This Is For You

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, stayed in a hotel, been to an attraction, taken a cruise, gone on vacation, or visited other cities? Dumb question I know but here’s the real question. Have you ever told anyone about your experiences? Of course you have… we all do that because we want others to…

Budapest, Hungary

Before the unification in 1873, Budapest was actually two separate cities, Buda on the west side of the Danube, and Pest on the east side of the Danube.  The combined city is one of the largest cities in the European Union, and is the capital of Hungary. Budapest is a very picturesque city with impressive…

Passau, Bavaria, Germany

Passau is a small town in Bavaria very close to the Austrian border.  It’s at the confluence of three rivers, the Danube, Inn, and Ilz.  It’s known as the “City of Three Rivers”.  As you can see below, the streets are all cobblestone and the buildings are from the Baroque period.  We toured the city…

Vilshofen, Germany

After boarding the river boat, we decided to check out the quaint village of Vilshofen.  It’s not very large, but very picturesque.  There’s one main street, a church, and small shops; with a population is around 500,000.  We walked the main part of town in less than two hours.  From what we were told, there…

Munich – Day 2

We started day two in Munich with a bus tour.  Since we were near the center of the city, we slowly worked our way toward the “suburbs”.   Soon after leaving the hotel, we passed the location where Octoberfest is held.  They were in the process of taking everything down,  but we could still see…

Off We Go – Munich Day 1

So it’s about 2 PM Monday afternoon and we just got to the hotel in Munich.  We checked in and decided we needed to explore for food.  We learned that there was a pedestrian walkway,  Marienplatz,  about 10 minutes away with restaurants and stores. When we got there, we weren’t disappointed.  There were hundreds (I’m…

We Made it to Prague

We made it to Prague……. and even beat our luggage by 8 hours, because it didn’t want to come on the same plane with us.  Anyway, Prague has been really great so far.  We are in downtown (central) Prague, staying at the Grandior Hotel.  More on that in a later post. Prague combines historical and…