Danube Discoveries: Day 5 (Still in Vienna)

Our cruise was set to leave Vienna the next day at around midnight, which meant we had a whole day still to explore.  Today's itinerary for myself, included a tour of the (Kunsthistorisches Museum) Museum of Fine Arts in the Museum Quartier and a bike tour along the Danube.  I had initially been signed up … Continue reading Danube Discoveries: Day 5 (Still in Vienna)

Danube Discoveries: Day 3 (Passing through Prague)

Our second day in Prague, day 3 of the entire trip, we had arranged a three-hour van tour of Prague, designed for us to see the various parts and historical areas of Prague while also giving opportunities to stop and take a gander.   While Prague is indeed a "walking" city, having a van allowed … Continue reading Danube Discoveries: Day 3 (Passing through Prague)

Danube Discoveries: Day 1 (Getting to Vienna)

After a pretty lackluster night's sleep at the Best Western, I hung out at the hotel till around 12:30 before checking out and heading to the airport.  I was actually quite surprised at the size of the International Terminal at O'Hare.  It felt small as compared to other US international airports that I had been … Continue reading Danube Discoveries: Day 1 (Getting to Vienna)

Tuesday Thoughts: JW Chen’s (the closest thing to home in South Bend, IN)

I came here to JW Chen's seeking some really good Chinese/Taiwanese food from recommendations from many people.  Not only was this recommended to me by friends who went to University of Notre Dame, but also from my colleagues here at Culver. I had previously came by South Bend on a Monday, and to my chagrin, … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: JW Chen’s (the closest thing to home in South Bend, IN)