Category Archives: Food

“Eat Everything.”

I’ve been out travelling the world for the past three weeks.  As such, I’ve had zero time to keep up with my blog. It also means that it’s been so long since the first week in Ireland, that I’m less … Continue reading

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BalLin Does Oxford Part II: You’re Welcome, Primark

70 Euros. That’s how much my return flight to Vienna cost me. As I watched the fog roll over the lush green hills along the M40 from Oxfordshire to London listening to The National’s “England“, I wrestled if I should … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Prague

It’s said that nothing beats learning through experience. A day into my weekend trip to Prague, however, I realized it would have been just as well if my knowledge of Prague began and ended only on the pages of WikiTravel. … Continue reading

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Days Twelve – Sixteen: Bubonic’d!

So far, my experience with learning German has been not unlike attempting to drive the Arc de Triomphe in France blindfolded in a manual Hummer. Not only am I completely out of my element (my foreign language default is French, … Continue reading

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Day Ten: Red Pepper Bread Gypsies Upstroke

I don’t suppose I could ever understand how people studied and travelled abroad before the invention of the Internet. Since I have finally gotten it in my room, an entire world of freedom and independence has opened for me. Without … Continue reading

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Day Six: I Thee Wed, Sacher Torte

Despite my mangled German vocabulary, I have certainly tried my hardest to blend in with the Viennese. So you can imagine how broken hearted I was when I heard a group of elderly women at the Sacher Hotel call my … Continue reading

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Day Five: Buns of Steel

Our day trip to Linz took us to one of Austria’s most famous landmarks. I know what you’re all thinking, and I know you’re all so jealous. That’s right, we went to Voestalpine Stahl! WHAT NOW, SUCKAS?! Hold on. It’s … Continue reading

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