Five hours of Vienna, Austria
When we got to my friend's apartment, we rested for a while and then took off to the city as he still had to take care of some things. We stopped at Vienna's largest hospital where he works right now and he took care of some stuff while I was surfing the Internet.
I was surprised how cosmopolitan Vienna was. This place is full of foreigners, not tourists but people who regularily live there. Anyhow, it's not something you would expect from conservative Vienna.
We grabbed lunch at this Sushi place. Not quite like Sushi in LA, but pretty damn good and amazingly cheap for what we had. You only pay like $9 for a full meal.
We also stopped by Stefan's Dom, the State Opera House, the Sacher Cafe and strolled around in the city some more... Afterwards we went home to his place, hopped in the car and took off again.
Things about Vienna you may be interested in
1. Aug 3, 2006 Having great time at Rutenfest (Ravensburg) ( 5)
2. Aug 3, 2006 My visits to Oradea (Oradea) ( 3)
3. Aug 23, 2006 One Night in Budapest (Budapest)
4. Aug 24, 2006 Five hours of Vienna (Vienna) ( 6)
5. Sep 7, 2006 Trip to my house at lake Balaton in Hungary (Csopak) ( 21)
6. Sep 25, 2006 Back home in Ravensburg (Ravensburg)
Start from beginning | 1 - 6 Journal overview
Read about Vienna in our travel-guide
Recommended Vienna Guide
Vienna was sieged by the Turcs two times. The first was at 1529 and the second at 1638, the Turcs lost both. After the last one their reign over Europe was over and it was free again. Vienna of the 19th Century When the Habsburg dynasty ended Vienna eventually became the capital of the Austrian Empire and exerted great influence in the politics of Europe and even the world. The most noteworthy event of 19th century Vienna is how art and sciences flourished. This century welcomed such great thinker like Sigmund Freud and Stefan Zweig. It was also during this time that the Austrian Art Nouveau Movement or the Viennese Secession was... Read more »
Recent reviews for Vienna
Skiing in Austria? It's Arlberg - Aug 24, 2007, by lindamura
There are few places in the world that can compare to the beauty and alpine splendor of Arlberg. This modern resort is where you can get some of the finest skiing in the Alps, a place that attracts most of the people in the high society.... Read more »
Zurs, the home of winter sports - Feb 14, 2008, by lindamura
Have you heard of it before? If your answer is no than this is probably because you are not among the wealthy and famous! Zurs is the favorite destination of the VIPs because it is the classiest resort in Austria. All local amenities and... Read more »
Ski vacation in Austria - Feb 19, 2008, by lindamura
Obertauern, this charming ski resort is situated 90kms southeast of Salzburg at an altitude of 1,809m above sea level. The best way to get here is by flying in at Salzburg International Airport and from there take shuttles or rent a car to... Read more »
St. Anton am Arlberg, a wonderful mountain village - Feb 18, 2008, by lindamura
Another top ski resort that is at everybody’s reach is St. Anton am Arlberg, a mountain village with only about 2500 residents set at an elevation of 1304 m, a village that has kept its Tyrolean originality and added to it great... Read more »
Zauchensee, a great ski resort in Austria - Feb 18, 2008, by lindamura
Zauchensee is located in an area that is 1,350m above sea level and this height together with the position of the resort assures skiers plenty of snow in winter, sometimes even too much as it can reach up to 2 m. The skiing season is quite... Read more »
More reviews you might be interested in
Sarajevo reviews - Bosnia And Herzegowina
About us Recently opened Hotel Union offers something for everyone. This sophisticated hotel is located in the heart of Sarajevo, close to the...
Foz Do Iguacu reviews - Brazil
We are finalist. Please let's make the Iguassu Falls one of the NEW 7 WONDERS of NATURE. We already got the twenty eight finalist position. But...
You must see the Iguassu Falls
Delhi reviews - India
The Golden Triangle Tour is a tour across North India’s three most beautiful cities, namely Delhi, Agra & Jaipur. This tour takes you...
Golden Triangle Tour Packages and Its Enigmatic Attractions
Udaipur reviews - India
India rich and diverse wildlife are preserved in the different sanctuaries across the country. Over 350 species of mammals and over 1225 species of...
Explore the Indian wildlife
Tjumen reviews - Russia
Über Tjumen Tjumen ist eine relativ große Stadt in Russland und hat rund 560.000 Einwohner. Die Stadt liegt 2144 km von Moskau...
Was zu tun ist in Tjumen
Ko Phangan reviews - Thailand
It was quite a long way to Koh Tao. We took the Speed Boat from Surat Thani. Unfortunately we had to stops, one in Koh Samui and one in Koh Pangan....
Koh Tao - My favorite Thai island
Kanab reviews - Utah
The same day we left from Bryce Canyon to drive all the way to Page, AZ. This is where Lake Powell is located. We really didn't have much time and...
Visiting the Coral Pink and Red Sand Dunes
Los Angeles reviews - California
Huge, cosmopolitan, vibrant, fascinating with remarkable, lovely beaches and somewhat ostentatious places, the city speaks for itself, it is an...
Mui Ne reviews - Vietnam
I had a chance to travel Mui Ne in 2 days with my family. That was very fund and memoriable. I really impressed with the sand dunes there. So I...
Mui Ne Vacation
Copper Mountain reviews - Colorado
Not far from Denver International Airport in Summit County is the beautiful Copper Mountain resort. It is about an hour and half outside of Denver...
Huge ski resort in Copper Mountain, CO