The Grand Budapest Hostel

In the British university system, there is a "reading week" each term. It's like spring break, but it's cold and students are expected to do work. I had to go somewhere, even though I was working part of the week. I had three days and some change to spend somewhere nice. After exploring prices, airlines, … Continue reading The Grand Budapest Hostel

Salzburg Christmas Markets

I had a free weekend. I was feeling up for some European travel. I wanted to get into the Christmas spirit. I booked a one-night holiday in the tiny Austrian city of Salzburg, home of Mozart and the Sound of Music. I left early in the morning and somehow ended up at Stansted airport a … Continue reading Salzburg Christmas Markets