Tag Archives: Europe

Gaudi and a State of Beige

How the architecture of Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona makes me crave color. Continue reading

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Moved by the Movies

Vienna, I fell in love with you in a movie. But you have not been my only one. I fell in love with Paris and Venice, too, even though they have never looked at only me. Continue reading

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I may understand when I am a middle-aged woman

Targeted at middle-aged women, this is a pleasant, but not remarkable, memoir of a single woman traveling in Europe. Travel book review of Without Reservations by Alice Steinbach. Continue reading

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Vienna’s Sacher Torte and a Window into Culinary Memory

Enjoying Vienna’s famous sacher torte at Schönbrunn Palace provides a culinary travel memory. Continue reading

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Sachertorte and Predictable Disappointment

Tourists allow themselves to be disappointed by expecting too much of a city’s culinary delights – a look at Vienna’s sachertorte Continue reading

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The Royal Palms of Vienna

The Palm House at Schönbrunn Place in Vienna is perfect for a palm tree savant. Continue reading

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The Viennese Opera I almost saw

Standing room only seats at the Vienna Opera House are incredibly cheap. But can a novice enjoy the opera? Continue reading

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Is Vienna Like Paris without the French?

Art Museums. Palaces. Art Nouveau. History. But not as much dog poop. Continue reading

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Beer, Travel, and Memory

Matthew Stone discusses how just one beer can have the power to transport you back in time to your most cherished travel memories Continue reading

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Love those Dutch burritos

Nobody knows Mexican food like the Dutch Continue reading

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