The Sound of Salzburg

Driving down the autobahn on the way to Salzburg, we fly by the valley villages at approximately 90 miles per hour. We’re on our way to see the birthplace of Mozart and scenes from the Sound of Music. Arriving in Salzburg, we wander through winding streets, pass towering theaters and churches, and look up at shop signs reminiscent of the …

How to See Three Countries in One Day

Talk about whirlwind! In one day we visited three countries by traveling from Austria to Italy and took a peek at Slovenia on the way home. The closest I’ve ever come to passing the border this many times is traveling from Pennsylvania through New Jersey to New York. This time was a little different, and included a stop by border …

Journey to Austria

Who knew that flying into Venice was an easy way to get to Austria? I didn’t, but was pleasantly surprised to learn that there were more affordable flights from the States to Italy, and the two neighboring European countries were easily accessible by bus and train. After taking the train to the bus station, we settled in for a three-hour …