Tag Archives: Austria

4 Days in Vienna: The Ultimate Itinerary for Austria’s Capital

solo travel vienna: see gorgeous summer sunsets

As a teenage, I had always envisioned Vienna as the center of European sophistication. Even though I studied French in high school, I always wanted to study abroad in Vienna, because, according to my young mind, living in Vienna meant that I could go to the opera every evening and sip gourmet coffee every afternoon.  […]

Solo Travel in Vienna: The Best Things to See & Do

solo travel in vienna at belvedere

Solo travel in Vienna is marvelous, everyone. As you know, Vienna is the capital of Austria, and definitely one of the many beautiful places that you should add to your Central Europe travel itinerary.  When I first visited this Baroque Beauty, Vienna’s wide streets, artistic cafes, and grand opera house inspired me to embrace my […]

How to Backpack for 2 Amazing Weeks in Europe: A Complete Itinerary

2 week backpacking europe itinerary should include vienna

I still feel a tingle of excitement at the possibility of breaking out a European map, marking a relaxing train route, grabbing my backpack, and simply going on an adventure. Seriously. Backpacking Europe is the best.  How about you? Do you plan to backpack for 2 weeks in Europe? Excellent. Backpacking Europe is almost a […]

Why You Should Visit Vienna in the Summer

visit vienna in the summer and have a great time

Why SHOULD I visit Vienna in the summer? Isn’t it too expensive and crowded that time of year? I understand any reluctance about traveling to Europe in summer. Let’s face the downers first. Summer vacations mean prices are higher, both for airline tickets and accommodation, and crowds are overwhelming at times, particularly in famous tourist […]

6 (Short and Easy) Europe Backpacking Routes

backpacking routes europe

I love, love, love Europe so much. Why am I obsessed enough to constantly fly over the Atlantic Ocean despite me hating flying with a burning passion? Because I LOVE Europe. In my biased opinion, Europe is (without a doubt) the greatest playground in the world for solo travelers. Sometimes I don’t even know where […]