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Krems An Der Donau, Austria

Today we had our first and only stop of the season in the Austrian town of Krems.  A slightly larger town, but still with a charming historical old  section, Krems’ town charter was granted in 1305.  But there have been ... [Read more]

Bicycling Along the Danube Through the Wachau Valley

Recently, I had the opportunity to go along with the cycling excursion from Melk to Dürnstein, along the Danube River in Austria.  (To read my post on the lovely village of Dürnstein, CLICK HERE.) This particular excursion isn’t offered very ... [Read more]

Austria’s Lake District

I recently had a half-day off, and was able to go along for what is called the “Romantic Austria” tour to the country’s lake district. The tour takes you to three small towns nestled along three different lakes. The lakes ... [Read more]

Dürnstein, Austria

So far this season, we’ve made a couple stops in the little Austrian town of Dürnstein, located right along the side of the Danube River. It’s beautifully picturesque and offers some fantastic vistas. On one of our stops, I hiked ... [Read more]

Vienna Travel Guide

After living off and on in Vienna, Austria for the last few years, I thought it was about time I put together a really helpful guide for anyone planning a visit to this fine city.  (And for those of you ... [Read more]

Hiking at the edge of the Alps

This past weekend, my roommate (Sonja) and I went hiking in the Austrian mountains.  She has a car, so on each of those two days, we decided to get out of the city and reconnect with nature.   Saturday was ... [Read more]

Frühling in Wien! (Springtime in Vienna!)

It’s turning out to be a really nice week, so I thought I’d post a few pics that I took the last three days around Vienna to help get into the springtime feeling!  

Sunday afternoon in Vienna

It’s Sunday afternoon here in Vienna.  I thought about going out for a walk, but the forecast says rain and the clouds outside my window seem to confirm that.   Two weeks have gone by since I returned to Vienna, ... [Read more]

A few days back in Vienna….

After saying good bye to Miloš, Sonja and I were on the road to Vienna.  She told me I wasn’t allowed to cry at all, or it would make her start to cry for us.  So we were going to ... [Read more]

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