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 […]
In response to terrorist attacks in recent years, I have seen many blog posts and articles address the question, “Is it safe to travel?” The authors invariably argue that, on balance, […]
My husband and I spent a glorious week in the Italian Riviera. To read our entire itinerary, please see: Italy: A One-Week Itinerary in the Italian Riviera.