Kneifelspitze Hike

Just across the border from Salzburg where I live is the exquisite Berchtesgaden National Park in Bavaria, Germany. I explored some of Berchtesgaden two summers ago on a biking and hiking day trip to Königssee, Obersee und Röthbachfall, and again…

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Best Lakes Near Salzburg

I have been living in Salzburg for nearly three years now and, in that time, I've made a conscious effort to try and visit as many of the beautiful lakes in the area. Salzburg is right on the border with…

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Things to Do in Salzburg in Spring

Salzburg in spring is a delight. Some days, it will rain so intensely it feels like the whole world is cracking apart. Other days, the sun will beat down and the flowers will open up and the light will catch…

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Best Viewpoints in Salzurg

I have been living in Salzburg for nearly three years now and, in that time, I've made a conscious effort to try and visit as many of the beautiful viewpoints available in this little mountain city as possible. Salzburg is…

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Gaisberg Hike in Summer

I live very near the Gaisberg, the most well-known local mountain towering over Salzburg and yet, in my two and a half years of living in this city, I have hiked it just once before during the first winter I…

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My Self-Care Spots in Salzburg

I have been living in Salzburg for nearly three years now and, in that time, I've been carefully curating my self-care toolkit. While I was at a nail appointment the other week, I was chatting to my nail lady (who feels…

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Best Islands to Visit in Europe

I was born in Europe, lived here for eight years in my childhood, came back to visit many times while growing up in North America, and eventually moved back here in 2020, living first in Belgium and now in Austria.…

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Hintersee Hike

Just across the border from Salzburg where I live is the exquisite Berchtesgaden National Park in Bavaria, Germany. I explored some of Berchtesgaden two summers ago on a biking and hiking daytrip to Königssee, Obersee und Röthbachfall. The Berchtesgaden National…

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A Day at Mondsee

May is the month of public holidays in Europe, coinciding with the beginning of summer and all these extra special little days to be outside and enjoy it even more. Two of my best friends, along with their pup Nacho,…

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Schlosspark Hellbrunn in Spring

The last time I was at Schlosspark Hellbrunn was last winter, when a big snowfall brought Janna and I out to trek through the snow-covered gardens. With late spring very much firmly settled across the city, a pretty bike ride…

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