Flash Mob In Vienna

A Short Story A Surprise on a Wednesday Afternoon Last month on a trip across Northern Europe we spent a day in Vienna. While walking thru the center of town near St. Stevens we notice groups of young people coming into the square from numerous directions. It seemed odd but it was obvious something wasContinue reading “Flash Mob In Vienna”

Traveling With A Starbucks Card

Starbucks is becoming as ubiquitous as McDonalds around the world. We have become accustomed to looking for these outlets as we travel. While we are not huge fans you can expect a consistent coffee offering along with free WiFi from Starbucks as you travel. We just got home from Europe and we just jumped toContinue reading “Traveling With A Starbucks Card”

A Hotdog in Vienna

Street Food Is Sometimes A Good Option We became”pen pals” with an Austrian couple after cruising with them a while back. In one of many e-mail exchanges, we told them we would be visiting Vienna which prompted them to send us a list of things to do while there. High on the list was aContinue reading “A Hotdog in Vienna”

Tales of the Lionheart

Sailing Up The Danube In Europe I am like a kid in a candy store. I do love history and here it comes at you from every direction. Two days ago we were on a boat west of Vienna on the Danube and glided past the ruins of Durnstein Castle. In western legends there are aContinue reading “Tales of the Lionheart”