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Aug122018

Garden walks are free at Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna’s top tourist destination

Schönbrunn Palace was the summer residence of the Habsburg Monarchy and royal family for over 300 years. The present day palace has been a state-owned museum since the 1950s and is Vienna’s top tourist attraction with 3.8 million visitors in 2017. The gardens are open to the public from 6:30am to 9:00pm May 7 to Aug 12. Gardens open at 6:30am year round, while evening hours are reduced outside of the main spring and summer months. 

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Dec172016

Make the best out of sh**ty cold dark weather

Bratislava. The name simply sounds foreign and Eastern European to my American ears. The number of times I have had to describe the geographic location for my December trip to Vienna, Austria and from there to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, indicates the general lack of map awareness with my friends and family. Bratislava, Slovakia…

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