10 people – 3 capital cities – 1 week … or how to have a blast in Central Europe

Last week, our dear, dear friends whom we met many, many years ago (as in those early grad school days way before marriage, kids, moves to suburbs and away from NYC) came to visit with their kids and a set of parents (hello Mr. & Mrs. “Ing”!). Our friends and us are no strangers to traveling together having spent some time ¬†exploring Italy, France, and Southeast Asia ¬†(which reminds me – I need to locate those movie documentaries of said trips in which there may have been some singing and dancing in the streets of Paris and fierce debates on … Continue reading 10 people – 3 capital cities – 1 week … or how to have a blast in Central Europe

First time to a new country in years! – Bratislava (Slovakia)

Today was the big day….the one in which we actually left Vienna…for the first time since arriving (and yes, I know, it’s been sooo tough to keep busy here!) – we ventured to a new country that neither one of us had been to before (and where we did not speak the local language….also a first in a long time!).  Still without a car, we made use of the super efficient, easy, and affordable European railway system (14 Euros roundtrip for adults, kids free – no complaints!) – some of us may have been more excited than others to ride … Continue reading First time to a new country in years! – Bratislava (Slovakia)