Tails From the Vienna Woods


The Neighbors

Lichtenštenjnské Stezky! A Revisit!

A fairy tale-like cycling route in southern Moravia.

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Bzenecké Vinobraní!

“Czech”-ing out a few harvest festivals in Moravia. And no, the pun never gets old.

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Slovak Festival of Folk Arts

Like an American State Fair, but for the entire country.

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Tinkering in Bratislava

‘Twas a holiday in Austria last week one day so we paid a visit to the neighbors.

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Germany has ruined driving fun.

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A Very Bavarian Weekend. II

The Top of Germany.

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A Very Bavarian Weekend. I

Unlike in previous years, we had given no consideration to an end-of-school-year holiday this time around because we and our passports are a little travel weary at the moment. But then Anna Grace asked if we could take the end-of-school long weekend to enjoy Zugspitze and to see Schloss Neuschwanstein again. The former has long been on her personal to-do list after Jack posted a snap from atop the peak during his Boy Scout Camp Counselor summers in Garmisch; and weather prevented her from an Instagram atop Germany’s highest peak on a previous visit. As for a Neuschwanstein return visit, well, aren’t most teenage girls princesses at heart?

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Hipster Trnava

Trnava had piqued our interest for its designation as “Slovak Rome” because of its many churches; and having read that a food truck festival and flea market was happening there last weekend, this “special offer” made the Saturday plan to visit the neighbors come together.

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Dobré trhy

Buried within the seemingly endless streams of, “Christmas Markets You MUST Visit” and practical? advice such as, “Tips for Navigating Christmas Markets” running across my news feeds last week was a quiet little notice for something called, Bratislava Good Market.

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