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Autumn in Istria

Tony had a repeat work trip in Trieste, a city we both appreciate for its coastal location (translation: seafood!). The plan had been to drive down for the weekend, and then I would drive back to Vienna on Monday while Tony carried on with his work matters.

We know how that plan went to pot.

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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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“Verkehrvergnügen”

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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