Stopping by Salzburg

After a dreamlike train ride through the snowy Austrian Alps, I arrived in Salzburg. I had been very conscientious about utilizing public transit everywhere I possibly could, but at this point, I had too much luggage and it was far too heavy to handle alone. I’m stubborn, but this was just not manageable. I took a…

Christmas in Klagenfurt

Growing up, my grandmother always told me stories about my Austrian heritage. She spoke so fondly of her memories in Vienna and how I had to visit. Before my second European trip began, I didn’t even know I had living Austrian relatives. Within a few email exchanges, I was set to meet everyone for the first…

Wanna go to Ljublijana?

When I arrived in Klagenfurt, I had no expectations. As the guest, I simply left the week up to my family. One evening, as we all sat around the dinner table, they asked if there was anything specific that I wanted to do. They began rattling off various ideas of things to do, places to…