Posts Filed Under Austria

A Little New Year’s Baraka

2013 Year In Review Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Andorra, Morocco Ever since we boarded the ferry from Algeciras, Spain to Tangier, Morocco back in November,  Ryan and I have been batting around the notion of posting some form of seasonal salutation. The earliest manifestation was, of course, a Christmas card, […]






Silvester in Vien: The Biggest City-Party of the Year

New Year’s Eve 2012 Vienna, Austria Regarding Vienna’s spectacular New Year’s fête, I can’t say exactly how many times I’ve answered inquiring folk that they simply “had to see it to believe it”, so here’s me finally putting my money where my mouth is. The City of Music’s Silvesterpfad (New Year’s Trail) is the star of our […]






Christmas Market Crawl

December 2012 Italy, Slovenia & Austria Throughout the month of December, as we made our way through Northern Italy and into Slovenia before finally coming to rest in Austria for the holidays, we had the occasion to peruse several of Europe’s best Christmas markets – also called Adventmärkte, Weihnachtsmärkte and of course, Christkindlmärkt. While we […]