Tag Archives: Mozart

Vienna Austria Part 3: Ephesus, the Secession, Sacher Torte,

It has been 148 days of travel.  So overwhelmed by Vienna’s art-packed core (last Monday’s post), we tacked on another day and return to the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Down monumental steps a marble lion greats us to the Ephesus Collection: Taken … Continue reading


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Hunting for Mozart in Salzburg and Zweigelt Red Wine from Nittnaus, Burgenland, Austria

Our second day out in Salzburg includes a visit to Mozart’s Wohnhause, where he grew up.

But entry costs a fortune. Instead, we end up spending over an hour in the house’s research library enjoying a Mozart primer narrated by Kenneth Branagh for free.

Swimming in Classical music and Mozart’s love-hate (really hate) relationship with Salzburg, we pop over to his birthplace: Continue reading

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Salzburg Christmas Markets and Fortress Hohensalzburg

In case Christmas Eve gets too festive, I’m posting this now.

142 days of travel and we have winterized ourselves. Our EU Austerity Drinking Tour leaves icy, sober Dachau for the Austrian border and glorious Salzburg! Home to Mozart, music, and…salt. Continue reading

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