The best way to describe Vienna is that it has the buildings and architecture or facade of Prague but the grit and character of Berlin. And it quickly solidified itself amongst one of our favourites. After a four hour train ride from Prague, we checked in to a very homely Airbnb to the northeast of the main city centre.
Again our travels seem to revolve around food and we made our way to Schonbrunn Palace for an Apfelstrudelshow (Apple Strudel Show) where we saw how to make apple strudel first hand and got a recipe to take home and try for ourselves. Unfortunately our plans to visit the Schnapps Museum fell through as we had to wait until later in the day to go on a tour and tasting and knew we weren’t going to make it back to the area. To ease our pain we went to Vienna’s cat cafe, Cafe Neko (which means cat in Japanese) to get our furry fix.
We still ticked off the main sites like St Stephen’s Cathedral and Hofburg Palace but the highlight of our day was going to Prater Park where an amusement park awaited! Thinking it was just a rather large park with a ferris wheel and perhapa a ride or two, we were greeted by an enormous array of rides and food. The Giant Yoyo as we called it is a must as you are lifted 117 metres up for an uninterrupted view of the city. For photo purposes, we got ourselves on the ferris wheel for some not as high shots of the city.
See some of them below.
See you on the flip side!
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