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Lost in Translation

When even something written in your native tongue makes no sense.

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Hiking and Schnitzeling and Drinking Wine

A palate cleanser between Chopstick Diaries installments. This last week was the spring holiday for AIS but for obvious reasons (see Singapore, Seoul, Japan; and two more planned trips within the next month) we stay-cated, though we did not deprive ourselves of day outings.

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Repatriation

3 Countries.

16 Days.

1 Cracked iPhone face.

72 Travel Hours, including more time in Dubai Airport than any traveler deserves.

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Hiking and Schnitzeling. CTF Gets His Pommes!

And gets to walk in mud, slosh through puddles, and eat the last remnants of snow on the Mostalpen.

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Hiking and Schnitzeling. The “20 Schilling Blick.”

It is well known; at least well known amongst our friends, that Tony and I neither ski nor waltz, two requirements of Austrian living for which our delinquency should have resulted in our residency cards long being confiscated. But we have become quite fond of weekend wandering, another important pillar of life in an alpine country and perhaps our saving grace.

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Hiking and Schnitzeling. Tut Gut Wandern!

Because it is February, after all.

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Hiking and Schnitzeling. The New Season Begins

Plot Twist. There was no Schnitzel!

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Party in the Prunksaal

The Austrian National Library celebrates 650 years, and they have unearthed quite a few treasures for this year-long celebration exhibition to share in the State Hall. The exhibit is truly a treasury of knowledge.

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China Meets Austria

So much music.

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