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Beautiful Budapest

As noted in my previous post, we arrived into Budapest on Tuesday evening. We are staying at an apartment that we are renting through Airbnb. And this one has worked out to be an absolute steal. We have a full apartment with a bedroom, living room, kitchen, and bathroom with an amazing shower. There are […]

A Half Day in Bratislava

On Tuesday morning, we woke up in Vienna, Austria and traveled on a one-hour train to Bratislava, Slovakia. By the end of the day, we will be in three countries: Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary. Bratislava is sort of on the way to Budapest, so it gave us an opportunity to see the city and also […]

A Day in Vienna Lifts the Spirits

On Monday, we woke up in Vienna, which was our 5th day of this trip through Central Europe. So, we deserved to sleep in a little. And we did. But by 11am, we were out the door and on the metro. I have to say, the metro system here is the most efficient and cleanest […]

Perched on The Eagle’s Nest

On Sunday morning, we woke up at the Hotel Astoria in Salzburg and had breakfast there, which was included. We then took a taxi into the city center to meet at the Panorama Tours kiosk to take our ride up to the Eagle’s Nest. This was the same company we used for The Sound of […]

The Hills of Salzburg Come Alive with the Sound of Music

Our Saturday started by waking up in Munich and heading to the train station, just a few blocks from our hotel. There are trains about every thirty minutes to Salzburg, Austria, where we were headed today. And the ride typically takes about 100 minutes. Our big plans included the original Sound of Music tour of […]

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