Sunday Herald Sun - Escape - - YOUR VIEW -

When in Vi­enna, and for ap­ple strudel lovers, don’t miss the Ap­ple Strudel Show held in Schon­brunn Palace’s Cafe Res­i­denz. Ev­ery hour a pro­fes­sional pas­try chef hand­bakes orig­i­nal Vienesse ap­ple strudel. The show in­cludes the demon­stra­tion, a freshly baked piece of ap­ple strudel, cof­fee, tea or hot cho­co­late, and a recipe card. Com­bine it with a palace tour – it’s one of Europe’s most beau­ti­ful Baroque com­plexes. Both venues are free with a Vi­enna Pass. JILL GEIBLINGER


I have a light­weight waist­coat with in­ter­nal zipped pock­ets for cash and credit cards and a se­cret pocket sewn in­side the rear of the vest. This is where I keep my pass­port, tick­ets and $100. I wear the vest when­ever over­seas. To ac­cess the pocket you must take the vest off. I never have to worry where my pass­port is. MAREE NI­CHOL­SON


When fly­ing with young kids buy a few in­ex­pen­sive books, fig­ures or ac­tiv­i­ties. Wrap each thing in­di­vid­u­ally like a present – then on the plane the ex­cite­ment of the un­wrap­ping and new items keeps them busy for awhile. SHARON YOUNG


I love hik­ing and last Euro­pean sum­mer we did Cirque de Gavarnie in the Pyre­nees. Such a beau­ti­ful part of the world and we com­bined the hik­ing around the Tour de France and got to

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