Travel Notes: Vienna

In May and June of 2011, I spent 5 weeks traveling around Europe. This post is one of a series chronicling the different places I visited on that trip. From Salzburg, we headed onto Vienna, where we stayed at Pension Hargita. Our hotel was definitely a “budget” accommodation, but other than a somewhat shady exterior … More Travel Notes: Vienna

Travel Notes: Siracusa, Caltagirone, and Piazza Armerina

In May and June of 2011, I spent 5 weeks traveling around Europe. This post is one of a series chronicling the different places I visited on that trip. After Taormina, our next major stop was the town of Siracusa. Where we were staying – the old historic center of town – is quiet, with … More Travel Notes: Siracusa, Caltagirone, and Piazza Armerina

Travel Notes: Rome

In May and June of 2011, I spent 5 weeks traveling around Europe. This post is one of a series chronicling the different places I visited on that trip. The first time I went to Rome, I was only there for an insane 24-hour period. I say “insane” because it included sleeping at a camp … More Travel Notes: Rome