The City of a Hundred Spires: A Guide to Prague, Czech Republic

With its beautiful bridges, charming castle, and spry squares, the Czech Republic’s Prague is one of Europe’s most magical cities. Prague is known for its Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, and Old Town Square, all incredibly historic and stunning spots throughout the city. Nicknamed the Golden City of a Hundred Spires, Prague is the historic capital of the state of Bohemia and the current capital of the Czech Republic. In this post I’ll be writing the ultimate guide to this charming Czech town, with info on transportation, accommodation, and attractions in the city. 

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The Imperial City: A Guide to Vienna, Austria

Often considered the continent’s culture capital, Vienna, Austria’s capital, is famous for its romance, music, art, and architecture. The city, located on the Danube river, is home to 23 districts, each with its own unique allure. Nicknamed the Imperial City, Vienna is considered one of the most liveable cities in the world. From its imperial palaces, Schönbrunn and Hofburg; to its beautiful churches, St. Stephen’s and St. Peter’s; to its famous former residents, Beethoven and Strauss; Vienna is famous for dozens of reasons. Despite the short amount of time I spent in the city (just a day!), Vienna is easily one of my favourite cities I’ve ever visited. Throughout this post I’ll be giving you the ultimate guide to this Austrian metropolis, with info on transportation, accommodation, and attractions within Vienna.

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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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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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World City With A Heart: A Guide to Munich, Germany

From its modest founding in the 12th century to its current status as a world metropolis, Munich is overall one of the world’s best cities. It is located north of the Bavarian alps, on the banks of the Isar River, and in the German state of Bavaria. Known for its Marienplatz, Frauenkirche, and Hofbräuhaus, Munich is also known for being home to the record setting Bayern Munich. The city has recently been dubbed with the nickname “World City With A Heart”, because despite its recent rocky history, Munich is now a very welcoming and safe place for all. Throughout this post, I’ll be guiding you through Munich, including info and recommendations on how to get around, where to stay, and what to see in Bavaria’s capital.

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