Category Archives: Austria

What’s In A Name?

Turns out more than meets the eye. My Dad’s parents came to the US from Poland. My Dad researched his family history in Poland. Or was it Poland? Immigration papers listed the family as Austrians. Or were they? Maybe Prussians … Continue reading

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The Captivating Charm of Vienna, Austria!

    Located on the Danube River, Vienna has a rich intellectual and artistic history. The imperial palaces such as the Baroque palace Schönbrunn offer opulent interiors. This elegant palace was the summer residence of the Habsburgs. The pace of … Continue reading

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