Monthly Archives: April 2011

Best of Budapest

      When Hungary emerged from behind the Iron Curtain, the Western World discovered Budapest, in all its glory. Since then, the city has become a popular stop on the tourist trail for travelers who want to experience Eastern Europe.       … Continue reading

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Best of Bratislava

     The capital of Slovakia is an adorable city to visit. It is only about 50 miles from Vienna, so is an easy day trip and very worthwhile. The Old Town is quaint and eminently walkable.            There is a … Continue reading

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Best of Innsbruck

     Innsbruck is a lovely village in the Austrian Alps, famous for its skiing. The town has become a year-round destination for tourists because of its pleasant ambience and its walkability. It is not far south of the German border, … Continue reading

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Best of Salzburg

    The city of Salzburg, in the northwestern corner of Austria, has two (2) very famous claims to fame. It was the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of history’s best composers of classical music, and it was the setting … Continue reading

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Best of Vienna

      Vienna, the capital of Austria, lies along the Danube River. It is a regal city, attesting to its lofty position as the seat of government for the Holy Roman Empire for hundreds of years. Although the country of Austria … Continue reading

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Best of Austria

     Austria is a fantastic country to visit. From the classic and beautiful city of Vienna to the ski villages of the Austrian Alps to the birthplace of Mozart in Salzburg to the interesting towns along the Danube River, there … Continue reading

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Best of Cesky Krumlov

         The adorable medieval village of Cesky Krumlov is located in the southern part of Bohemia, a region of the Czech Republic. It is a delightful village to stroll, small, compact, and well-preserved. Don’t overlook this interesting stop on the … Continue reading

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Best of Prague

      The “Paris of the East” deserves every accolade. It is a spectacular city, with beautiful architecture, adorable squares, and friendly people. Plan to spend at least three (3) full days to see the major sights, more than that to … Continue reading

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Best of the Romantic Road

     The Romantic Road is a tourist route which stretches across the province of Bavaria from north to south. It features a string of charming, medieval villages, and numerous castles and churches. It is a must-see area of Germany and … Continue reading

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Best of Munich

                  Munich is the capital of Bavaria and one of Germany’s largest cities. It makes a great base of operations for exploring much of the province. If you are there in October, the city’s Oktoberfest is huge, elaborate, and fun-filled. … Continue reading

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