Mercure Secession Wien
Travel Blogs from Vienna
In a nice change, today dawned bright and sunny here in Vienna - much better than the last two gloomy days! After borrowing a computer in the lobby of the hotel to print my train tickets for tomorrow I headed out onto the streets and made my way to the Opera house, which was the starting point for the Rick Steves walking tour I was planning to do. …
Well, weatherwise today was a little bit better - still raining, but not quite as heavily. (And I made sure to stay away from puddles on roads...) Plus, the city was back to normal after yesterdays holiday, so everywhere was open and there were a lot more people about.
I ended up going past St Stephen's Cathedral, but not going in. There …
Man, this ended up being a completely screwed up day. To start with, I managed to turn off my alarm without waking up, and thus didn't actually wake up until after 11am... I wasn't even that late to bed last night! On top of that it was raining - not just spitting but properly raining with no sign of it letting up (indeed, it's barely stopped even …
Going to be another short entry today I'm afraid, as I spent most of the day travelling. Checked out of the hotel and had a bit of a rush to make it to the bus station in time, as it was quite a distance from the hotel, and the twisting and turning streets didn't help! I made it in time though and boarded the bus to Villach.
For some …
There's something very surreal about being able to say, "I'm going to Vienna for a night" or "I think I'll go to Venice this weekend". From Graz, both scenarios are possible; it's as easy as walking to the train station, purchasing a low-priced ticket from an automated machine, and hopping on board the next train, which depart nearly hourly. It's a luxury many students including myself have taken advantage of during the semester. For myself, it won't be ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Pets allowed