Old Town Square Christmas Market, Prague

vienna/prague 2017

For my remaining vacation days of 2017, I decided to make my way to over to Vienna. It was the perfect time to go, because of the Christmas Markets. Since my friend, Yan, was off at that time too, we decided to travel there together. We had one week off but didn’t want to spend… Read more “vienna/prague 2017”

Chicken Schnitzel with a side of potato salad

8 foods to eat in vienna

Wiener Schnitzel – this means Viennese cutlet. The most popular version is a thinly-pounded piece of veal. I’m not a huge fan of veal, so I opted for the chicken, which is probably the second most popular. Viennese Sausage – I can’t compare it to the canned Vienna Sausage, since I’ve never had it, but this… Read more “8 foods to eat in vienna”

Picture of Naschmarkt taken at around 2:30 PM, when the sun was already starting to go down

6 things i learned in the 3 days i spent in vienna

In December, it starts getting dark at around 3 pm. When we landed in Vienna around that time, the sun was already setting. This doesn’t leave you with a whole lot of hours of daylight to explore. Ticketing for the transit system is kind of confusing. We had a two-day transit pass. I think we… Read more “6 things i learned in the 3 days i spent in vienna”

Stephansdom at night, Vienna


The Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) was probably my favorite part of Vienna. I’m not a religious person, but I really liked this church. I just could not stop staring at it. It was just so grand and majestic. I was expecting to climb some steps to get a view from the top, like most other… Read more “stephansdom”

music in vienna

Like any other Asian child, I was forced to play a musical instrument at a young age. (Mom, if you’re reading this, I’m just kidding! V. thankful that you made me take piano lessons for all of those years!) So naturally, my inner music nerd was pretty excited to see Mozart and Beethoven’s apartments, both… Read more “music in vienna”

Ornaments at the Christmas Markets at the Belvedere

christmastime in vienna

I LOVE Christmas. While I don’t think anything can beat Christmas in NYC, Christmastime in Vienna was pretty cool too. The city is decorated and of course, you’ll find Christmas markets all over town. This means you won’t run out of chances to sip mulled wine while you peruse some of the goods that the… Read more “christmastime in vienna”

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