Nestled smack in the middle of the Alps, Austria is a skier’s and snowboarder’s dream. Winter sports aside, the historical capital of Vienna houses many impressive art and history museums. Cultures oozes from all angles thanks to Austria’s many quirky and cool pubs, taverns, cafes, and galleries. Visitors coming to Austria love the quaint historical cities, the medieval castles (you can’t miss Hochosterwitz Castle!), and amazing views anytime of years from the looming Alps. Austria demonstrates low internal conflict, including things like violent demonstrations, political terror, and violent internal political conflicts. Low homicide and violent crime rates allow citizens and visitors to feel safe when traveling around the county. Austria also keeps up appearances throughout Europe maintaining friendly relationships with its border countries as well as Eastern European nations. To top it off, Austria spends very little money on its military.