hiking in hallstatt

hiking in hallstatt

the hills are alive …… with the happiest hikers on earth! hallstatt not only offers fairytale beauty, but some of the best hiking too. i had only seen photos of the picturesque town –– but not the surrounding trails! we arrived on a beautiful sunny…

the storybook town of hallstatt

the storybook town of hallstatt

this is one of the loveliest & most magical places you will ever visit. at least it was for us! i was clapping my hands with excitement to have arrived in the storybook town of hallstatt, austria. it is heavenly. i don’t even know where…

innsbruck

innsbruck

we got a bit off track during our last few weeks of backpacking, and found ourselves in the beautiful, though unplanned, austrian city of innsbruck. it is not a bad place to stop over. just look at it!! ↓↓↓↓↓↓ when you picture innsbruck, think: jagged,…

checking into hotel kaiserhof, vienna

checking into hotel kaiserhof, vienna

arriving to gorgeous vienna is made even more enjoyable by checking right in to hotel kaiserhof wien.  this hotel matches the classy, regal beauty of vienna and it’s a place i wanted to stay and live in for a while. the inviting streets + white buildings…

vienna waits for you

vienna waits for you

like billy joel says, vienna really does wait for you – in all of its bright & stunning beauty. i had forgotten how truly gorgeous this city is. i walked around staring in every direction at the pretty buildings and sights all over. it has grand, wide streets…