The Medicis and a stroll through Siena

Friday morning started with a bit of fog and a morning run. Still have to train for the sprint triathlon,…

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Under the Tuscan rain

We left Vienna Thursday morning around 0:20 and arrived in Porciano/Tuscany a bit over 8 hours later to have a…

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Weekend leisure

Last weekend I went to see my great-uncle (the one who sponsors the classic concert tickets) and we went for…

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Regional delicacies and other serious business

The food festival in Vienna is a very interesting event. Nowhere in Austria can one find so many producers of…

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Roll over Beethoven

Sunday evening I had the pleasure to see a concert at the Musikverein thanks to my great-uncle. My seat was…

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Real or fake?

Our last late breakfast was as delicious as the ones before. Only this time we left right at 11am, went…

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Two “maids” in the New Maidens’ Monastery

Late big breakfast again. I had to try today blinis with caviar and sour creme. Excellent choice, I will have…

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Rocking Red Square

We woke up around 9:30 (no wonder after the night before) and although my alarm rang three times (I have…

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In Russia with Champagne

Traveling on Transaero can only be recommended. The plane was basically empty. We each had a row to ourselves. Plus…

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