is likely the best dessert in all of Austria – the Salzburger Nockerln sweet soufflé. Why not come along with me on my journey to Salzburg!
As a former Lucerne student, Mount Rigi was like home to me: I watched the delicate Alpine flowers sprout in spring, avoided the heat of the lowlands in summer, escaped the fog in autumn and tobogganed bravely down the mountain in winter. Now it was finally time to go on a hike to explore the “queen of the mountains”!