Spring Break 2018: Vienna, Austria

This post is part of a series from my spring break that includes stops in Passau,Germany; Linz and Český Krumlov; and Krems, Austria. I was most excited to visit Vienna on this trip and was up and off the ship by 7am. I successfully navigated the subway system in Austria to find breakfast. First stop: Hotel Daniel. I thought it was more rustic than modern and walked … Continue reading Spring Break 2018: Vienna, Austria

Spring Break 2018: Krems & the Wachau Valley

After being in industrial Linz, we sailed to a smaller city, Krems, Austria. On our way, we sailed through the Wachau Valley with castles upon castles. Our first tour was the Gottweig Abbey, where we were welcomed with a tasting of their wines. We brought home a bottle of the Grüner Veltliner, a white wine variety from Austria. Gottweig Abbey is set atop a hill in Krems … Continue reading Spring Break 2018: Krems & the Wachau Valley

Spring Break 2018: Linz, Austria & Český Krumlov

In the night, we sailed to Linz, Austria and came upon a city of blazing lights. It was the complete opposite of Passau and I was not impressed. In the morning, I could see that Linz was industrialized, a port city like Long Beach. I still made a little stop for a famous Linzer torte at k.u.k. hofbackerei. I learned backerei is bakery in German.  The … Continue reading Spring Break 2018: Linz, Austria & Český Krumlov