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Vienna’s Stephansplatz Christmas market

Vienna’s Stephansplatz Christmas Market– a Market in the Heart of Vienna If you’re touring Vienna during the Christmas season, it’s impossible to miss the Stephansplatz Christmas market, named for the Stephansplatz square where it sits. The square is home to one of Vienna’s most famous landmarks, the spectacular cathedral, the Stephansdom. The Stephansdom is on […]

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Spittelberg Christmas Market in Vienna

Spittelberg Christmas Market, a Neighborhood Market (Weihnachtsmarkt am Spittelberg) Vienna offers a lot of Christmas markets to choose from– some are great for shopping, some are better for decorations, and still others are more suited for just hanging out (to read about seven different Vienna Christmas markets, don’t miss my highly opinionated post, the best […]

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Why I Never Buy Sunscreen in the US

European Sunscreen– the Most Useful Souvenir? Sunscreen is bulky, messy, and not particularly interesting, so you may be wondering why I would suggest picking up some tubes on your next vacation outside the US. It’s simple– the sunscreens available in Europe, Japan, Australia and many other parts of the world blow our sunscreen away. Foreign […]

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My Favorite Cafes in Vienna for a Coffee and Cake Break

My Favorite Viennese Cafes Need a break during a long day of sightseeing and shopping in Vienna?  I can recommend my favorite Viennese cafes to pop into for a quick snack. Viennese cafes are perfect for a busy traveler, as you don’t need to plan your day around meal times– like an American diner, they […]

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