• Austria,  Bucket List,  Europe

    Bucket list: Weinachtsmarkt

    I love Christmas kitsch. Ugly Christmas sweaters, socks and everything which clearly says that at this time of year I’m loosing a sense of style. So it shouldn’t be surprising that visiting a traditional German Weinachtsmarkt was on my bucket list. And it’s not anymore. Technically, it wasn’t German, it was Austrian. But it was beautiful. And there was more than one.   I wouldn’t go to Christmas market to Vienna (500 km), because Dresden is actually closer (200km) if it wasn’t for my dear friend who currently lives in Ljubljana. We wanted to see each other and somehow we figured out that the middle of the road between Wrocław…

  • Austria,  Bucket List,  Europe

    Bucket list: back in Schönbrunn

    I was 8 years old and I was on the way to Slovenia for holidays with my parents. Or maybe it was a way back. I don’t remember that well. What I do remember is a quick stop for sightseeing in Vienna. I remember that I didn’t like the cathedral that much. But Schönbrunn Palace was a different story. I was totally amazed. Huge palace, rooms full of furnitures and decorations. These furnitures were the most important for me as a kid. I was always disappointed when castles and palaces were empty. And in Schönbrunn I could imagine how everyday life looked like, what the royal family did, where princess…

  • Bucket List,  Europe

    Bucket list: Matterhorn

    Caution: this post doesn’t contain high mountain climbing. And it’s not sponsored by chocolate manufacturer. What a shame. Triangle shaped mountain. Matterhorn. Everybody knows it. At least those, who have taken a look at Toblerone packaging before eating the whole thing. Frankly speaking, shape of Toblerone was always more interesting to me than the packaging. And silver foil inside is annoying, it’s ripping even when you’re not touching it. What was I writing about? Triangle shaped mountain! Matterhorn was on my bucket list since.. forever? And here you have an evidence that Matterhorn and I were so close, that we took a selfie together: I can’t explain this little Matterhorn…