Strandbad Angelibad

We have recently discovered Strandbad Angelibad – a “beach” along the Donau River with a beautiful tree-lined grassy area, a wading pool, floating dock, and play structures for kids. We absolutely love it. The kids love looking for fish and rocks in the river, swimming out to the dock to jump in the river, and…

Surf’s Up!

After watching Elora try out the 3Wave Surfing, Chris and I decided to give it a go. I have always wanted to surf. Elora and Oliver came to watch and take pictures of our efforts. The session starts out with a bar across the pool and I was able to stand up right away when…

Kongressbad Swimming Pool

We love to go to the swimming pools around Vienna in the summer time. Kongressbad is our favorite to go to with friends because it has a wonderful kids pool and playground and a nice grassy area with shade trees. The kids love to go swimming, and we have a great time at this pool….

Elora Goes Surfing in Vienna!

There is a really cool surfing wave pool set up in the middle of Vienna for the summer. We went and watched the surfing one day and Elora begged to get a chance to go surfing. We booked her a session, and off she went! This girl was so excited to try it. We explained…

Therme Wien

To continue with our way behind blog posting… we tried out this awesome thermal spa in Vienna called Therme Wien. There are a whole bunch of different swimming pools, inside, outside, warm, cold, warmer, different mineral contents, etc. Very healing. Or something like that. The kids liked this one because it looks like a big…

Ellie’s Birthday Party

Elora’s friend Ellie had a wet and wild birthday party a couple weeks ago. It had been such beautiful weather and then the day before it rained! Luckily the sun came out and we had a beautiful day for the party. Here is Ellie happy with her candles on ice cream (she doesn’t like cake!)…

Swimming, Bubbles, and Knoedels!

For the last post of Grandma’s visit we just have some random activities we did while she was here, although mostly we just took pics of the kids so she does not appear much in this post… The beginning of my mom’s visit was during one of the hottest, longest heat waves Vienna has had…