The former summer residence of Austria’s imperial family, Schönbrunn Palace is one of the most visited sites in Vienna. Set in a baroque complex that includes the palace, viewing terrace, gardens and mazes, Schloß Schönbrunn is well worth a day trip out from the city! When I visited Vienna in Summer 2015, a trip to… Read More A Visit to Schönbrunn Palace
Whenever I arrive somewhere new, finding a way to view it from the skies is always top of my list of things to do! Whether that be by hiking up a mountain, climbing up a church tower, or literally taking to the air, nothing beats that feeling of looking out over a new skyline and… Read More A Birdseye View of Europe
A tiny village in the Austrian Alps, Grünau im Almtal is simply beautiful. Not usually found on must-see travel routes, a visit here had me feeling as though I’d uncovered a secret gem! Set in the middle of the Totes Gebirge (the Dead Mountains), Grünau is a village of just over 2000 people. It’s very… Read More Why You Need to Add Grünau im Almtal to Your Travel List!
From grand Imperial architecture to fun at the fair, Vienna has more to offer than its pretty-but-dull reputation suggests! Historical, walkable, and oh so beautiful, by the time I left Vienna I had fallen a little bit in love. My time in Vienna didn’t get off to the best of starts, meaning I was left… Read More 1 Day in Vienna