Getting Things Up to Date November 15th 2007 So, it has now been over a month since I finished my training in Vienna, and it hasn't got a great deal easier. The best time that I've had in the last month was two weekends ago when I went to Melk, a little town in the middle of nowhere, for a meeting of volunteers and ex-volunteers, and got to meet up with some people I already knew and many who I'd never met before. All were lovely, and it lef ... read more
Europe » Austria » Styria » Graz Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria'... ... read more
My name is Caroline and you have found the blog of my adventures in Austria - well done! I am living here in Graz for nine months on European Voluntary Service, and if you don't know anything about what that is I strongly recommend that you go right here, right now to find out all about it: http://www.britishcouncil.org/connectyouth-programmes-european-voluntary-service.htm.
In a nutshell, it means that it is costing me absolute zero to live here. I get to work in a fantastic project called Kinderbuero, which is a children's rights organisation ... full info