Discovering Salzburg Cathedral

Where : Salzburg Cathedral We stopped at the Salzburg Cathedral on our way to Hohensalzburg.  This Cathedral was built around the 17th century and has a beautiful Baroque style.  Seems like this is Serge's idea of most beautiful church he's visited in Europe. You will find the Cathedral in the Old Town at the end […]

Discovering Getreidegasse, Salzburg

Where : Getreidegasse, Salzburg We really enjoyed our stroll down Getreidegasse, located int the historic old town.  Its by far one of the most visited and busiest streets in the city.  It boasts many souvenir shops, from chocolates to Mozart related gadgets, to chic stores like Louis Vuitton.  However, all shops have one thing in common. […]

Discovering Mirabell gardens, Salzburg

Where : Mirabell gardens, Salzburg If you have the impression that Salzburg is a small city, you are correct in thinking so.  Consider this, we walked 5 min from the train station to our hotel and another 12 minutes to Mirabell Palace.  Continuing on this path will get you to the Historic town, in approximately 20 […]

Discovering Hohensalzburg, Salzburg

Where :Hohensalzburg, Salzburg There are many things to visit in Salzburg, we mistakenly booked one night before moving to our next destination.  When you arrive in the city of Salzburg, do not miss the imposing fortress.  Hohensalzburg is located atop the hill of Festungsberg. According to Wikipedia, the fort was erected at the behest of the Prince-Archbishops […]

Discovering Neuschwanstein Castle, Füssen

Where : Neuschwanstein Castle, Fussen When in Munich you should fit in a day trip to visit Neuschwastein Caslte located just a couple of hours away, in southwest Bavaria.  It's easy, take a train to Füssen (we used our Eurail pass) and a bus to the castle.  When in doubt, just follow the crowd.  There's bound […]

Discovering Andechs Monastery, Munich

Where : Andechs Monastery, Munich We found our best adventures happen when we get a referral and when we keep an open mind.  Luckily a friend of ours referred Andechs Monastery to us, otherwise we never would have visited.  The Benedictine monastery is located little more than one hour way from Munich.  So we took […]

Discovering Marienplatz, Munich

Discovering Marienplatz

Where : Marienplatz/Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall) Discovering Marienplatz. The New Town Hall of Munich appears to be the main hub.  We consider it a main touristic point of Munich.  Beautifully put together, the construction soon attracts attention for its imposing neo-Gothic style building.  Additionally, there are lots of figures and details, especially for the famous […]

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