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Day Trippin’: Wachau

The Wachau Valley is a beautiful area of Austria, along the “blue” Danube, known for wine production, medieval castles, and the magnificent abbey at Melk. It was a perfect destination for my host family and me on a beautiful, sunny Sunday, after a horrible few days of stomach viruses all around. It was definitely a […]

Last Minute Travel: Vienna and Budapest

A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting here in my new home in Austria, and the current au pair (the one I’m replacing) said that she and her boyfriend were going to Vienna the next day, and I could ride with them, if I wanted. My first thought was: No way! Tomorrow?!?! I know, I […]