Palaces in Europe are filled with the very best that money (and centuries worth of inheritance) can provide. Here’s a look at eight royal residences that are worth the time to visit.
On a cool evening, we boarded tram #D in Vienna and headed to the end of the line. When we travel, we look for “local experiences” and a local had told us about something called a heuriger in the Austrian capital. We didn’t understand the concept, but if it was a local restaurant that served wine,
Vienna, Austria has a fantastic restaurant scene! Leading up to our trip, we read that until about a decade ago, Austrian cuisine hadn’t innovated in generations. However, we found a lot of variety in the Austrian capital. Dinner Cantinetta Antinori – This place tops our list for best meal in Vienna, and it wasn’t
Even if you only travel to Europe once, you will undoubtedly spend a fair amount of time in big, opulent houses of some kind—houses that belonged to rulers, to the very rich, or were built to honor God. Some are worth more time and effort than others, and Vienna’s Hofburg Palace is one of those
Schonbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the former summer home of the Habsburgs, is the most popular tourist attraction in Vienna. Over 2.6 million people visit a year – including us. But when we visited the sprawling 1,411-room palace on a cold winter afternoon, it felt like we had it completely to ourselves. At
This photo essay takes you on a tour through Vienna’s Naschmarkt, a food market teeming with amazing ingredients and varied international restaurants where you can enjoy a glass of Austria’s finest or nosh on Asian food. So good.
On our second day in Salzburg, we woke up and had breakfast at our hotel, the Hotel Am Dom. They had a nice little breakfast and were very accommodating for us. We checked out of the hotel, but they allowed us to store our bags for the day. We walked down to the river and
We got up late from our hotel in Munich and took a the Railjet train to Salzburg. This high-speed train connects Munich with Budapest and I kind of wished we were travelling on to Hungary. I had previously been to Salzburg in the summer of 1995, but this was Laura’s first time to Austria. Salzburg, like