Travel Blogs from Vienna, Austria

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Sweet symphony, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Sweet symphony

A travel blog entry by rora_8

... in Prague for the game said a few fights broke out in the city square, I was glad I didn't stay. During the day Vienna is busy with people, tourists and Viennens, but at night the city comes alive with beautifully lit buildings, street cafes, dancing ...

Tour 5271 / 0820  Day 21, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Tour 5271 / 0820 Day 21

A travel blog entry by warwicksoption

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... to the hotel early. We did have lunch in Vienna and were caught up in the crowds who were out for the Pope. Apparently, Austria is about 99% Catholic and it seemed so in the streets. Neither Jackie or i were really impressed with Vienna at  this ...

This means nothing to meeee......, Vienna, Austria travel blog

This means nothing to meeee......

A travel blog entry by chrisab14

So after leaving the Slovak Republic (its official name) we entered Austria. We entered on the East where it is very flat, so not much to see. To entertain ourselves we sang Sound of Music and this 80s pop song called Vienna (where the title of this ...

Day 1 in Vienna, Vienna 19 April, Austria travel blog

Day 1 in Vienna

A travel blog entry by shawnandchris

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... and take it from there. We ended up walking throughout the city centre and the Belevedere Palace and Museum quarter. Just walking though Vienna was fantastic and we also found the Naschmarkt which was huge. There was the usual tourist crap but heaps of of ...

Hotdogs in Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Hotdogs in Vienna

A travel blog entry by dawieboy

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Arriving at the main train station was quite different to Bratislava - it looks like Vienna (Austria) prides itself on being spotless, not a speck of dirt anywhere.   There is so much to see in Vienna -  we only had two days so had to leave ...

Sacher Torte and Vermeer, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Sacher Torte and Vermeer

A travel blog entry by mjs81

Hello to all... We have had a fantastic day in Vienna...we started to morning off buying Opera tickets for €40 for La Boheme (i know that spelling is right...) in great seats...so we are very excited for that this evening... We spent a few ...

Vienna it is, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna it is

A travel blog entry by sunmoongoddess

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I just can't leave Vienna. I am in love with this city...the people...the spirit! I don't want to leave. In fact, I have been forbidden to leave by several people here (it is nice when the feeling is mutual!) So, I stay. This trip has changed so ...

Vienna 2 - Melk to Kelms bike ride, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna 2 - Melk to Kelms bike ride

A travel blog entry by jdp643

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Today I went for a long bike ride through the Austrian countryside from the town of Melk to the town of Kelms with the two girls I met on the night train from Venice to Wein. We rented our bikes in Wein and then took the train to Melk where we had lunch ...

Vienna 3 - Walking Tour and Sword Dinner, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna 3 - Walking Tour and Sword Dinner

A travel blog entry by jdp643

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I went to return my bike first hong in the morning and the place I returned it to was about do so a walking your of the city so I did that. After the tour I continued making my way around the city for a little while and then went back to the hostel were ...

Vienna, Austria, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna, Austria

A travel blog entry by travelinsara

... over to the church at Stephanplatz.  We enjoyed a nice lunch at the Chattanooga Cafe and a traditional Vienesse coffee at Vienna's oldest coffee house. Or hostess, was Evelyn, a very lovely young woman, speaking exceptional English.  We met ...

Vienna - Day 5, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna - Day 5

A travel blog entry by superhamster

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... of Prince Eugene of Savoy and Archduke Charles of Austria, who are remembered as great military leaders. It also houses Austria's unknown soldier. After heading towards the Austrain Parliament Building I decided to catch a tram back towards the Wien ...

It's all about Sisi, Vienna, Austria travel blog

It's all about Sisi

A travel blog entry by mugharrington

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... .  With a few hours to kill we headed back to the Ringstrasse and small sandwiches at Trzesniewski – a rather bizarre Vienna lunch counter.  Later that afternoon, we visited Julien Meinl which is an international food store.  They had ...

Budapest Entry- From Vienna!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Budapest Entry- From Vienna!

A travel blog entry by tomsmidlife

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... called 'Netgear'- no such luck today- so I'll have to try and find a wireless outside (means schlepping the computer) to book Vienna; I'm running out of time with all of Europe to see. Somehow, I have to make peace with the fact that this trip will end- ...

Palace tours in Vienna and Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Wien, Austria travel blog

Palace tours in Vienna and Vivaldi's Four Seasons

A travel blog entry by lisa0904

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... entry on my flight home - I am also happy to know I can relive this trip through the pages of this blog. Thanks for joining me for parts or all of this trip - it has been a dream and a dance through Italy and Vienna that I will remember for a ...

Visit old friends - Besuch von Freunden, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Visit old friends - Besuch von Freunden

A travel blog entry by bonum_iter

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Wir verbrachten eine super Zeit in Wien und hatten grossen Spass diese interessante Stadt zu entdecken. Unseren Toyota hatten wir auf dem Campingplatz parkiert und mit unseren Bikes radelten wir regelmässig richtung Zentrum, um die Stadt zu erkunden. So ...

A brush with history, Vienna, Austria travel blog

A brush with history

A travel blog entry by superhamster

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... about his rejections, he said that perhaps fate may have reserved him for "some other purpose". Afterwards I headed back into central Vienna. It was still snowing and raining, so I abandoned my plans of photography along the Danube. I had some shopping ...

Vienna, the marathon., Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna, the marathon.

A travel blog entry by ricothegeordie

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So I seem to have fallen on a bit of 'luck' travelling from Poland to Austria. That luck comes in the form of an absolutely stunning Polish girl called Kasha who I just so happened to meet in Kraków on my final night there. With our trips ...

Spring Break Stop 5: The City of Waltz, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Spring Break Stop 5: The City of Waltz

A travel blog entry by bxbomberbabe

... However, after fighting our way through the crowds and getting elbowed a few times we eventually got communion. Apparently in Austria, Communion is a Contact Sport. After leaving St. Stephen's taking stock of our battle wounds, we went ...

Sunday 28 February, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Sunday 28 February

A travel blog entry by bradleytunstall

... to use a pamplet we’d picked up from the tourist info centre last night to take us on a self-guided tour of Vienna. Unfortunately, there was so little information given at each stop, that we couldn’t really appreciate a lot of the things we ...

Boiling Wieners, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Boiling Wieners

A travel blog entry by kirstenelise

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... of searching for air con. Erin had a great idea to tour around the Ringstrasse by sweet, cool tram. This street circles old town Vienna and replaces the 13th century walls that used to protect the city. Franz Joseph I tore down the walls and installed a ...

Februari 2005: Wennen aan Wenen, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Februari 2005: Wennen aan Wenen

A travel blog entry by arens

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Eten in Oostenrijk We hebben al best wat rare dingen gezien en gegeten (wurmen in de tequila in Mexico, stierenballen in China), maar dicht bij huis is het ook niet allemaal boerenkool met worst. Allereerst is hier de beroemde schniztel (kon niet ...

Vienna and Bratislava, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna and Bratislava

A travel blog entry by kiri-ana

... It was much cheaper for us to fly to than Vienna though, so for that it was worthwhile for a day.  It would be better to go to Bratislava first though, as Vienna is much more exciting and impressive, so its a bit disappointing finishing in ...

Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by hellonewman

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We arrived by boat in Vienna yesterday. We chose a boat instead of train from Bratislava to Vienna, and it was a good choice. Now we are stay with a family friend of Justin, she has been showing us around all the major tourist sites. Tomorrow night we ...

I'll be back.., Vienna, Austria travel blog

I'll be back..

A travel blog entry by srb013

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... meals.  I dared Brit to eat the eyeball.  She did of course cuz she's weird like that. We carried onto Austria (they've stopped checking our passports at the border).  We go tinto Vienna around 3PM and went straight to Schonbrunn ...

Walking Tour of Vienna and 'Little Fishes', Wien, Austria travel blog

Walking Tour of Vienna and 'Little Fishes'

A travel blog entry by lisa0904

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... a 90-minute walking tour. It took us the REST OF THE DAY. We kept getting sidetracked and wanting to experience little bits of Vienna's culture. One of my favorite bits is that it's encouraged for you to stop in the afternoon for a melange and a little ...

Vienna - EGU, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna - EGU

A travel blog entry by beagui

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It was actually quite a good experience to combine the pleasure of travelling with the Conference Assistant job. So much so that we have repeated the experience in 2008 (view ...

Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by planetbabs

Another beautiful city. We stayed in a slightly dodgy spot but it was still safe. The city centre was amazing. Buildings a thousand years old and makes you wonder how they were ever built at times. Fantastic. They speak english as a bonus. Like Salzburg ...

Amadeus Amadeus, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Amadeus Amadeus

A travel blog entry by milesg

... , and Haydn are buried (so we saw some pretty elaborate graves.) We also passed by where Beethoven lived when he spent some time in Austria. Then we headed back to the opera house. As I had been raving about the ballet that I saw on Sunday, Karly wanted ...

Just like Old Friends, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Just like Old Friends

A travel blog entry by harbadam

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... . We finally went back to the hostel around midnight to turn in. This morning we got up and caught the 9:30 train to Vienna. Checked in at the hostel and went exploring.  Grabbed some lunch at KFC. Just basically walked around what they call the ...

Vienna: The city of art & architecture, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna: The city of art & architecture

A travel blog entry by thepoonanns

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... eventually resulted in the US getting involved in both the Korean and Vietnam in an attempt to stop communism in its tracks. Now Austria stayed neutral during this whole situation and it is partly due to this that the United Nations decided to build one ...

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