Books and Destinations

Book Review: The Rhine, by Ben Coates – 280 pages of remarkable travel writing

February 22, 2021

The Rhine has shaped European history, culture, and economy from ancient times and a portrait of the river is, in essence, a depiction of a significant part of Western…

Family Travel Itineraries Short Trips from Vienna

Our unforgettable 5-days Austria summer holiday

September 1, 2020

This year (2020) we decided on an Austria summer holiday, principally due to the development of the pandemic situation across Europe.

It’s our first trip away from home since…

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Our top 5 for family quality time – banana bread, books, and banter

June 13, 2020

As lockdown measures are lifted and life goes back to the pre-pandemic routine, I look back at the past three months with mixed feelings. In the midst of insecurity,…

Viennese Insights

Where to stay in Vienna -the ultimate guide to the 4th and 5th districts

January 12, 2020

Where to stay in Vienna – why it’s good you’ve asked a local

We get asked very often where to stay in Vienna. And while our answer usually covers the…

Viennese Insights Culture Addicts Travel

Autumn in Vienna – locals’ top 10 amazing activities

September 5, 2019

Autumn in Vienna – the Belvedere Museum on a sunny autumn day

Autumn in Vienna is peaceful. So much so that the multitude of season-specific activities that make it, probably,…