This past week I traveled with my family to visit Vienna, Austria, Bratislava, Slovakia, and Paris, France. It was a BLAST!!! I love Europe. I have been a few times before, but it was splendid as always. That was my second time to Austria but I loved it even more than I did when I first was there. Slovakia and France were new adventures for me!
To sum up each country:
-Vienna Opera house is a must-see! The tour guide was amazing. And being an SMU Student Ambassador, I appreciate good tours
-Mozart and Hayden have houses there…legit
-The apple strudel is to die for
-The people are friendly when you try to speak German
-It was formerly a communist nation
-Bratislava is a really collegey town with cool pubs and American pop music!
-It has incredible views from the castle
-It can be a tad sketchy, especially in the morning, when no one is awake
-People are very friendly (contrary to popular belief)
-The chocolate crossiants and chocolate crepes are flawless (I have no words to describe the heavenly flavor!!)
-There is a stark contrast between the poor and wealthy areas (a lot of them overlap)
-Mona Lisa is a lot smaller than I thought! She’s still awesome
Here are some pictures too!