Luxury Guide to Vienna

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other weeks it'll be a detailed luxury guide to a city the featured blogger/expat knows very well. E-mail me if

4 Day Trips from Vienna to Cute Villages

After two weeks in London, Tonbridge, and Tunbridge Wells, we were off to Vienna to see Ben's dad and his partner Olympia. They live 20 minutes outside Vienna in Achau. His dad has been there for almost 20 years and Ben actually went to school in Vienna as a kid. His dad was nice enough

Sample Western Europe Itinerary

Western europe was the first trip I took abroad. I was so new to travel I didn't think of it as Western Europe because I was completely unfamiliar with the East. It was just Europe! I've put together a sample Western Europe Itinerary that could be done over the course of 1-2 months, or of

Magic of Salzburg’s Fortress

There are more reasons to go to Salzburg than for the Hohensalzburg fortress. It felt like a crime to go to Salzburg having never seen the Sound of Music. Just 3 hours by train from Vienna, this little town in Austria was like a fairytale. Horses outside a castle or more accurately; a fortress, couples