14 Amazing Things to do in Salzburg
Europe

14 Amazing Things to do in Salzburg

Salzburg, the city of white gold, gets its name from the salt which has been mined here over the centuries. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage site that draws visitors by its sheer charm and ambiance. With so much history and beauty, you will not be at a loss when deciding what to do…

15 Awesome Things to do in Vienna with Kids
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15 Awesome Things to do in Vienna with Kids

Magical. Regal. Extraordinary. Vienna is all of these, plus more. It is quintessential Europe. If you are looking for the ultimate European getaway, Vienna has to be one of your stops. Definitely check out the following things to do in Vienna with kids… or even without. You can’t go wrong. Top 15 Things to do…

Is the Salzburg Card worth the money?
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Is the Salzburg Card worth the money?

With so many things to do and see in Salzburg, you may be wondering if purchasing the Salzburg Card is worth the money? As a family that frequently uses all-inclusive city passes, we took the Salzburg Card for a test. Here are all the details. What is the Salzburg Card? The Salzburg Card allows a…

International travel checklist – Do these 11 things before you leave
Destinations | Europe

International travel checklist – Do these 11 things before you leave

Are you traveling internationally for the first time and wondering what you need to do before you go? It’s definitely more complicated than domestic travel. Certain things only apply to international travel. Add these items to your international travel checklist to help sort out what needs to be done before you leave. 1. Get a…

Oldest Café in Vienna – Café Frauenhuber review
Destinations | Europe

Oldest Café in Vienna – Café Frauenhuber review

Looking to go back in time when the Viennese café scene started? Look no further than the oldest café in Vienna – Café Frauenhuber. Oldest café in Vienna – History Café Frauenhuber is the oldest café in Vienna. The building itself dates back to 1746. A coffeehouse first moved here in 1821, however, it has…

Best apple strudel in Vienna
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Best apple strudel in Vienna

Can you really visit Austria and not have any of the famous apple strudel in Vienna? More power to you if you can, but for those of us who love this mouth-watering tradition, I found the best apple strudel in Vienna. Of all the places we scoured looking for the best cafés in Vienna, the…

How to use packing cubes efficiently
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How to use packing cubes efficiently

Love them or hate them. That seems to be the consensus with those that have used packing cubes. However, if you are unaware of how to use packing cubes efficiently, then this post is for you! First, let me tell you that I am NOT a light packer. I wish we could just take carry-ons,…

Best Cafes in Vienna
Europe

Best Cafes in Vienna

How is it there are so many coffee houses in Vienna? Is it the coffee or is it the conversation that people come for? On my visit to this truly remarkable city, I decided to investigate what some people think are the best cafes in Vienna. Staying at the Park Hyatt hotel, the concierge gave…

How to Travel Hack with Miles and Points
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How to Travel Hack with Miles and Points

You finally decided you want to take the plunge and plan a trip using miles and points. You have heard others do it. Even read online about ‘travel hacking’ your way to (almost) free vacations. But, where do you begin? This guide will walk you through exactly that. It will show you the steps I…

Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Milan
Europe

Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Milan

In a quest to put my Hyatt Globalist status to the best use possible, our trip to Italy and Spain included two stays at Park Hyatt’s using my Suite Upgrade awards. A girl can really get used to this type of luxury! This Park Hyatt Milan review is the first hotel review of our trip,…

Italy – 21 travel tips you need to know for the ultimate vacation
Europe

Italy – 21 travel tips you need to know for the ultimate vacation

Stolen backpack? Check. Fined? Yep. Credit cards denied? Of course! After 3 trips to Italy, we have lived it all. We seem to have ample ‘learning opportunities’ with each adventure. However, that does not stop us from wanting to visit again – we just need to be smarter! Learn from us – use these Italy…

Milan with Kids – Your perfect itinerary
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Milan with Kids – Your perfect itinerary

There are so many places I want to take my daughter and explore as a family. Traveling with kids makes you see the lighter side of travel. Why not see Milan with kids? Instead of museum hopping, why not gelato hop and find the best flavor? Even pigeon-chasing pictures make for a good laugh (and I…