Schonnbrunne Palace, Vienna, Austria

Schonnbrun Palace is a former imperial 1,441-room Rococo summer residence in Vienna, Austria. It is one of the most important cultural monuments in the country. Since the 1960s it has been one of the major tourist attractions in Vienna. The palace and gardens show the tastes and interests of Habsburg monarchs, who controlled territory from Austria to … Continue reading Schonnbrunne Palace, Vienna, Austria

Wachau Valley, Vienna countryside, Austria

After spending a couple days in the city of Vienna, it was time to see what the outskirts had to offer. And we were definitely not disappointed. I always find that these days capture my soul. Being in nature, amidst the trees and wind; and on this day the Danube River. We woke up early, … Continue reading Wachau Valley, Vienna countryside, Austria

Vienna, Austria

After a day of exploring Vienna by foot, we decided to go to the famous Viennese Philahamonic Opera! It was sensational. The Opera House was completed in 1869 and in its opening premier, Mozart played Don Giovanni with Emporer Franz Jospeh and Empress Elisabeth (Sissi) present. You could feel the history present in the walls, … Continue reading Vienna, Austria