Tails From the Vienna Woods


The Neighbors

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.

Continue reading “Autumn in Istria”

Lichtenštenjnské Stezky! A Revisit!

A fairy tale-like cycling route in southern Moravia.

Continue reading “Lichtenštenjnské Stezky! A Revisit!”

Bzenecké Vinobraní!

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

Continue reading “Bzenecké Vinobraní!”

Slovak Festival of Folk Arts

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

Continue reading “Slovak Festival of Folk Arts”

Tinkering in Bratislava

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

Continue reading “Tinkering in Bratislava”


Germany has ruined driving fun.

Continue reading ““Verkehrvergnügen””

A Very Bavarian Weekend. II

The Top of Germany.

Continue reading “A Very Bavarian Weekend. II”

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?

Continue reading “A Very Bavarian Weekend. I”

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.

Continue reading “Hipster Trnava”

Powered by

Up ↑