The Albertina and the Austrian National Library

We checked out the Albertina Art Museum- mostly to see their Warhol and Picasso art.  Unfortunately, they only had 2 Andy Warhol and 2 Picasso pieces.  We were disappointed at the selection of art.  Of the museums we went to, this is not one I would repeat. We were also able to visit the Austrian … Continue reading The Albertina and the Austrian National Library


Prater Amusement Park

Vienna is home to the oldest amusement park in the world-- Prater.  We were able to go explore for a couple hours.  The amusement park obviously shows some wear due to its age, but is well worth a visit when in Vienna.  Admission is free, you just have to pay for each ride. The rides … Continue reading Prater Amusement Park

One year ago!

Obviously I'm still working on sharing pictures on this blog from last summers trip, but my Facebook reminded me today that 1 year ago, I was boarding a plane in Seattle and heading off for the beginning of an unforgettable 4 weeks.  One year!  I can't believe how quickly that year has gone by. Seeing … Continue reading One year ago!

What’s a trip to Germany without a trip to a beer hall?!

When people think about Germany, often their minds go to good beer, sausages, wiener schnitzel, spatzel, sauerkraut, etc.  Well, what better place to get all those things than the Hofbräuhaus München.  This is a 3 floor beer hall that dates back to the 16th century, and can hold what seemed like 1000s of people. Things we … Continue reading What’s a trip to Germany without a trip to a beer hall?!


Stop Number Two: Munich, Germany. After our lengthy stay in London, we packed our bags, said goodbye to Edgeware Road, and hopped on the tube to Heathrow.  Once at Heathrow we boarded a Lufthansa flight and headed to Germany! After our approximately 2 hour flight, we landed in Munich, went through customs, got our luggage … Continue reading München