Vienna: The Butterfly Garden/Schmetterling Haus

Vienna: The Butterfly Garden/Schmetterling Haus

The Butterfly Garden in Vienna was the perfect respite from the cold winter weather. Zara and I immediately had to laugh as when we entered we were blinded by our foggy glasses for the first few minutes! The tropical conservatory is full of plants and flowers and off...
Vienna: The Ferris Wheel

Vienna: The Ferris Wheel

I am not sure if it was because it was WInter or night time, but even though we had bought tickets in advance, we ended up being right at the front of the line when we visited Vienna’s famous Ferris Wheel. At first Bailey was very nervous going on, but within...
Vienna: The Rollercoaster Restaurant

Vienna: The Rollercoaster Restaurant

I am so glad I googled fun things to do for preteens in Vienna, as the Rollercoaster Restaurant popped up as a suggestion and it ended up being Liam and the girls favourite night out. The restaurant is full of metal tracks that light up, are serviced by robots and...
Vienna: Shopping in Swarovski

Vienna: Shopping in Swarovski

No trip to Vienna would be complete without doing a spot of shopping in Swarovski. With Zara’s upcoming birthday we said that she could pick her birthday present and she was thrilled that they stock charm bracelets and she was able to buy her very own with her...
Vienna: The Palmenhaus Restaurant

Vienna: The Palmenhaus Restaurant

I loved the Palmenhaus Restaurant in Vienna (when we eventually found it!). It is however very easy to find if you use a map properly. It is a beautiful conservatory filled with so much greenery I was in my element. It is pretty popular, but worth the wait and the...
Vienna: Schonbrunn Palace

Vienna: Schonbrunn Palace

One of the “Things you Must Do” in Vienna is tour one of their many beautiful palaces. We decided to visit the Schoenbrunn Palace. But as soon as we arrived we realised that this is the same thing everyone decided to do that day. The queue was insane! But...