Before we made it to Schoenbrunn Palace for the rest of our adventure, we went to the House der Musik in downtown Vienna. It was a neat – hands on music museum.. Katherine and I were hoping for more, but the kids really enjoyed it – which is the point, I guess. There were neat… Read More Schoenbrunn Castle: Day 2 (plus a visit to House der Musik)
Our next day in Vienna was to be a big one – to visit Schoenbrunn castle – see the rooms, visit the children’s museum, walk the labyrinth and then visit the Vienna Zoo (on the grounds of the castle). We didn’t get all of that in. AFter a quick subway ride, we arrived at Schoenbrunn… Read More Busy, falling behind on Blog Posts. Schoenbrunn Palace 1
On Monday, we took a cruise down the Danube river. Despite the smokers surrounding us on the boat (really? while you eat?) it was a nice trip. Unlike our journey down the Vltava in Prague, I did not have Strauss’ Blue Danube Waltz going through my head. Highlights – the water is a really distinct… Read More Vienna: Danube and War Museum
Today was our eldest’s birthday. She is now 11. We celebrated by visiting the famous Spanish Riding School in their “winter riding school” (basically a castle built in the 1700s. They did lots of very intricate moves and jumps. She LOVED it! Chandeliers for the horses. the pavilion post show. Pavillon exterior. outside the pavilion… Read More G Turns 11 in Vienna!
Our last day in Prague was On Wednesday. We had a couple of cool things to check out, but also wanted to get a real Prague experience and eat out a bit. Now, eating out is a bit of a trick with my family. We have 4 (of 5) with wheat and gluten allergies –… Read More Last day in Prague: Food Edition
Landed in Vienna. It was a tough day, and we were looking at a bust trip to the apartement, so we made an executive decision, and took a taxi to the AirBnb. Best idea ever. Cost maybe 10 euros more.. but worth every penny. While K and the kids unpacked, I ran to the grocery… Read More To Vienna! And a small food adventure