We made a quick run over to Bratislava this weekend. The capital of Slovakia is only an hour by train from Vienna, and though I wouldn’t call it a major European highlight, it was a surprisingly charming stop.Read More »
Author: Sandra K. Barnidge
Update: This post got so much love from family and friends that I decided to pitch it. And Atlas Obscura bought it!
Nothing rings in the holiday season quite like a parade of demonic goat-yaks wielding whips, chains, and a chainsaw or two.
Welcome to Carinthia. Meet Krampus:
Autumn in Austria
The semester started at the Universität this month, and we took a month off from traveling as Matt re-adjusts to teaching. We decided to play tourist in Vienna again, since fall is kind of a special thing around here.Read More »
Our First Anniversary
One year and counting!Read More »
This weekend we attempted a fairytale quest through southern Germany. Instead, we learned some lessons about hotel thieves. But hey, at least there was plenty of beer to drink away the pain of dealing with Bavarians. Read More »
Sandy turned 30 this weekend (30?!) and to celebrate, we went to a city that does old stuff better than pretty much anyone: Salzburg, Austria.Read More »
This weekend, we took a train to Innsbruck, Austria’s picturesque medieval mountain city. Read More »
Last week, we finally took our belated honeymoon to Skiathos, Greece. And holy olive oil, what a trip. Read More »