A fall day in the Wachau

We had planned to spend the full weekend in Krems, but when the weather turned sunny it was time to…

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The doors of Krems and Unterloiben

While walking around Krems and Unterloiben (right around the corner from Dürnstein castle), I noticed a couple of beautiful doors.…

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A girls weekend in Krems

The Austrian town of Krems is a wonderful destination. About 70km from Vienna it is easily reachable in an hour.…

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Breakfast at Oko Wien – update

It feels as if I had breakfast only recently at Oko Wien. And it’s true, it was at the end…

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Schlawiener Wirtshaus

Schlawiener Wirtshaus serves Austrian food in an unpretentious setting. No wonder, the place is called a Wirtshaus aka a tavern.…

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Casino Zögernitz

All long as I remember Casino Zögernitz has been closed. Built in the 19th century this Biedermeier property saw Johann…

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Kutsch

Kutsch derives its name from the market below its location. The Kutschkermarkt already offers a home to a couple of…

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A weekend in Mariazell

Mariazell is a well-known pilgrimage site since 1157. In that year a monk arrived here with a wooden statue of…

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Breakfast at Treu am Platzl

Fall has arrived, but it still feels like summer. What a delight then that Treu am Platzl has, as can…

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Breakfast at Das Columbus

I don’t think I have ever been to the 10th district for breakfast. But when I left the city by…

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