Fancy Cats: Cafe Neko (Vienna, Austria)

The cats I’d seen at the cat cafes in Budapest were simple, not to mention adorable, but not fancy. The cats living in Cafe Neko – Vienna’s premiere cat cafe – were so fancy they were almost royal (see: above photo). Their cats are rescues from local shelters and surprisingly, Cafe Neko opened all the way back in 2012! Not far from massive St. Stephen’s … Continue reading Fancy Cats: Cafe Neko (Vienna, Austria)

The Ultimate Sound of Music Tour (Salzburg, Austria)

I know, I know. The Sound of Music tour is the #1 thing on everyone’s list of “THINGS YOU MUST NOT DO IN SALZBURG FOR ANY REASON EVER,” but honestly, I didn’t know what else to do there. It was a beautiful town and sure, I could’ve gone to the castle which would’ve been cool, but it also would’ve taken an hour and then what? … Continue reading The Ultimate Sound of Music Tour (Salzburg, Austria)

The Must-See Palace in Vienna: Hofburg

My first stop on my second day in Vienna was the Hofburg Palace. I’d purchased a combined ticket, the Sisi Ticket, for entrance to both the Schonbrunn and the Hofburg prior to flying overseas so I was good to go. Because it was off-season, though, the lines weren’t very long so I’m not sure pre-paying saved me a lot of time, but I’d still suggest … Continue reading The Must-See Palace in Vienna: Hofburg

Visiting the Oldest Zoo in the World: Tiergarten Schönbrunn

Ever since I missed my chance to visit the Warsaw Zoo in 2016, I try to go to zoos when I’m traveling whenever possible. I love animals and although zoos are controversial (is it cruel to the animals? are they unhappy?), I’ve come to the conclusion that I’d rather have members of these endangered species live in manmade habitats than risk relying on mankind having … Continue reading Visiting the Oldest Zoo in the World: Tiergarten Schönbrunn