With only 24 hours in Vienna before my flight what could I do? I had been to Vienna weeks earlier, so I already saw everything I wanted to see.
I have always wanted to visit a country during one of their national holidays. Normally my vacations have never really lined up that perfect. Luckily on August 20th I was able to celebrate St. Stephen’s Day in Budapest.
I remember the first time I saw a photo of Plitvice Lakes National Park. An image of waterfalls spilling over a tree covered canyon forming turquoise pools below. It that looked too unreal to be from this planet.
Old Town Split might be one of the coolest Old Towns I’ve ever been to. It’s literally the inside of a palace. Doesn’t get much cooler than that.
“What were your favorite highlights in Europe?“ That’s a question I was asked a bunch once I returned from 3 months of backpacking through Europe. At that time I was so overwhelmed I had no idea how to answer. A few things would stand out above the rest. But then I’d forget about something else