Travel Blogs from Vienna, Austria

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Braving the metro!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Braving the metro!

A travel blog entry by davefremland

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... and also a sweatshirt for myself 'cause I am so so so cold. A nice sweater of fleece in Navy blue emblazoned with VIENNA in giant red letters across the front. I kind of worked my way through the streets aimlessly following the crowds but also wide eyed. ...

See You Later, Slovakia, Vienna, Austria travel blog

See You Later, Slovakia

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... There was a lot of construction as the station was a temporary replacement for the city's main southern station. Like Budapest, Vienna had a couple major train stations. The Vienna tourist board may also have not been too concerned about visitors from ...

Longest Entry Ever, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Longest Entry Ever

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... they didn't speak German, they couldn't follow what was going on. I also picked-up the totally random fact that snakes in Austria represent wisdom. The architect had included a snake-motif in some of the detail work, which I told the guide would be ...

Lord of the ring, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Lord of the ring

A travel blog entry by davefremland

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I knew that would get you to read it!!  I just returned home and as I unwind, I want to get this all down before it disappears into memory.  My story starts with me waking up at about 9:00 in the morning after a fairly difficult sleep. Remember ...

Viennese Preview, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Viennese Preview

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... get water with your meal that I go for soda because I have trouble getting myself to pay for water. My friend said that in Austria, they made a law that the cheapest drink on the menu had to be non-alcholic since for a long time beer was cheaper to order ...

What are all those explosions?, Vienna, Austria travel blog

What are all those explosions?

A travel blog entry by davefremland

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... ;It turned out that is was now 10 minutes to 12!!! I turned the corner and low and behold a hot dog stand selling traditional Vienna sausage.  as i ate mine, It was so hot and full of cheese that it ruptured all over my sweater just as the fireworks ...

I've never been so cold!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

I've never been so cold!

A travel blog entry by davefremland

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... rest.  Honestly, it's been a very long vacation for me and I have no qualms about relaxing during a long vacation.  I'm sure Vienna will still be here later. later in the evening after some long relaxation time in my room, I went out for a drink ...

Museums, Museums, Everywhere, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Museums, Museums, Everywhere

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... containers filled with alcohol to preserve them. This actually helped prevent a competition among the three most important churches in Vienna. The Capuchin Monastery, which I saw yesterday, got the bodies. St Stephen's got most of the internal organs, ...

Palaces, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Palaces

A travel blog entry by eric

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... .  The Treasury boasts the best collection of crown jewels in Europe.  And its home to one of Austria's most familiar icons, the Vienna Boys Choir. Again I'm amazed at the architecture.  St Stephen's Cathedral took over 200 years to ...

So long farewell aufweidersein goodbye!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

So long farewell aufweidersein goodbye!

A travel blog entry by davefremland

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... ordering food or drinks but then I just relaxed for the 2 hour journey. The man in front seemed irritated when we arrived but i was quite content. Here I was in my 3rd destination for this trek,  Vienna where i checked into my hotel for the night. ...

Stopping to look up for once, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Stopping to look up for once

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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... where some people would only pick up unknown illnesses, bruises and cuts.  I got over the worst.  With Austria, Czech Republic, and Germany, what could possibly happen?  NOBODY gets hurt while traveling in these places.  Right? ...

Grandiosity in a GRAND capital, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Grandiosity in a GRAND capital

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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... the classy club that charges 12 euros on a Wednesday night, I just want to go back.  By the time, we end up in a tiny bar with a dance floor, it is 2 am and apparently closing (or does not want us there?).  So much for a crazy night in ...

Skiing in Austria, Kittsbuhl, Austria travel blog

Skiing in Austria

A travel blog entry by paul

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Brett and I went to Germany (Munich) and Austria. We skied in Austria which had excellent conditions. The people seemed a bit cold though. Never mind I - I was there for the ...

Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... that the groceries cost us about 3 times as much in Austria as we paid in Hungary. The standard of living is high is Austria and cars, bikes and fashions are all the latest. We quickly got into the spirit of Vienna and purchased concert tickets to a ...

Vienna!!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna!!

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... the train station, so I was out and off to Vienna by 11am, heading out of the old communist countries and over to right-wing Austria.  The train journey only took about 1 and a half hours, and the biggest thing that struck me was just how many wind ...

Portrait of an Unhappy Habsburg, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Portrait of an Unhappy Habsburg

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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   This morning Elenka and I caught the eight-forty-five train from Banska Bystrica to Vienna. Five-and-a-half hours later after checking into our hotel in the Museum Quarter, we made a bee-line for Hofburg Palace, the winter residence of ...

Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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... are left to be reclaimed by nature, skatekids and hobos. A real shame. Prague is beautiful. Just not all of it. We´re in Vienna now. But your eyes are tired. And you need another cuppa. I can feel it. We'll write more later. Thanks to all those ...

Valuable Lessons Learned, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Valuable Lessons Learned

A travel blog entry by daveaway

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... . Bratislava was a beautiful city, and it is by far the cheapest place I have been so far. From there I went to Vienna, Austria. Again I stayed in a hostel, and this one had some interesting characters. Vienna is a beautiful city, but I had gotten a ...

Dreams, Empires and Unfortunates, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Dreams, Empires and Unfortunates

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... . Ellen and I were having dinner at a restaurant in the Museum Quarter looking out at one of the world's most magnificent cities, Vienna. "There is a level of comfort I've come to truly enjoy in the civilized world," Ellen said. "Riding to work on the ...

Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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IMH: It is amazing to think that Austria borders 8 other states: Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic. We passed through Cesky Krumlov, a small town in Czech Republic crowned by an audacious castle and ...

Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... of about seven people, two opera singers, and two dancers.  It was nice to be that close to the action.  Being in Vienna even the smaller performances bring first class talent (at least this one did anyway).  They were all wonderful.  It was ...

Last day in Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Last day in Vienna

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... seen in a park before, it's great, people were just sat relaxing in the sun and enjoying the weather. I had really enjoyed Vienna, having come here with no real expectations it had been a great surprise that it is now actually one of my favourite cities ...

No Kangaroo's in Austria, Vienna, Austria travel blog

No Kangaroo's in Austria

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... there are Kangaroo's in Australia as everyone knows, but i didn't cotten on till the last day that it actually said "Austria" not "Australia" - definatly a blonde moment for myself. Well getting here was quite the task but quite amusing now i look back ...

The Great and Not So Great of Eastern Europe, Vienna, Austria travel blog

The Great and Not So Great of Eastern Europe

A travel blog entry by jill_and_andy

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... July 18. We continued clockwise to Krakow and Zakopane in Poland, across the Tatra Mountains to Budapest, Hungary, and then west to Vienna, Austria. We spent approximately two days at each stop and mostly used our rail pass to get from one place to ...

Vienna, Austria, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna, Austria

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... connection here and there to stay in contact with the rest of the world, I really don't mind staying away. We arrived in Vienna and checked into our hostel. It was a large building with 7 floors of rooms and a large breakfast and common area. The rooms ...

Naked Men Fighting Horses, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Naked Men Fighting Horses

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... .  Then we were very unsure as to what we wanted to do for the rest of the day but we found a brochure for Vienna's Prater amusement park on the north end of the city so we went to check it out. We thought about going on the gigantic ferris ...

Trip to Central Europe, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Trip to Central Europe

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... police. We were on an entry road to the highway which had a lower than expected speed limit. Turns out that in Austria a U.S. driver's license is not valid; an international driver's license is required. In addition, Chris' driver's license shows an ...

really big buildings..., Vienna, Austria travel blog

really big buildings...

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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... of travel together) and catching a very efficient two trains from Seefeld to Innsbruck and then across the breadth of Austria in 5 hours to Vienna (it's a pretty quaint little country). Hard to say goodbye to the family but it was an amazing train ...

Harmonica!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Harmonica!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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Just a quick entry to update! This American guy which was clearly on drugs kept playing the same ol guitar song over and over again and people kept getting annoyed. Somehow i think he got "years of experience" confused with maybe "days of ...

Kulcha Klub in Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Kulcha Klub in Vienna

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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... was painful and it was not the best day of our trip. It wasn't that bad though. Some of the scenery was classic Austria. Rolling green hills, forests, snow capped mountains etc. We are staying outside Vienna in the hills about 40 minutes from the city ...

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