Monthly Archives: June 2014

Die Freizeit Frage

I know what you’re thinking: Molly, you only work 20 hours a week and you live in a tiny village in Austria. That sounds awesome and all, in theory, but what do you do all the time? If you’re very clever, you’re thinking: There’s no way you’re going into the city everyday, because you’d never be […]

Germany Trip Itinerary

This year, I have been queen of the long weekend trip–Berlin, Graz, Innsbruck, Zurich, Amsterdam, Prague, Venice, Florence, Ljubljana and Zagreb. Whew. But I’m getting ready for another long trip (the last one was a week in Vienna and Budapest back in December). Luckily, pretty soon I will be making a thirteen day jaunt around Germany and […]

Hallstatt

A few weeks ago, I made a day trip to beautiful Hallstatt with some friends! If you do a Google image search for Austria, I guarantee that you will come up with pictures of this gorgeous village, nestled in the Alps on the smooth clear Hallstättersee (Lake Hallstatt). This area has been a center of […]

A weekend in Florence and Venice

My trip started with a night train. One of those crowded, six-to-a-compartment, stopping in every village, tickets checked every few hours, night trains. They are such a good idea in theory–don’t waste vacation time traveling, fall asleep in one country, wake up in another, combine the costs of travel and accommodation, romantic 19th century ideas […]