Monthly Archives: December 2013

Pampering and the Vienna Opera

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Today was going to be a big day. Since we weren’t able to get to the zoo yesterday, we were determined to make it today. So it was an early morning and we were first in line for the Vienna …

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Finally! Schonbrunn Palace

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I’ve had the gorgeous picture of Schonbrunn Palace (I thought) as my Facebook background for around 6 months I think so was so excited to finally go there today. The day started, however, with a much needed run through one …

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Viennese Markets in the Pouring Rain and the Majestic Belvedere Palace

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Drinking copious amounts of wine last night didn’t bode well for the run we had planned for the morning. So instead we slept in (finally!) and tried to recover. The run can wait for tomorrow. On the day’s agenda: Vienna’s famous Naschmarkt. …

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Mass with the Vienna Boys Choir

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Mass with the Vienna Boy’s Choir was one of the first things we booked after choosing to come to Vienna so we were both so excited to go. I really thought it would be peaceful and magical and give me some …

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The road less traveled

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Today was one of my favorite days ever! My birthday gift from Candace was a day of snowshoeing in the Austrian Alps. I will never be able to adequately describe how incredible this day was! But of  course I’m going …

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Big Red Balls

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Day 1 in Vienna didn’t disappoint. We arrived at our LOVELY apartment and soon set out on our first adventure. Which included some struggles with ATMs and a pretty humiliating few moments at a Viennese grocery store. I mean, who …

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A New Adventure

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It’s been 16 months(!) since my last adventure. It’s been a crazy – and sometimes heartbreaking – year with the sickness and loss of my sweet Roxy (my dog and love of my life for those who didn’t know her). …

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