Sunday, July 21, 2024

Austria Street Journey – Episode 814


Austria Road Trip on the Empress Sisi Road (Podcast)

Hear about an Austria highway journey because the Newbie Traveler talks to Michael January about driving Empress Sisi’s Street.

Michael says, “There are a number of Empress Sisi roads. Elizabeth, the Empress of Austria and queen of Hungary, is the princess Diana of the German-speaking world. She was a woman that liked the nation. And at 16, she was launched to the emperor of Austria. They married, and it was a storybook love story. She grew to become a vogue idol. She was stunning. Midway by way of her life, she bought older, tragedy struck, and he or she was in the end assassinated. There had been motion pictures advised concerning the romantic story of the emperor and the younger emperor. There’s a brand new collection popping out on Netflix in September and October [2022] shot in Germany concerning the romantic love story.”

“There are attention-grabbing locations alongside some type of route. There are some in Hungary, and there are some in Austria and Germany, and each known as the Empress Sisi highway. It’s mainly websites which can be a part of the story of attention-grabbing locations to go to. And you must journey alongside a highway to get there. So it’s not a road. It’s a set of locations.”

Michael begins us in Vienna, the place we go to quite a lot of the royal websites, together with the cafe tradition that used to entertain these ready to fulfill with the emperor. We go to the Imperial Crypt, the Hofburg Palace (with its Sisi Museum and the Spanish Using College), and the Schönbrunn Palace.

We go to Resort Ambassador with its connection to Mark Twain and Resort Sacher Vienna, which is legendary for its Sachertorte.

As we head out of Vienna, we go to the Hermesvilla, which the emperor constructed for his bride. We additionally go to the Lainzer Tiergarten and the royal Laxenburg castles.

We make a cease at Mayerling, which is legendary for the mysterious loss of life of the son of Empress Sisi and his spouse. We additionally go to the oldest constantly occupied Cistercian monastery on the planet on the Heiligenkreuz Abbey.

If Nineteenth-century princesses aren’t your factor, Michael additionally recommends a cease on the Audi driving expertise and the Pink Bull Ring Racetrack.

For those who can afford it, keep on the Resort Schloss Gabelhofen or later within the journey on the Stanglwirt Resort. One is in a fort, and the opposite is a spot the place children can journey a Lipizzaner foal.

On the Admont Abbey, you may see a Baroque library. Close to Innsbruck, you may tour a salt mine, go to the bizarre Swarovski Crystal World, or see the Hofburg palace.

For those who loop again to Vienna from Innsbruck, you may cease on the Dürnstein Fort (the place Richard the Lionheart was held for ransom) or the big Göttweig Abbey.

An attention-grabbing technique to do a highway journey is to select a theme, as Michael does on this episode. However whether or not you might be strolling within the footsteps of a princess or simply having fun with the great thing about the nation, ought to an Austria Street Journey be in your future?

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Present Notes
Empress Sisi’s Street
Empress Elisabeth of Austria
Journey to Vienna, Austria – Episode 384
Cafe Mozart
Resort Sacher Vienna
The Demel
Zum Schwarzen Kameel (The Black Camel restaurant)
Cafe Diglas
Vienna Large Ferris Wheel
Vienna Ferris Wheel tickets
Mark Twain
Imperial Crypt
Resort Ambassador, Vienna
Sisi Museum
Spanish Using College
Schönbrunn Palace
Imperial Coach Museum Vienna at Schonbrunn Palace Park
Lainzer Tiergarten
Mayerling incident
Heiligenkreuz Abbey
The Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz
Mayerling (1968 movie)
Laxenburg castles
Audi driving expertise
Esterhazy Palace
Pink Bull Ring
Resort Schloss Gabelhofen at Fohnsdorf
Admont Abbey
Dangerous Ischl
Home of Wittelsbach
Salt Mine Excursions
Stanglwirt Resort
Kufstein Fortress
Ambras Fort
Swarovski Kristallwelten Wattens
Hofburg, Innsbruck
Courtroom Church
Dürnstein Fort
Göttweig Abbey
Innsbruck’s Smallest Store


on Journey to London, England – Episode 813

Whats up Chris

Actually loved the London present. I stay in Southend, one of many gateway
airports talked about a seaside resort which will get a number of day trippers
from London, we even have the longest pleasure pier on the planet at
simply over 1.3 miles.

My tip for London is the Skygarden in Fenchurch St, near the Tower of
London and close to to the place I work. Improbable views just like the Shard however
with the bonus of its free, simply have to ebook prematurely, bar and
restaurant on the prime.



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