Category: Austria

15 Pictures of Beautiful Salzburg, Austria in the Snow

15 Pictures of Beautiful Salzburg, Austria in the Snow

| January 17, 2015 | Reply

Salzburg, Austria is a beautiful old city nestled in the Alps.  In winter, covered with snow…  

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Austrian Night Sledding: My Second Attempt at Death Today

Austrian Night Sledding: My Second Attempt at Death Today

| January 7, 2015 | 2 Replies

I started writing this last night while sitting in a tiny lodge partway down a mountain, drinking hot chocolate with amaretto, contemplating, for the second time that day, requesting helicopter assistance so that I would not be forced to finish something I started. The current endeavor: night sledding (Nachtrodeln) in Austria.  We booked an outing […]

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Austria’s Tibetan Footbridge: Because I’m Crazy

Austria’s Tibetan Footbridge: Because I’m Crazy

| January 6, 2015 | 4 Replies

When I posted to social media a picture of the Tibetan bridge that we saw crossing an Austrian highway on Sunday, I tagged it “Footbridge in the sky ‪#‎nofuckingway‬ ‪#‎holyshit‬ ‪#‎travel‬ ‪#‎austria‬‪#‎seriouslynofuckingway‬“.  Soon I received challenges to do it.  This morning, I decided Screw it, what else do I have to do today (besides die)?  And so my husband drove […]

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Massage Surprises

Massage Surprises

| December 30, 2014 | 2 Replies

My family spent yesterday at a spa nestled in the snowy Alps.  We swam inside and out(!), rode water slides, and had massages. Although my mother frequently gets massages in the States, this was her first European massage. She is accustomed to more privacy and a few places being off-limits, so she was surprised when the hot […]

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Top Ten Pics from Wolfgangsee Today

Top Ten Pics from Wolfgangsee Today

| October 19, 2014 | Reply

Today was an unexpectedly hot and sunny day on Wolfgangsee–just the right kind of day for a hike.

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Road Trip!

Road Trip!

| October 17, 2014 | Reply

It’s never fun packing, but packing for multiple countries, changing temperatures, and various activities–well, it’s a challenge.  The car is full of normal clothes, hiking gear, an average of 3 coats per person, a case of water, road food, movies and activities for the kid, and more chargers than a person should own.  Seriously: WHY ARE […]

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