Portrait of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, or Princess Sissi as she is better known thanks to Romy Schneider's movies. "Elisabeth with diamond stars in her hair" (oil on canvas) 1865 Franz Xaver Winterhalter
Travel: Austria's Green Lake in the Hochschwab Mountains is a hiking trail in the winter. The snow melts in early summer and creates a completely clear lake. The lake has a grassy bottom, complete with underwater trails, park benches, and bridges.
Guest contributor, Barbara, takes us on a tour of the most beautiful places in Austria. From the bustling capital of Vienna to picture-perfect Halstatt, she takes us through the some of the best places to visit in Austria.