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In the myAustrianBlog, we give you a regular insight into the exciting world of myAustrian. This is where you can find everything you need to know about our news, services andproducts. We look forward to beginning a stimulating and lively dialogue with you, and inviteyou to share your adventures and experiences with us.

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Christmas around the World: The 5 Loveliest Christmas Traditions

Snow starts falling, the streets are decorated with festive lights, and the air is heavy with the aroma of gingerbread and sweet biscuits – that’s how we know it’s Advent here in Austria! Around the world, though, the celebration is marked with a huge variety of different customs and traditions – so in today’s blog, we’re taking you off on a journey to explore the most beautiful – and very special – Christmas traditions around the world!

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The loveliest Christmas Markets in Europe

Ihr schlendert gerne durch weihnachtlich geschmückte Gässchen und trefft eure Freunde auf eine Tasse Punsch? Wir haben für euch die schönsten Christkindlmärkte Europas erkundet! Wie wär’s mit einem spontanen Kurztrip im Advent?

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On the trail of Silent Night in Austria

Every year, millions of people around the world sing one song in particular at Christmas: Silent Night. So today, read on to discover the story of how a humble poem grew to become the world’s best-known Christmas carol – and explore idyllic spots in Austria which played a key role in the development of Silent Night.

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A Degree to Give You Wings: AIRcelerate

Julia and Leah both want to reach for the sky – that is why they decided to take the ‘AIRcelerate’ Bachelor’s degree course at the University of Applied Sciences in Worms, in cooperation with Austrian Airlines. The concept, which is unique in the world today, combines specialist input with practical trainee elements relevant to exactly where they’re going to be used later on – with us! We met up with Julia and Leah, and they told us more about their experience of the first practical stage on the course, at our Head Office and at Vienna Airport.

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