Category Archives: Austria

Austria and Australia are often confused though totally unlike each other.  Well, they both have great coffee and cake cultures and mountains and rivers.

Vienna Highlights

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Vienna has a lot of stairs

The video linked below shows highlights from the Vienna section of a cruise I took with Vegan River Cruises in 2015. The cruise went from Budapest to Munich along the River Danube. The ship, the Amadeus Silver II, was beautiful.  If you want to see the cabin, read Cabin Tour of Amadeus Silver II. A special joy of a river… Read more »

Cabin Tour – Amadeus Silver II

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Cabin Tour Amadeus Silver II

River cruising is a very pleasant way to spend a holiday.  The video below is a tour of my cabin on the Mozart Deck of Amadeus Silver II which sailed from Budapest to Passau along the River Danube. The cabin was luxurious and beautiful, like a hotel room, no sailor’s bunks here with a small porthole!  Electric window opening the full… Read more »

Packing list for a River Cruise

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Packing list for a river cruise

Off on a river cruise?  Don’t believe that you have to take a different outfit for every day and another different outfit for every night.  You can wear the same thing more than once.  If you plan to mix and match, you can make many outfits. Here’s what I packed for a six-day adventure in Europe – starting with a… Read more »