Tag Archives: Vienna

Slovakia, the euro and collecting currency

The conversion to the euro in Europe was disappointing to me as a collector of currency. Check out some of my collection in this post: Collecting foreign money. With the euro, the bills look the same amongst the participating nations … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Wiener Christkindlmarkt

The Vienna Rathaus (city hall) was absolutely stunning all lit up. The Christmas markets of Austria and neighboring countries were so pleasant and memorable. Walking around with all the lights, wares, smells and music was just amazing. I went to … Continue reading

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The Top 5: Travel theme songs

When I travel, I like to pick a song as that trip’s theme song. Almost always it is a song that has a connection to the place I am visiting (rather than something like “Country Roads Take Me Home”), and … Continue reading

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The Life Ball

The Life Ball is an annual event in Vienna that is Europe’s largest charity event for people with HIV or AIDS. This year’s Life Ball was Saturday night and the opening ceremonies were rained out. This is what the Associated … Continue reading

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Memories of spring in Europe

A month ago I posted my Notes on Croatia, a list of memories from my long weekend there. Finally, a month after my spring fling in Europe, I’ve gathered my notes into something respectable enough to post here. I wanted … Continue reading

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