To close out my section about my European adventures, I wanted to share and highlight some of my favorite stories/ moments. Some you may have already read, but some will be new. In no particular order, here they are! When we first arrived in London, the back door of our AirBnB apartment wouldn't lock. We … Continue reading Europe Favorites
Wow. Four weeks in Europe literally flew by. A month seems like a lengthy amount of time, but when you consider all the things we saw and did, well, that time was gone in an instant. Now almost a year and a half later, as I reflect on this trip, I am still in awe … Continue reading Goodbye for now, Europe.
We were in Venice for a short amount of time, but were able to get a taste of this beautiful city. Here are a few random shots from our time in Venice:
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
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
We began our day by exploring yet another palace: Schönbrunn Palace. We were able to explore inside the palace, and learn the history of the past inhabitants. Note: in early July it is incredibly hot in Vienna, and there is no air conditioning inside the palace. There were large crowds which made exploring the palace rather … Continue reading Schönbrunn Palace
We woke up bright and early to catch our train from Munich to Vienna. German trains were some of the nicest we encountered on our travels (Italian trains are terrible... but more on that later). We accidentally ended up in the sleeper car, but it was incredibly comfortable and spacious, we didn't mind having to … Continue reading Vienna, Austria