Austria

The Sound of Music: A Photo Story

Sound of Music Tour, Salzburg: -The real life Maria and the von Trapps family have been shown differently. For instance the Baron wasn’t as cold hearted as shown in the movie. -The movie shows several locations that are different from the ones mentioned. -Maria and Julie Andrews met in real life after the success of […]

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A Day in the Baroque Town of Salzburg

Salzburg, the picture perfect town that most people connect with the movie The Sound of Music, literally means”salt fortress”. Its old world vibe and baroque architecture with the ever imposing Alps makes for a great vacation spot. Salzburg is well known because Mozart was born here. And Mozart is everywhere in this town. You can see his orange […]

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All in a Day: Belvedere Gardens to Austrian Library

The weather in Vienna is so unpredictable! I wasn’t lucky both the times and my clothing choices turned out to be poor because I didn’t pack enough layers. Being the last day in the city I was on the verge of finishing my cash but since I was in no mood to withdraw more euros, […]

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The Bookstores of Vienna

Vienna…. I love this city too. You would think that I probably love every European city…It is true to some extend but there are some that you would really love to go back to. Vienna is one of them. Whether it’s art, culture or food, Vienna will charm you away!! Today I am taking you […]

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Oh Vienna, I Love Your Cafés

I love Europe because of old trams, beautiful architecture, historic cafés…. Europe has a side to it that no other continent offers. One such side is that of Vienna with its traditional coffee houses. I know that every city in Europe has coffee to offer. Then why is Vienna so special?? Simply because the Viennese coffee […]

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Discovering Imperial Vienna with Context Travel

The first that pops in my mind for Vienna is elegant! Contrary to several people’s belief that Vienna is boring and dull, I found it to be quite the opposite. The Central European team at Context Travel helped me majorly in that regard. Context Travel is a company specializing in city tours/walks with local historians. Their USP […]

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Waking Up in 25Hours Hotel, Vienna

In my previous post I mentioned that it is the month to be grateful. One such place that highlights my gratitude is the 25Hours Hotel in Vienna. Located in the 7th District of the city, 25Hours Hotel is based on a circus theme. It has a strange name and an ugly building (from outside) but that […]

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Things I Love About Travel

-Discovering new places, cuisines, history, culture ….   -Breaking mundane routines and making your own. -Challenging yourself to things you never imagined. -Sharing travel stories with strangers. -Making check list and ticking each one as it’s achieved. -Learning words of the local language. -Knowing others’ point of view for a new vision -Enjoying a cake twice a […]

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