Budapest, Hungary

Everyone learns in school about the First and Second World Wars but no one really tells us that what happened in the aftermath of those devastating events were just as bad on the contemporary population. In Budapest, you clearly witness those wounds, left for everyone to see and to learn…

Parliament, Vienna, Austria

The Austrian Parliament serves as the home of the National Council (Nationalrat) and the Federal Council (Bundesrat). One of the most important ceremonies to take place at the Parliament is the swearing in of the Austrian president. Ironically though, while Emperor Franz Joseph commissioned the building, he never actually stepped…

Bratislava, Slovakia

In the surprisingly quaint capital, one of the best places to go is the Old Town. There, international cafes and restaurants line the stone-paved streets, which lead to the Main Square (or Hlavné námestie, in Slovak). When we were visiting the city, we even had the chance to enjoy a…