Spending Time in Salzburg, Austria

Spending Time in Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg, Austria While not originally in my plans, Salzburg was only a couple hours’ bus journey from Munich.  I had heard good things about it and decided it was a good opportunity to experience the Alps as well as another country! Once again, the weather during my time in Austria was divided into two categories-cold and rainy, and sunny and warm.  Luckily, I was able to do a lot of the indoor sightseeing during the crappy weather, so my plans weren’t hindered too much. Hohensalzburg Fortress Perched high up on…

Back to Chicago! Travel Reflections

Back to Chicago! Travel Reflections

While I normally try to keep my posts in chronological order, I decided to break from this trend briefly to chronicle the end of my journeys. It was a bit weird to fly into O’Hare airport and arrive back into the city of Chicago, my home for the 3 years before I left to travel.  It was like deja vu, things were familiar, yet different at the same time.  Hearing American accents everywhere was also a bit shocking, although I was eased into it a bit by the many Americans…

Munich

Munich

I haven’t been able to post in the past few weeks, as I’ve been busy soaking in the sights and sounds of Europe!  I finally had a chance to relax a bit now that I’m in sunny Croatia, so here goes my recap of Munich! Munich Munich was my first real impression of Germany.  Even though I flew into Frankfurt, I took a bus down to Munich shortly after I landed in order to make it for the last weekend of Fruhlingsfest. First impressions of Germany after travelling in India…