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American Citizens Needing Help In Austria Can Head Over To McDonald’s

(Not a McD’s in Austria)

While we rarely visit McDonald’s at home, the Michael W Travels family always visits McD’s when visiting a new country.

We visit McDonald’s primarily to check out what local menu items might be available and for the kids, it’s always a special and exciting treat.

If you’re an American citizen and happen to be in Austria, now there’s another helpful reason to visit the golden arches. Continue reading American Citizens Needing Help In Austria Can Head Over To McDonald’s

Win A Trip For 2 From KLM To Graz, Austria

Graz Austria

KLM is giving one lucky winner the chance to win a trip for two to Graz Austria!

According to the sweepstakes entry page, Graz is a “UNESCO World Heritage Site and city of design.”

The prize includes airfare, a three night hotel stay and many extras.

When I think of Austria, Vienna and Salzburg come to mind. Kim and I visited Vienna years back and I’d love to visit Austria again one of these days to see more of the country. Continue reading Win A Trip For 2 From KLM To Graz, Austria

Flashback Friday: Shop For A Hat, Get in the Local Paper- Vienna, Austria

FlashbackFriIt’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a look back into the past on Michael W Travels with a Flashback Friday.

Today I’ll be posting the first Flashback Friday of 2014. The topic has to do with one of my favorite things to buy while traveling- local & traditional hats. Besides buying a little something for Lucas on our trips, I try to avoid buying souvenirs. The only thing that I will still seek out are hats.

Here is the post:

  • Shop For A Hat, Get in the Local Paper- Vienna, Austria

This post was originally published on April 27, 2012.

Authentic Alpine Hat

Shop For A Hat, Get in the Local Paper- Vienna, Austria

Authentic Alpine Hat
One of my favorite souvenirs to buy while traveling is hats. I wrote about this in my post about my purchase of a Tarboosh in Egypt. (You can read the post here)
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On my trip to Vienna, my must buy souvenir was a Traditional Alpine Hat.
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After visiting a store which sold traditional clothing and hats near Hofburg Palace, I decided that a nice, authentic hat was out of my price range. I’d have to start looking in regular souvenir shops and hope to find a good imitation.

Continue reading Shop For A Hat, Get in the Local Paper- Vienna, Austria