Feb 11, 2015 Austria
Salzburg was easily my favourite city in Austria, and from the moment we arrived I fell madly, deeply in love with it. Filled with effortless old world charm and subtle classical qualities, this city is also home to one of the world’s most beloved movies,…
Dec 10, 2014 Austria
Although the city of Vienna has a well-known history associated with classical music, operas and art, it is also home to schnapps, Swarovski Crystals, and psychoanalysis. All the sorts of things that most young children will yawn at. But we still found pl…
Nov 27, 2014 Travel Tips
There are so many choices to be made when considering a train trip across Europe. Which countries, cities, and train routes? What days or months to travel? It’s a challenge and a little overwhelming just thinking about it all, so I decided to write down o…
Oct 25, 2014 Austria
This is the most authentic way to see many locations around Salzburg used in the Academy Award-Winning film, The Sound of Music. We sang the songs, ate the strudel, and climbed (almost) every mountain. Find out our verdict.
Oct 14, 2014 Austria
Long before radio, TV or the cinema was the world of puppets. But just like “video killed the radio stars” so, too, did the fine art of marionette initiate its slow demise as movies invaded homes across the globe. Except in Salzburg.
Sep 22, 2014 Austria
Other than the Sound of Music’s “My Favourite Things” song to guide me, I didn’t know much about Austria’s food before arriving. Famous for their sweet tooth, it should be no surprise that more than half of these foods listed are delicious desserts and sw…