• Vienna, Austria Photo Gallery

    Month: March 2019 Accomodations: Hotel Ziper – Lange Gasse, 49 Vienna, Austria 1080 Recommendations: Our Favorite Meal of the Trip: Cafe Maria Treu around the corner from Hotel Zipser. We recommend ordering the traditional Austrian dishes “Knodel” (dumplings), “Eiernockerl Nockerl” (little dough balls fried with egg and topped with fresh chives) and “Spatzle” (similar dough balls fried with bacon, onion and cheese) and “Kaiserschmarrn” (pancakes with apple sauce and icing) Things to Do: Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Tour, Rathausplatz, St Stephen’s Cathedral, Graben, 7 Square, St Peter’s Church, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Vienna State Opera, Natural History Museum & Kunsthistorisches Museum,…

  • 5 Secrets to Enjoying an Art Museum…With Kids!

    Truth be told, we didn’t mean to visit the Kunthisories Art History Museum with our kids during a recent trip to Vienna.  It just sort of happened!  In an effort to include something child-friendly into our trip (since the city isn’t as toddler focused as Barcelona!), we meant to purchase tickets for the Museum of Natural History.  An honest mistake, I swear! Both identical buildings, grandiose and awe-inspiring from the exterior, sit right across from one another in an area of Vienna called Museum Quarter Wien.  In our haste to achieve smiling faces we quickly jumped online and purchased tickets…

  • Hotel vs Air B&B…Which is Right For You?

    Remember that adorable Christmas movie The Holiday staring Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet? Two single gals in opposite sides of the globe looking to escape everyday life – so they decide to do a house “switch”! The cute Rom-Com was my first intro to the idea of house sharing…and it fascinated me! Abandoning the complimentary soaps and reception desks of traditional cookie-cutter hotels for a more personal experience and renting someone else’s home to live like a local… The rise in popularity with vacation rentals like those offered on Air B&B is the assumed cost savings. Why pay for a…