Tagged: Austria

Hotel Papageno, Vienna

Hotel Papageno Vienna

I needed a place to stay in Vienna this weekend. I was holding a reservation at the Le Meridien but after a Suite Night Award award didn’t get processed I thought better of it and cancelled just before cancellation deadline. I ended up not too far away and a relatively affordable...

Commuting between Vienna and Bratislava by train 🚆

The capitals of Austria and Slovakia are extremely close geographically and often in history been part of the same nation or empire. Today a quick commuter train service connects the two cities. People often choose to live one side and work the other to take advantage of the lower cost...

A busy day in Wien for an overpriced passport 💶

After all my fuss and avoidance in getting a new passport I spent today back in Vienna after returning yesterday. Off for a renewal application with a pile of cash and getting the photo taken. Given it is a huge sum of money compared to any other country and mine only had...

Rock in Vienna music festival🤘

I trying to figure out if I should go Budapest now or later while Julia was planning on going to a rock music festival with a friend. Neither of them wanted to go, her friend pulled out, exhausted after a fun run that morning. She felt obligated to go however as it was an old...

Hofburg Palace

Vienna Sightseeing

We spent a somewhat overcast day visiting the capital of Austria. The centre of the city is full of architectural and cultural highlights, far too many for a single day. We took photos of everything again, so I’ve tried to pick out the best.

Hotel Am Konzerthaus, Vienna

We’re staying at the Hotel Am Konzerthaus in Vienna. It’s quite nice but like everything in Vienna, is a little bit expensive.