Austria

How to spend Christmas day in Vienna

Vienna is very conservative when it comes to celebrating Christmas. It’s a holiday spent with family. As such, most of the city shuts down around 14h00 on Christmas Eve. All the supermarkets and the majority of shops are closed on Christmas day, so be sure to stock up on snacks and drinks on the 24th […]

The best Christmas Markets in Central Europe

The festive season in Europe is MAGICAL. Why? In my opinion, Christmas markets. Yes, snow is awesome too. But for me, it’s the festive decorations and Christmas markets that make Europe magical and gets me into the holiday spirit. Below I list the best Christmas markets in Central Europe. Prague Prague in itself is a […]

The best Christmas markets in Vienna

The capital city of Austria is known for having some of the best Christmas markets in Europe. I spent three days in Vienna during the festive season where my mission was to visit as many Christmas markets as I could find. Below is a list of the five best markets you don’t want to miss […]

The cheapest way to travel around Central Europe

Winter is just around the corner and what better time of the year to explore Central Europe than during the Christmas Season. Why? Markets. Lights. Snow. Gluhwein. Central European capitals transform into white Winter Wonderlands. Last year, as I was planning my trip to Czechia, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland, I was searching for the […]

Staying at the Enziana Hotel in Vienna

The Enziana Hotel is an Alpine themed hotel located two kilometres from Vienna’s city centre. It’s close to public transportation and in no time you’ll be anywhere in the city. The Enziana Hotel was my home during my first trip to Vienna. When I arrived Check in time is only from 14h00 onwards. I arrived early, […]

Free Walking Tour Vienna – this is what you’ll see and do

I’m a huge fan of the free walking tour. When I’m travelling to a new city or town, it’s the first thing I Google. It’s the perfect way to get the layout of a city and orientate yourself. Also, the guides work for tips only, so the standard of the tour is very high. The […]