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Austria/Switzerland

Courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide Place:    Salzburg and Innsbruck, Austria; Appenzell and Lucerne, Switzerland Time of year you went and weather:     April 13-23, 2003 (Easter break) Directions (Driving):  Leaving from Stuttgart, we took the A8/E52 toward Ulm/Munich (Munchen), around Munich change to A99/E52 toward Salzburg–this changes into […]

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Bike Tours: Salzburg

Reader Recommendation… “We did the Fraulein Maria Sound of Music bike tour in Salzburg this weekend and really enjoyed it, (Even my husband had a good time). http://www.mariasbicycletours.com/welcome.htm It really is movie-centered, so if you want historical Salzburg it’s not for you, but the tour covers about 9 miles over 3 hours, with lots of […]

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Vienna, Austria

Just got back from a trip where I spent oh, about 18 hours total in Vienna… not much, but we slept little, walked A TON, and took a lot of pictures. Here’s what I know… There are a zillion travel books/guides/sites/articles about Vienna, so there’s no point in trying to recreate it here. Just like […]

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Burgenland – Spa region of Austria

I went to this region of Austria because my grandfather grew up here and I wanted to see his home, but this area is special for other reasons as well. The land itself is green, hilly, and beautiful. Dotted with old homes and spas, orchards and vineyards, it’s rural and small – a glimpse of […]

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Vienna Travel Web Links:

For your internet perusal… who needs a heavy travel guide these days? :) P.S. I’m planning my Vienna/Budapest trip for September, so I’ll be sure to bring back photos and tons of great info from those places. :) Vienna information: www.vienna.info www.wien.gv.at www.wienguide.at www.austria.info www.aeiou.at Vienna/Austria Transportation: www.vor.at www.viennaairport.com www.aua.com www.oebb.at www.oeamtc.at Entertainment/Tickets: www.oeticket.com www.austria-ticket.com […]

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Vienna Hotel

Reader Recommendation… Here is the hotel for Vienna. As far as I remember, the room are not particularly fancy, but nice and clean. The location is awesome. HOTEL SAVOY VIENNA Lindengasse 12,1070 Vienna, Austria Tel: 0043-1-523-4646Web: http://www.hotelsavoy.at/ Another web resource for Vienna lodging: http://www.holidaycityeurope.com/savoy-vienna/index.htm

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Ruhpolding, Germany & Salzburg, Austria

Courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide Destinations: Ruhpolding Germany to include Bertchesgaden and Salzburg Austria area. Time of year: We went during October break. We had one day of not so great (rainy, grey weather) and the rest of the week it was nice and sunny. Route: You can use mapquest.com […]

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6 countries in 1 week

Information below courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide – used with permission Hungary, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Austria in One Trip First off, what were we thinking? This many countries in one week? YIKES! And, if we are visiting this many countries, what do we visit in each one to make […]

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