Travel Blogs from Szombathely
Bit of a sleep in today and a much needed "rest day" Arber and I cooked us pancakes for breakfast.. Yummy!! Then we set about doing some laundry etc so that we had something to wear as we had just about run out from Kosovo. I entered work mode and did a couple hours of stuff, emails etc... Arber and I were in need of some fresh air, so we set off on a walk through the "forest", or as ...
Arriving just in the nick of time, Arber and Besim collected us from Vienna airport just as their was a suspicious unattended bag in the arrivals section of the he airport. It was closed off as the police invaded the area, cutting it off - no one could get in, or out... Catastrophe averted, we were on our way to Arber's house in Stoob (about 45 minute driven from Vienna) After suffering mild whip-lash rom Besim's rally ...
... last two years. A brand new airport, clean and new facilities,lots of flights scheduled at the airport, a busy little metropolis as it seemed. These are signs of changing times. I can't wait to see what has developed in another two years when I return. Flight to Vienna where we will be met by Besim Thaqi and Arber Thaqi. I must say! I am looking forward to Austria (and the ...
... of the May Day celebrations and we think it is kind of a variation on a Maypole. We have seen them in many towns and cities in Austria.
The food is all organic and locally sourced. The dinner buffet offered a wide range of food including lamb, fish, salads, pasts, beef, and a range of desserts and cheese.
This has been a welcome break from being a tourist. Tomorrow we head to Rust for one night before returning the rental car in ...
Our hotel for the next few days is a Sport Hotel(!!) So, we are all on a little bit of a health kick!
The hotel comes with a large gym which is free for guests to use - we took advantage of that alot!! There's also a bowling alley inside the hotel. In our heads, we were imagining a big hi-tech bowling centre like David Lloyd; what we got was a VERY dated room that smelt like sick and 3 VERY old bowling lanes with what looked like melons for bowling balls. Still, we ...
Other places to stay in Szombathely
Bartok Bela Korut 39, Szombathely | Hotelfrom $104
11-es Huszar ut 118, Szombathely | Hotelfrom $52
Deak F u 3-5, Szombathely | Hotelfrom $100
Minerva u. 4., Szombathely | Hotelfrom $77
Szent Istvan park 15, Szombathely | Hotelfrom $34