Rome

Abbey and I were able to get a direct train from Florence to Rome.  We took a regional train, which got us there in about 3.5 hours.  We had the option to take a high-speed train which would have only taken an hour, but we would have had to make seat reservations at...

Florence

While Abbey and I had enjoyed our time in the Alps, we were both ready to head south to warmer weather by our last day in Innsbruck.  We headed to the Innsbruck train station so we could make our way to Italy.  Before we began our European trip, Italy was probably the...

Hallstatt and Innsbruck

After Salzburg, we decided that we would continue to explore the beauty of the Austrian Alps for a few more days.  One city that we really wanted to see was Hallstatt.  It is a beautiful small town located on a lake with mountains towering in the background.  When we...

Salzburg

Following our time in Budapest we had originally planned to head south to the Croatian coast for about a week and then catch a ferry to get to Italy.  Some friends of ours were vacationing in Rome in early March and we had made plans to meet up with them.  However,...

Budapest

After leaving Bratislava we continued our trip eastwards down the Danube River and ended up in Budapest via train.  The train ride was only a couple hours long and we arrived in the mid-afternoon.  We were happy to be able to afford an entire apartment for out stay in...