Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace

Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace, with its one million plus visitors per year, is the most visited tourist attraction in Austria. Throughout its centuries of history, this UNESCO World Heritage Site has hosted many of Austria’s monarchs, particularly known for being the summer home to the Habsburgs. Stunning royal rooms decorate the interior of the palace, while the grand gardens surrounding it illuminate Schönbrunn exterior. Often compared to France’s Palace of Versailles (nicknamed a “mini Versailles”), Schönbrunn was the first place I visited during my time in Vienna. In this post, I will be informing you on all you’d ever need to know about this famous Viennese Palace!

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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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