Travel Blogs from Vienna, Austria

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Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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... as lover and lover many things seem not so important to you. traveling alone is an entirey different approach. from Prague to Vienna No more free compartments. Finally we find an empty one, only an old man with large and scarred workers hands and ...

No Kangaroos in Austria, Vienna, Austria travel blog

No Kangaroos in Austria

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... a chocolate snowman for Brad! Did succumb to some tat later though and found myself with some magnets saying "no kangaroos in austria". We did also wander around the Naschmarkt (Viennese markets, which started in the 16th Century) but only because we were ...

Happy Birthday Mum from Vienna!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Happy Birthday Mum from Vienna!

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... realise how busy you are on the weekends and do hope I can catch you before I head off to Vienna's palace. The call centres are excellent here in Austria and cost only 9 cents per minute to ring Australia. Well Vienna is an absolutely stunning city ...

Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by yah27

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... palm trees and beaches.  But generally, it's a good response unlike our two-time elected president.    Austria is quite like Germany.  People speak German, food is almost identical and transportation system is basically the same, ...

Zurndorf, Zurndorf, Austria travel blog

Zurndorf

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... the old sump oil at a service station. We had to purchase a Vignette sticker for permission to drive on the motorway in Austria (our fourth country where this was required). They are only about $7-10 and the shortest ones will cover the vehicle for ...

laptop breakdown, Vienna, Austria travel blog

laptop breakdown

A travel blog entry by yah27

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... My laptop i purchased via ebay to save few bucks is turning out to be my biggest headache thus far on this trip. i'm in vienna, austria right now, headed to budapest tmrw. hopefully, i can get my laptop fixed there. i'll have updates to Berlin, ...

Phil-ing Faint.., Vienna, Austria travel blog

Phil-ing Faint..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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<Brian's brief chronological list of "highlights" (and of whinging)>   - Went to listen to the Vienna Philharmonica play a selection of songs which I had never heard of... we had standing room tickets so we had to stand in the back ...

Austria, the complete story, Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Austria travel blog

Austria, the complete story

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Austria We exited and as it was slightly late, we found a place to sleep and stayed. In the morning, we headed towards Vienna. Wein to the locals. Home of the Weiner Schnitzel. We found a campground, parked up, and then headed into town. We did the all ...

Museums and Mozart, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Museums and Mozart

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... . I've already been here, so I haven't spent much time revisiting all the typical landmarks or sites. Instead, I visited the Vienna Historical Museum yesterday. Last night, a few of us decided to skip the optional concert at Schonbrunn Palace and get ...

Just Passin' Thru, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Just Passin' Thru

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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We've just arrived in Vienna from Riga and have taken a cab to the train station. There's a glow on Ellen's face. We're on our way to ...

Laundry and Lifeless Ponies, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Laundry and Lifeless Ponies

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... )>   - Today was a rest day of sorts... meaning we did bugger all. - Bought tickets to the Vienna Philharmonica for tomorrow. - Sat at a nearby park that overlooks Charles Church and people watched while listening to some dude ...

Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by jag

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... to visit a Mozart statue .The musicians such as Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and Schubert hold a strong influence on Vienna. After the statue I took in the two dominating buildings along Reichstratssr before heading back to St Stephens Cathedral. I ...

Sacher Torte and a Viennese Wirl, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Sacher Torte and a Viennese Wirl

A travel blog entry by easties

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Vienna was a different story. It was beautiful, interesting and lively. In Austria we were back on the Tom Tom sat nav, so we could find a nice campsite without having to find a tourist office first. We could get into the city with a bus and a train ...

Innsbruck ok time for a moan about ihyf the ..., Innsbruck, Vienna, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Innsbruck ok time for a moan about ihyf the ...

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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... things). We did manage to see a few sights St. Stephans cathederal and the Schloss Schönbrunn gardens. But we will remember Vienna for two things: 1) Pearl Harbour - True Hollywood! It was really relaxing to watch a film in English. We haven´t ...

Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by tavini

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... so far, and Vienna is one of our favourite cities in Europe, at least as far as the culture is concerned. A century ago, Vienna rivaled Paris, London  and St. Petersburg as one of the greatest cities in Europe. At the center of a huge empire, ...

CK to Wien - easy? - WRONG!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

CK to Wien - easy? - WRONG!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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I roll over and open my eyes to see a beautiful morning outside our wooden framed window here in Austria. Traveling around Austria has been great, but first i'll start off with the journey here. Last time i wrote i think i was ona train, but to get here ...

Still in Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Still in Vienna

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... Hall where I got myself a beer and settled down to watch the free open-air Film Festival. Tonight, my desire to see Vienna`s Philharmonic Orchestra was accomplished... for two hours, I listened to a range of Mozart´s renditions which was truly awesome, ...

Lucrezia Borgia in Vienna wearing trousers, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Lucrezia Borgia in Vienna wearing trousers

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... town and wandered around Schoonburg Palace on the way in.  Magnificent building with better gardens, red squirrels included.  Vienna provided good strolling place, skyped for the first time and was great to see The Gicks.  We had noodles ...

We've finaly started, Viena, Austria travel blog

We've finaly started

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... a really good education. Met tons of fellow backpackers all very friendly. Majority were American Canadian. Did the usual Vienna attractions St Stephens Cathedral and the Lipizzana Museum as the stables were empty! Horses were either on holiday or ...

Vienna - Choir City., Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna - Choir City.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... a free screening of a recent Berlin Symphony Orchestra performance and we enjoyed the cultural experience, before heading back to our hostel for a well earned rest after a busy day. Footnote: The Historic Centre of Vienna is UNESCO World Heritage ...

Austrian Corn Fields and not much else, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Austrian Corn Fields and not much else

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... .  The noise of the combine harvester drove me out pretty quickly.  At St Polten we wified in a cinema cafe (!).  Vienna West Campsite became our target as a result of our research, 36 miles.  Cracked on to Bohiemkirchen where we had ...

More Mozart.., Vienna, Austria travel blog

More Mozart..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... a quick listing of the highlights of the city. - Did the Rick Steve's self guided walking tour and then walked around Vienna ourselves... saw the sights like Opera and St Stephens Dom and the statues of Mozart and Strauss. - Visited the Imperial ...

"Grey Day"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... , we meet the Fun Bus at their hotel - and they are excited to be staying at a good one finally - and all travel to the Vienna Concert Hall for dinner and a "Sounds Of Vienna" recital. The room is opulent but many of the 400 or so seem ill-informed about ...

Europe, phase 2, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Europe, phase 2

A travel blog entry by canaussie

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Dreadfully ill, yet again, Scott and I took our longest and what was to be our 15th flight so far to Vienna, Austria, our arrival point in Europe from which we would bus it to Prague.  Many moons ago, and one year before we met, Scott and I both ...

A long and unproductive day.., Vienna, Austria travel blog

A long and unproductive day..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... Vienna.. The whole journey including transit times took us almost 12 hours, we were totally exhausted when we finally reached Vienna to check in..   Sometime during the transit from Bled to Ljubljana, I lost my jacket as it was clipped ...

Extract: picture julie in a tight black ..., Salzburg and Vienna, Austria travel blog

Extract: picture julie in a tight black ...

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... from Vienna to Salzburg, our midway point from Budapest. "Passport? Why the hell would you need a passport in the middle of Austria!" said the smiling austrian train conductor as I handed over all of my documents to her from our train cubicle. After ...

vienna off to a completely wild start, Vienna, Austria travel blog

vienna off to a completely wild start

A travel blog entry by gtrob

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... have a DJ, big projector things, improptu bars, the whole shebang. All not a quarter mile from the 2nd biggest train station in Vienna. So, I talk to the German some more, we eventually decide that the novelty is over, it's time to find an M-bassy to ...

"My Blue Heaven"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... . It has space, colour and some stylish decorator furnishings. And free wifi. AND working air con! HEAVEN!!! Last time l was in Vienna thirty years ago, l had a dental abcess coming to it's climax. I spent the short time there in a feverish, pained haze, ...

Wien, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Wien

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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... I spent the day visiting city center...more palaces, more cathedrials.  I never realized how many amazing people came from Austria....Mozart, Hayden, Strauss, and FREUD!  I went to visit the place where Freud lived most his life and carried ...

Vienna, Austria, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna, Austria

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... Most others consisted of constipation-inducing door-stop breadrolls and jam. One can only consume so many breadrolls. History: Vienna was founded initally as a Celtic settlement called Vindomina. It was strategically located, with the Danube river to ...

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