Oh, summer at the beach! Palm trees, sunny days, and endless sand. It would be so perfect if not for people… As someone who lives at a California beach year-round, […]
In the summer of 1989, hundreds of East Germans made a dash for freedom at the border crossing between Austria and Hungary.
A recent conversation between my husband and me: Maureen: “Wouldn’t it be fun to take a Sound of Music bicycle tour when we are in Salzburg?” Husband: “No.” Maureen: “You […]
Quick quiz: *How did the cafe culture become important in Vienna? *Why did the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand start a war? *How has the music and art of Austria changed […]