Falling in Love with Salzburg and Hallstatt

How is it possible that we keep falling in love over and over again with each new place we visit? Austria was absolutely wonderful to us. Our first taste of Austria was the small town of Villach where we had a two hour train "layover" Not enough time to see the whole city but enough … Continue reading Falling in Love with Salzburg and Hallstatt

Why are European City Centers so much Nicer than American Ones?

Let's look into why visiting an American city center is often disappointing whereas European ones are mostly pleasant Visiting Europe conjures up images of charming downtown marketplaces, quaint bridges connecting towns, and thriving communities you can stroll through in a way that most American cities simply cannot offer. Sure there are certain vibrant downtown cultural areas and … Continue reading Why are European City Centers so much Nicer than American Ones?

Dual Faces of Prague

By Austin Clinkenbeard Prague's aesthetic is both the Disney princess and the wicked witch. She is her own twisted step-mother and she is the shining knight who comes to save her. There are two faces to Prague. She is light and grace and forgotten splendor. She is color and water and ancient jewels and armor. She changes, … Continue reading Dual Faces of Prague