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Category Archives: Europe

Gasthof Bergfried, Hallstatt

While staying in Hallstatt, our rental two bedroom apartment (apartment #1) had a partial view of the lake and a full view of the mountain. The location was quiet, parking was free, and both the Salt Mine cable cars and

Hallstatt, Austria

Many years ago, I watched a Rick Steve’s DVD, Europe Through the Back Door, and absolutely feel in love with Hallstatt. Ever since it has been on my bucket list and, when booking our 30th wedding anniversary trip to Europe,

The Vinette System

One of the pleasures associated with European travel is the close proximity to nearby countries. When renting a vehicle, it is imperative to inquire about what countries utilize the Vinette system. If you are travelling from one country to another,

Salz Welten Salt Mine, Hallstatt, Austria

Salzwelten, the oldest salt mine in the world, was undeniably the favorite attraction during our three week vacation in Europe. The 30 euro fee included the cable car ride, burial area, heritage lookout, and salt mine tour. The cable car

Vegape – The White Apartment, Trieste, Italy

During our stay in Trieste, we stayed at what the owner calls “The White Apartment”. We had a few hiccups with our stay but for the most part we found this accommodation to be perfect for our needs. Clean, modern,

Trieste, Italy

We chose to begin our 21 day, 30th wedding anniversary vacation in northeastern Italy. As seen on an episode of the television series “House Hunters International”, Trieste was an attractive destination with its close proximity to Austria, Slovenia and Croatia.

C’E Pizza E Pizza, Venice, Italy

Not once, not twice, but three times we have visited Venice and made our way back to this pizza parlour consistently. If you have ever been to Venice, you know how easy it is to get lost. This location, about

Travel Jitters

Laying awake in bed, hours before your alarm is set to go off, you may realize your attempts to ignore the feelings of anticipation for an upcoming trip is futile. When gearing up for an vacation, there may be last minute tensions that arise. While at this time I am often envious

Tony’s Restaurant, Furnas, Sao Miguel, Azores

When visiting Sao Miguel, the community of Furnas is a great location for a day trip. Start with taking in the view and serene location of Furnas Lake, then visit the hot springs, and spend the afternoon relaxing in the geothermal pool and taking

Pizzeria Aumm Aumm, Anacapri, Italy

The first day that we arrived in Anacapri it was late and we did not want to venture far from our hotel. Pizzeria Aumm Aumm was within walking distance of the Hotel II Girasole and came highly recommended by hotel