Books

Mephisto by Klaus Mann: Germany in the 1930s. An actor/director chooses to embrace the career possibilities given to him by…

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A spring walk in Vienna – Belvedere Palace

All we ever do during this pandemic is walking. I have upgraded to running though during the week, mostly because…

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A spring walk in Vienna – Stadtpark

Winter walks have given way to spring walks. Seasons come and go, but in Vienna we keep on walking. Never…

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Hallstatt and the Hallstätter See

When you look at the Salzkammergut from above you will see many, many mountains. In between, in the many valleys,…

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Books

Quicksand by Malin Persson Giolito: A school shooting leaves several people dead. The suspects are Sebastian and Maja. But only…

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A weekend in Bad Goisern

The Salzkammergut is a unique region in Austria. It’s lovely to go there from time to time and explore the…

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#upperstreetfood – pop-up – takeout

Takeout and pop-up are two magic words when it comes to the pandemic. Instead of sitting down for dinner in…

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Fenster Café – coffee to go

Breakfast to go is not necessarily my cup of tea. Especially when the weather is not nice enough to sit…

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