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What I Ate: Iconic Eats

It’s a very special What I Ate Wednesday… It’s my birthday! This year I’m celebrating with some of my favorite and most iconic “eats” around the world. When one thinks of Paris, they think of the Eiffel Tower… and a macaron. When one thinks of England, they think of Big Ben… and fish ‘n chips.… Continue reading What I Ate: Iconic Eats

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What I Ate in Vienna

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! This week we’re eating our way through the home of the Weiner schnitzel–Vienna, Austria! Before you get too hungry, let’s get going! Breakfast We stayed at the Hotel Sacher, which had an amazing breakfast buffet! Above is a sampling of the selection–made to order omelette, two kinds of bread (I LOVE… Continue reading What I Ate in Vienna

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What I Wore in Vienna

Originally posted 13 October 2015. Full disclosure: I never thought I’d be one to write a “What I Wore” post, but people are so interested in packing tips and what to wear in different types of weather, I decided to give it a shot! So let’s jump in. Here’s what I packed for a chilly… Continue reading What I Wore in Vienna

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The Belvedere

Originally published on 16 October 2015. Saturday morning dawned early for the O’Haleks! Not necessarily for the Viennese, but certainly for us. But a little jet lag is nothing that a brisk run can’t fix! Steve (very) graciously runs with me when we travel, which I love, but that means he has to run a… Continue reading The Belvedere

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Weekend in Vienna

Originally published on 15 October 2015. Hello, my friends! Over Columbus Day weekend, Steve whisked me away to beautiful, historic, culturally significant Vienna, Austria! I’d been anticipating this trip for weeks, and then it was finally here! We left Thursday evening on an eight-hour flight from DC to Geneva. The flight was smooth, but despite… Continue reading Weekend in Vienna

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What I Ate on the Plane: Austrian Air Business

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! This time around I’m writing about what was quite possibly the best flight I’ve ever experienced. There we were, Steve and I, waiting in the Thai Airways lounge, eating food, enjoying some comfortable(ish) seats before our 11 hour and 55 minute overnight flight from Bangkok, Thailand, to Vienna, Austria. You… Continue reading What I Ate on the Plane: Austrian Air Business