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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 […]


My Reading List: Austria

Since January, I have been making a concerted effort to read books about Austria–history books, travel books, and the nebulous “general interest” books, all together in a somewhat indiscriminate jumble of Austrian-ness. Now, because my inner scholar/librarian is pushing at me, I’m organizing that jumble into a casual annotated bibliography. If you are interested in […]