A Guide to Hallstatt, Austria

Set in the foothills of the Dachstein Mountains and on the Hallstatt Lake, Austria’s small village of Hallstatt is pretty much a fairytale town. Hallstatt, the oldest still inhabited village in Europe, is located in Austria’s Salzkammergut or Lake Region. With over 7000 years of history, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to the world’s very first salt mine.From the charming and colourful old town to the breathtaking lake views, there isn’t a single part of this town that isn’t picture perfect! Ever since I first saw a photo of Hallstatt I’ve wanted to visit, so when my family and I came to Austria this past winter I made sure we got to stop in Hallstatt. In this post I’ll be giving you the ultimate guide to this town, including info on how to get there, how long to stay, and what to see.

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Toronto’s Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in downtown Toronto’s Brookfield Place, is the ultimate hockey museum and hall of fame. Established in 1943, the HHOF began in Kingston, Ontario and later moved to the province’s capital, Toronto.  It is home to tons of hockey/NHL memorabilia, most famously the Stanley cup itself! I visited the Hockey Hall of Fame last month with my uncle, and in this post I’ll be writing all about the famous attraction.

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Neighbourhood Guide: Toronto’s Queen Street West

Named one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world by Vogue, Queen Street West is one of Toronto’s most interesting areas. From charcoal ice cream to pretty plant shops, Queen West pretty much has it all! It is located throughout the Arts and Design District of Toronto, and it is one of the city’s most diverse and unique neighbourhoods. Queen Street West is one of my favourite spots to visit when I’m downtown; therefore I thought it’d be fun to do a post guiding you throughout the neighbourhood, telling you what to see, do, and eat on one of Toronto’s most iconic streets.

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The Perfect Day in Salzburg: A One Day Itinerary

From Mozart to the ‘Sound of Music’, Salzburg is famous for many reasons. The city’s dozens of Baroque churches, stunning Hohensalzburg Castle, and picturesque Mirabell Palace & Gardens define the city’s architecture and reputation. Back in December, I spent a quick day in Salzburg, meaning I had to budget my time in the city well to make sure I was able to visit all of its top sights. Luckily, I was able to do so, and I got to see all places that I wanted to in the city. In case any of you are in the same position, in this post I’ll be giving you an ultimate one day itinerary to Salzburg, hopefully allowing you to have the perfect day in Salzburg!

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City of Mozart: A Guide to Salzburg, Austria

Known for being home to dozens of beautiful Baroque buildings, the birthcity of Mozart, and the setting to the ‘Sound of Music’, Salzburg is one of the top destinations for tourists visiting Austria. The Hohensalzburg Fortress towers over the city from above, the Salzach river separates the city from below, and the old town’s gorgeous architecture defines its many streets. It is surrounded by the eastern Alps, giving it a stunning picturesque feel. In this post, I’ll be giving you the ultimate guide to Salzburg; including info on transportation, accommodation, and attractions in the city of Mozart.

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