Travel Blogs from Vienna, Austria

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Slow down, you crazy child, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Slow down, you crazy child

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... Contiki tour and then we'll be spending a week in Ireland, and I come home on the 25th. I'm still having a blast. Vienna is beautiful, with cafes and statues and lots of classical music everywhere. It's very pricey and very Americanized compared to ...

Day 12: Vienna, Austria, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Day 12: Vienna, Austria

A travel blog entry by bizzbopbaribeds

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Woke up to a lovely city, enjoyed a great breakfast down the street and ventured into the heart of Vienna. Walked around the circle, saw lots of amazing buildings and what not. Went to the Leopold museum. After exploring for 6 hours we were ready to head ...

Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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... offered us several lengths of ribbon to wrap around it. We thanked her and then headed out to explore the lobby. The Vienna opera house is quite beautiful and elaborate compared with other theatres we have visited. The seats are arranged in horseshoe ...

Old Capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Old Capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire

A travel blog entry by col.caf

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Opulent.  This is really the only word to describe Vienna.  It seems that Austria was the real winner after the fall of the Empire.  Or maybe they just really helped Hungary during the empire, a time that Hungary refers to as its golden ...

Mozart and the rest of Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Mozart and the rest of Vienna

A travel blog entry by scooterandlaura

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On Tuesday afternoon, we took a train all the way across Austria to its capital city, Vienna (Wien in German).  Once the capital of the Holy Roman Empire in the Middle Ages, then capital of the Austrian Empire in the early 1800's, Vienna had a short ...

No more school!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

No more school!

A travel blog entry by pageckraker

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... have anything interesting to report from Tuesday through Thursday.  I got sick at some point between leaving Strasbourg and arriving in Vienna, and it turned into bronchitis (self-diagnosed), so I didn't do very much in the way of sight seeing. ...

Grand Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Grand Vienna

A travel blog entry by felixandfloss

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... chopsticks they give you come in.    We went into the city a few more times during our stay but generally took Vienna at a much slower pace than Budapest. I really don’t know how the standard backpacker, hopping from city-to-city ...

Going East, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Going East

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

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... I will meet cool people where I go in the world, but I think I will have to save Moldova for another time. Leaving Vienna went OK until I got marooned on a river island which was surrounded by industrial estates. After spiralling in circles for a while I ...

VIENNA, AUSTRIA, Vienna, Austria travel blog

VIENNA, AUSTRIA

A travel blog entry by unbound

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... gardens and palace. We spent a couple hours here and took a tour of the inside. Really magnificent. Other things we did in Vienna: visited a Clock Museum (for free), found a good brewery (1516 Brewery), saw St. Stephan's church - huge church in the ...

Coffee time in Vienna!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Coffee time in Vienna!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... who came over and started going through his binder instead!  This guy was selling tickets for another Mozart concert where the Vienna Philharmonic were playing - in all honesty, I think this guy was probably the real deal, but we were a bit spooked ...

Wieners, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Wieners

A travel blog entry by jenl

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I'm just returning by train from a weekend in Wien (known to we English-speakers as Vienna.) I’m a fan of Wien. I think I would put it in my top 10. Vienna is a beautiful city with a lot of great art and supposedly an amazing opera. I didn’t ...

Waltzing through Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Waltzing through Vienna

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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Waltzing through Vienna Having been woken up by our noisy polish roommates we decided to start the day early (well early as in 8.30am in holiday/'between-jobs’ land ;) ). There are only 5 showers on our floor (there must be at least 10 rooms on this ...

Vienna!!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna!!

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

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... Europe. I seemed to have overlooked that they don’t have the Euro in Hungary, a project for tomorrow I think. I just have to clean my mud encrusted bike now as the whole water supply and just about everything else in Austria fell onto it ...

Week 7.5 - Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Week 7.5 - Vienna

A travel blog entry by hansanddoyle

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... off to shower up and change, and I chatted with them for a bit. Then, it was time for the next and final adventure in Vienna - find a heurigen (wine garden/tavern) for dinner and some wine tasting. Mom didn't exactly need more wine, but I did, and it ...

Tomatino through Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Tomatino through Vienna

A travel blog entry by cfeins

... we spent so much time in Spain we had to completely forget about our plans to go to Italy....maybe another day! Now we are in Vienna and have been here since late Sunday night. Its been nice to stay in one place for a while and relax for a bit. The ...

Leaving Slovakia, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Leaving Slovakia

A travel blog entry by jambo

Today is bittersweet as Jane and I part ways again. I am flying out of Vienna on Monday, while she has another week in Slovakia, culminating in a high school reunion next weekend. So, after all the appropriate family goodbyes, I board yet another ...

We Made it to Vienna!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

We Made it to Vienna!

A travel blog entry by travelswitz

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We made it it to Vienna where we checked into our new hostel and then headed out for some dinner and coffee.  More ...

Schnitzel schtoppen, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Schnitzel schtoppen

A travel blog entry by peyton

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Varna to Vienna.Von Trapp Town. Westward Ho into the Euro ...

Ah, Vienna!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Ah, Vienna!

A travel blog entry by intrepidheroes

Hi everyone! We entered Vienna in grand style yesterday, aboard the train from Prague virtually in our own compartment. It was pretty amazing, seeing all the beautiful countryside stretching before us, but nowhere near as breathtaking as this city ...

A night at the opera, Vienna, Austria travel blog

A night at the opera

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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... as us. The others waited in the line while Joanna and I bought a famous cheese kransky. I think our main diet in Germany and Austria has been sausage. Every single one is so tasty though! Once the line moved down, we bought our tickets, and acted like ...

Heading to Germany, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Heading to Germany

A travel blog entry by dolphintherapy

Today we are leaving Interlaken and headed to Austria to spend the night, and then to Munich, Germany...................I will write more ...

Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by benandsabine

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Austria The next day we headed for Vienna and arrived in the centre about midday. We looked around for some digs but couldn't find anything so we rang some friends of Sabine's parents and ended up staying with them for 3 nights. We had a great time ...

Last Day in Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Last Day in Vienna

A travel blog entry by holdfast

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... leaders of Europe met to redraw borders after the defeat of Napoleon. The rooms reminded us a lot of Versailles however I don't think Austria nearly bankrupted the country to pay for it. We hop on a tram and head back towards the hotel and grab a bite to ...

The Bush's Viennese Waltz, Vienna, Austria travel blog

The Bush's Viennese Waltz

A travel blog entry by shrubberies

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... way, so took out a pistol and completed the job he had failed to do early in the day.   The Royal Family of Austria, the Hapsburgs, had successfully kept its wealth and position over many years, in part by shrewdly creating liaisons with potential ...

Sightseeing in Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Sightseeing in Vienna

A travel blog entry by rbailer

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Today, Nick and I finally got a chance to go sightseeing in Vienna and bring our cameras along. I attached some of the pictures from are 2 hour excursion ...

Day 2, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by mitchmoz

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... also found a magnet and it was really cool and big ( it's not big , it's like the size of two fingers). We went to 6 Christmas markets in Vienna . 3 on one day and 3 the next day and I only bought one thing, I soar a hole hip of stuff that I want to ...

22/05/2009, Vienna, Austria travel blog

22/05/2009

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

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Left early after breakfast as we did not know what to expect on the road, but finally made it by early afternoon to the wrongly named "hotel carina" a so called 3 star hotel which deserves not more than a mention in faulty towers. The lift smelled like ...

If its Friday, it must be Austria, Vienna, Austria travel blog

If its Friday, it must be Austria

A travel blog entry by lambue

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... I am happy to report, we made it and had a wonderful ride, mostly along the Danube, admiring the scenery, learning about Germany and Austria, eating in the restaurant car and having pleasant conversation. The sky is blue and the sun is shining, and we are ...

Willkommen in Wien!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Willkommen in Wien!

A travel blog entry by iainabroad

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... - Laughed when the Canadian backpackers I met in Prague paid 9 dollars for two instant coffees after we'd crossed the border by train into Austria  - Understood the truth of my guidebook when it told me 'in Vienna, if it isn't a cafe or a church, ...

Ueberraschungsbesuch in Wien... :-), Wien, Austria travel blog

Ueberraschungsbesuch in Wien... :-)

A travel blog entry by thekurk

Flug Stansted - Wien mit Air Berlin Ankunft dort und gleich Lotte erkannt. Dann sitzen wir und warten, dass Hans-MArtin auch kommt. Wir zu zweit sind die Ueberraschung. Sitzen da, trinken Kaffee und planen und hecken die Ueberraschung nochmal ...

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