|Perhaps the most famous representation of Austria was made in the critically-acclaimed, world-renowned movie musical, The Sound of Music. Although the setting was during the pre-war and post-war Austria, people have always thought of Austria as a wonderful place, thanks to the songs in the movie and wonderful performances of Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer and of course, the adorable Von Trapp kids. They featured the cityscapes and also the countryside in this wonderful, heartwarming movie.
Meanwhile, the capital of Austria, which is Vienna came to be known worldwide because of their floating lifestyle and gondola rides. Whenever you get to see a scene with a guy paddling a boat with lovers sitting on it, you would surely associate this setting to romantic Vienna. Even Las Vegas and Macau have recreated these scenes in a couple of their casinos. It one of the most famous casino settings in these places!
Not to be left behind are the vienna restaurants that surely offer the best-tasting meals. It is no wonder that many restaurants have sprouted all over the world with the word Vienna in their brand name. And there is also a chain of Vienna coffeehouses all over the world that also offer franchises! So if ever you visit Vienna, do not forget to sample their local cuisine. Do not go to internationally known fastfoods because you can eat there anywhere. But sample the local tastes of Vienna and you will surely be delighted.
While in Vienna, you may also want to visit neighboring Zurich so that you can revel in the wonderful collection of Zurich Art. There is just so much to explore in Zurich if you are on an art trip because many world-renowned artists come from here. If you are into the appreciation of art, then surely you would not miss a stop for an art zurich trip in any one or two of their famous museums!
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