Category Archives: austria
Hallstatt is a scenic little Alpine village in one of the most beautiful places on earth I’ve ever seen. A big thanks to a friend for telling me about it.
Ain’t no English translation in this German textbook. I wrote last week about how it’s important to know German in Austria. Since then, I’ve survived 12 hours of German language instruction (Deutsch sprachkurse) and I’ve noticed a key difference between … Continue reading
Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia, is just an hour away from Vienna by train. It’s a charming city on a hill, though a bit rougher around the edges than its Austrian neighbor.
Don’t know German? In touristy places in Vienna like this pedestrian mall, that doesn’t matter. If you actually want to get to know someone on the other hand, doing it auf Deutsch is the way to go. Oh, the curse … Continue reading
While living in Vienna for the next five weeks or so, I have weekends free. So why not take the bus to Prague for a few days? The Czech city’s medieval past are much more apparent than in Vienna. It … Continue reading