My final day had arrived – this whole working malarkey greatly impediments travelling duration. Still our 9 days had lead us around a lot of Austria – such a beautiful place and to Slovakia for some New Years fun. Not bad considering… Sensibly we had packed up the night before and so after fixing our … More Last day in Vienna – Belvedere and Klimt
Our final day of the trip together in Vienna dawned and after yesterday’s less than successful shenanigans we were determined to make the most the hours we had left. We had previously planned to visit Schonnbrunn today and so after getting our stuff together we left the hotel at 8.30 to take the underground train … More Vienna – Schonnbrunn Palace and Zoo, Foodmarket and Karlskirche
As I opened my eyes on for the first time in 2016 I felt surprisingly ok…. Alas, this was not set to continue. As soon as movement occurred the stirrings of a headache began to surface followed by the dreaded stomach churning. At 24, being sick after a fantastic night out is a sad state … More Bratislava – Vienna and the Vienna Staatsoper
When booking our trips I always plan trains etc. in order to maximise our time in each location. Therefore, when looking at trains from Innsbruck to Graz arriving in around midday seemed like a great option. This meant however that we had to leave Innsbruck on the 6.09 train. Our hotel was about a 10 … More Graz – Catching up with old friends and celebrating Farmer’s New Year!
It was a slightly earlier rise today since we had to catch the bus to Stubai so we headed down for another lovely breakfast of local meats and cheese with bread before layering up and heading off to the train station. So originally when booking our hotel in Innsbruck we had chosen based on hotels … More Glacier Skiing – Stubai
As day 3 dawned in sunny Innsbruck the lack of snow had one advantage – we could lie in! After a leisurely breakfast of cheese, ham and bread with coffee and orange juice we headed to the train station to see about getting a bus to Ambras Castle. This however, proved slightly more difficult than … More Innsbruck – no snow but a beautiful city
I awoke feeling very refreshed after a whole 10 hours of sleeping and made my way down to breakfast to enjoy some meat and cheese with bread – what could be better really? The hotel also offered some scrambled eggs with bacon which I had on the side. Check-out was at 10a.m. and so I … More Salzburg – walking and drinking in a beautiful city
The final trip of the year is finally here and its one I have been looking forward to for some time – Austria!! What a year it has been though; from Japan, to New York, Madrid to Nicaragua and Honduras, and a European end with Paris and Bruges not to mention all of the UK … More All alone in Salzburg