Vienna

Hotel Park Royal Palace Vienna

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to stay at Austria Trend Hotel Park Royal Palace Vienna.  It was a nice getaway from my room-mates where I got to spend some quality leisure time. Read below to learn more of the hotel and my time there! A Young Hotel Hotel Park…

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Must See, Vienna

Schönbrunn Palace

Schönbrunn Palace Schönbrunn Palace (a.k.a. Schloss Schönbrunn) is one incredible sight to see and walk around. The palace is HUGE and yellow like the sun, which makes sense because this was the Habsburg summer residence that includes over 1,400 rooms. There are tours one can take inside the palace (with…

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Breakfast, Sweets & Treats, Vienna

Cafe Landtmann

Known to be the cafe where the famous psychologist Sigmund Freud use to visit in winters and evenings, Cafe Landtmann is an elegant Viennese cafe and tourist hot-spot founded in 1873.  This non-smoking cafe is very easy to find — it is next to the Burgtheater (pictured below) which is…

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Sweets & Treats, Vienna

CupCakes Wien

In August of 2013 it was a hot sunny afternoon and me and my husband (who was my fiance at the time) just got done playing some fun rounds of ping pong at Hamerling Park.  My husband wanted to walk back home, so we took a new route and to…

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Expat Insights, Vienna

Don’t Take the Server’s Attitude Personally

Disclaimer: The words shared here are from my personal viewpoint, perspective and insights. If you wish to share your perspective, please comment below. Constructive criticism is also appreciated, but any abusive comments or spam will not be accepted. Coming from the US where the typical restaurant worker is polite and…

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Must See, Vienna

Vienna’s Central Cemetery

It was a warm and sunny day with a hint of spring in the air. My husband and I took the 30+ minute metro and tram ride from Westbahnhof to venture over to Vienna’s Central Cemetery, Zentralfriedhof. The tram stopped at Gate 1 (Tor 1). As we walked through the…

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