Our last week in Salzburg was mostly spent stressing about our finals, packing, and canceling our residency. The evening before our official departure date, Salzburg College hosted an official leaving ceremony and reception. It was a good way to celebrate everyone’s accomplishments through the program and then eat and drink our way through the sorrow … More Leaving Salzburg for the Last Time
Friday morning, I met my mom and aunt at the main station for an early train to Vienna. Unfortunately, it didn’t take long for what should have been an easy and relaxing journey to become a nightmare. Due to an issue with the track between Linz and St. Pölten, the whole train had to disembark … More A Weekend with Family in Vienna
After getting settled in Salzburg, I felt it was time to start exploring Europe. Due to a number of factors, from pricing to language to other friends studying abroad, we chose Prague, the “veritable Disneyland of Europe,” as Michael, one of the friends who joined me, would later say. Five of us, in other words … More An Outline of My Weekend in Prague
When I heard we would be snowshoeing, I imagined meandering through the countryside with tennis-racket like equipment on my feet. Instead, I climbed a mountain (I would like to clarify here that it was not a hill; we climbed over 1,200 feet on this “hike”) with high-tech plastic and metal contraptions strapped to my feet.
For my first weekend and second full day in Salzburg, I decided on the obvious choice not to discover the city, but to head back into Germany for a spa day at Rupertus Therme in Bad Reichenhall.