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Published : Jun, 2023

Accom (any) | Activities: Outdoor | Activities: Nature & Wildlife
Schönbrunn Palace | City of Music | Museums & Art | Get off Beaten Path | City Ctr. - Imperial | Neubaugasse | Hundertwasser Hse. | Naschmarket
Lovers of history, architecture, and music will have plenty of things to do in Vienna.
And those of you who enjoy delicious pastries, fine coffee, and strolling through museums will too!
That’s exactly what we found when we first arrived in Vienna. Mere moments after stepping foot in Austria’s capital it became exceedingly obvious why Vienna is called The Imperial City.

Much like the decadence of Klimt’s paintings, the city is decorated in broad strokes with lavish buildings leftover from bygone empires. Stately and grandiose, the architecture found in Vienna is a reflection of its past lives.
Austria once served as the capital of the Holy Roman Empire. And later on, it did the same for the massive Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Published : Apr, 2023

Sites & attractions | City tours & passes
6D: €189 | City Cruises | Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours | Schönbrunn PalaceTour | Hofburg Imperial Palace | Schönbrunn Zoo | Madame Tussauds | Upper Belvedere | Kunsthistorisches Museum | 2D: €123 | 1D Pass: €87 | 3D: €153 | Vienna PASS (70 Attractions) |
Located in the heart of Europe, Vienna, Austria is a destination you don’t want to miss. A sightseer’s dream, it boasts majestic architecture, world-renowned museums, tours galore, and a rich culture you just have to experience for yourself...

Today, we’ll explore how you can slash your sightseeing expenses with the Vienna PASS. We’ll cover how this sightseeing pass works, which attractions are included, and who can benefit most from the pass. By the time we’re done, we hope you’ll be able to decide for yourself whether or not the Vienna PASS is a good deal for you...

Published : Apr, 2023

<$50 day | Local transport | Accom (any) | Food (any) | Activities: Cultural | City tours & passes
Naschmarkt | Prater Park | Time Travel Vienna | Belvedere Museum | Schönbrunn Palace | Danube Tower | City River Cruise | Sigmund Freud Museum | Natural History Museum | Albertina | Spanish Riding School |
We think that three days in Vienna is the perfect amount of time for a visit. Three days will let you see the majority of the main sights in this beautiful city that you’re interested in, plus add in a few of the less well-known attractions, without being too rushed.

In this post, we’re going to share with you our idea of the perfect itinerary for three days in Vienna. As well as covering all the key attractions we think you’ll enjoy visiting, we’re also going to share some practical tips and advice for your visit, including tips on where to stay, where to eat, tips for getting around Vienna, and how to save money on sightseeing.

If you do have less time in Vienna, check out our itinerary for two days in Vienna. But now, let’s take a look at how to spend 3 days in Vienna.

Published : Mar, 2023

<$50 day | Accom (any) | Food (any)
Budget $$: €85 | Thrifty $: €52 | Total Cost: €55-€95 | Apartment: €95-€150 | Taxi: €45 | Hotel: -€90-€150 | Hostel: €24-€55 | Food: €20-€31 | Attractions: €7-€16 | Bus: €8
Vienna is known as the City of Music for its musical legacy. It’s also been named the best city in the world for its quality of life, and it has beautiful architecture… so it’s no wonder that people love visiting. And while visiting Venice isn’t cheap, it is still fairly affordable when compared to other major European capital cities.

In this Vienna travel price guide, we’ve outlined the estimated travel expenses for food, accommodation, attractions, alcohol, and other common travel expenses to help you budget your trip to Venice...

Published : Feb, 2023

<$50 day | Accom (any) | Food (any)
Packing Advice | Ave. Hostel Price: €26-€39 | Hostel Ruthensteiner Vienna: €18-€26 | Wombats City Hostel Vienna – The Naschmarkt | Jo&Joe: €38-€50 | Vienna Downtown Franz: €32-€39
Vienna is one of the world’s most beautiful cities and it is regularly ranked as one of the “most livable cities in the world” — but it’s also expensive. Luckily, hostels in Vienna are surprisingly affordable if you book early enough to snag the affordable beds. Just like any city, Vienna’s hostels range from junky to great so that’s why we’ve sorted through the city’s 30+ hosels to find the best hostels in Vienna.

Published : Mar, 2023

When to visit | How to get there | Activities: Outdoor
enjoy beaches | Peek @ Mt. Kilimanjaro | See Mugie Conservancy | Boat Safari In Lake Naivasha | See Flamingos In Lake Nakuru | See Red Elephants In Tsavo | Climb Mt. Kenya | See Nairobi | Visit Nairobi Park | Chase Waterfalls @ Karura Forest | Visit Giraffe Ctr.
Located in East Africa, Kenya is a popular destination for travelers looking to experience the unique culture, incredible wildlife, and stunning landscapes.

From the savannahs of the Maasai Mara to the peaks of Mount Kenya and the stunning Kenyan coastline, this destination is home to a variety of landscapes. But it’s not just about the scenery in Kenya. In our opinion, the biggest drawcard of this East Africa destination is an opportunity to experience an authentic African safari...

Published : Oct, 2023

Activities: Cultural | Wellness
Anamaya | Blue Spirit | Bodhi Tree Resort | Envision Festival | Harmony Healing Ctr. | Peace Retreat | Samasati Yoga & Wellness | The Retreat | Waterfall Villas
If you are a yoga enthusiast, then you’ll agree that there is nothing more beautiful and relaxing than checking into a yoga retreat in a unique destination. And if you ask us, when it comes to yoga holidays, Costa Rica is just the place to do it. There is nothing quite like practicing yoga in Costa Rica, in the heart of the rainforest or on the beach.

Some retreats combine yoga with other activities, like surfing, detox, meditation, and even new skills like permaculture farming. No matter what you want for your yoga trip, Costa Rica has options for you...

Published : Jul, 2023

When to visit | Accom (any) | Activities: Outdoor
Attend La Feria Verde | Beer Tasting Tour | Braulio Carrillo Park | Buttefly Gardens | Choco Workshop | Food-Coffee Tours | La Paz Waterfall Gardens | La Sabana Metro. Park | Mercado Centrale | Metro Cathedral | Museums | Natl. Theater
If you’re visiting Costa Rica, you’ll inevitably begin your trip in the nation’s capital city, San José. While many people simply stop over in the city on their way to the rainforests, the city deserves a visit on its own.
Since the capital city of Costa Rica is an up-and-coming tourist destination, you can find plenty of attractions and points of interest that make it worth a visit...

While it’s common that people don’t know all the things to do in San José, Costa Rica, this guide should get you started with planning some fun-filled days in the city.

Published : Sep, 2023

How to get there | Bars & pubs
Adelaide Hills (SA) | Barossa Valley (SA) | Hunter Valley (NSW) | Margaret River (WA) | McLaren Vale (SA) | The Yarra Valley (Mel) | Where to Eat | Wineries Location
Australia is a wine-lover’s dream destination. Australian wineries have a glowing reputation around the world for their top-quality grape varieties grown in perfect climates and picturesque settings. No matter where you find yourself across the southern part of the country, you won’t be too far away from a wine-growing region...

Exploring wine regions in Australia was one of our favourite adventures when we lived in Australia. So, we can attest that visiting one or more of the following wine areas in Australia is one of the best things to do on any trip to Australia!

Published : Sep, 2023

Bars & pubs | Nightlife
Art Scene | Artist & Local Farmers Mkt. | Boutique Shopping | Carlton Gardens | Culinary Scene | Festivals | Getting Around | Markets | Micro-breweries | Queen Victoria Mkt. | Unexpected Weather
Melbourne – a hip, trendy, and vibrant Australian city brimming with culture. Its neighbourhoods have personalities of their own, ranging from bohemian quarters with amazing restaurants and fashion boutiques, to edgy, artsy areas that are home to more tattoo shops than a city could possibly need. It’s impossible to truly understand the cultural centre that is Melbourne without actually living there. And it’s equally as difficult to explore it as a visitor.

I’ve been to Melbourne 4 times. Each time, discover a whole new side of the incredibly complicated and fascinating city that has topped the charts of the World’s Most Liveable Cities. But despite my frequent visits, I couldn’t possibly try to share the best that this city has to offer without some local help. Luckily, a few of my friends and locals were eager to share their tips and recommendations for things to do in Melbourne.