Politics in Vienna: Austrian Parliament, EU Commission, and the UN

As part of our weekend in Vienna, Salzburg College took all of us on three tours regarding politics in Austria: the Austrian Parliament, the EU Commission in Vienna, and the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna. Austrian Parliament Opened in 1883, after the lessening of royal power, the Parliament, formatted as the House of Representatives and … More Politics in Vienna: Austrian Parliament, EU Commission, and the UN

Fasching

Fasching is the Carnival season of the German-speaking countries. It starts on the 11th day of November at exactly 11 minutes after 11am and ends at the stroke of midnight on Fat Tuesday (the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday). In Salzburg, there was a parade the Saturday before Ash Wednesday and many of us decided to … More Fasching