Vienna is a powerhouse of art filled with museums and exhibitions. Since numerous museums are located just in the heart of Vienna’s first district, we often forget about the extraordinary places that are located in other districts, such as in the Vienna’s 14th district.
Between 1886 and 1888, the famous Jugenstil (art nouveau) architect Otto Wagner built the opulent summer villa surrounded by nature for himself and his family. This outstanding villa is located in Hütteldorf on the border of the historical “Wiener Wald”, which today is open to the public as a museum.
*NOTE: Due to the current raising COVID-19 infection number, a temporary lockdown is in effect from 22 November until 13 December. Travel to Austria for touristic purposes will only be possible again after this period. Find all current information here.
There is nothing better in winter, than enjoying a hot cup of coffee and a warm Apfelstrudel inside a nice cafe. Living in Vienna for nineteen years now, I am a Viennese by choice. Within all these years, I have visited almost all cafes in my hometown, and I know what I am talking about. Literally, I spent a lot of money in Viennese cafes and restaurants, and I don’t regret it, here is why?
From traditional coffee houses where waiters serve drinks in abundant surroundings, to the modern coffee shops, Vienna has one of the best coffee houses in Europe. One of the reasons why I love living in Vienna– it’s filled with truly charming Viennese coffee houses but also there are a lot of beautiful Cafes in Paris style, which I love.
While the wind gently pulls the leaves off the trees, golden and ruby red colored leaves carpeting the cobbled streets. You will be amazed by picturesque sunny parks, and the vineyardsof Vienna’s surroundings. As one of the most beautiful cities in the World, Vienna becomes even more beautiful during fall.
Personally, I love Vienna in fall! A perfect time going outdoors and enjoying the crisp, fresh air of fall. You can experience the most picturesque surroundings of Vienna, or long walks through the vineyards. So, today I want to share with you, my favorite things to do in Vienna in fall.
In Florence, everything is ancient and a piece of art. Today the city is going through a glamorous revival, with iconic art, edgy architecture and modern twists on regional food. Here is a summary of best hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, attractions and many more…
Planning to visit Tuscany and spend some days in beautiful Florence? You will definitely not regret it. As I’ve mentioned in the last article, this was my first time in Florence and it was better than expected.
Next to the Medici Chapel in the historic centre, Firenze Number Nine is a boutique wellness hotel that offers wonderful stay and a truly unique experience
I seem to be traveling non stop at the moment. With a few last minute plans thrown, that means sometimes I spend a week or two at home between trips. I am enjoying every second of the whirlwind and I couldn’t wait to visit for the first time – Italy’s most enchanting city, Florence.
Les deux Moulins: The famous café at Amélie Poulain movie. The decoration has been been changed since than, but now it’s very modern, however the famous clock and a few furnitures from the movie are still there.
Le petit Villier (meat and salads): 75, Avenue de Villiers 75017 . Subway: Wagram
Crêperie de Josselin (but not crêperie josselin): 67, rue du montparnasse 75014. subway montparnasse.
The Mirror Hall at Château de Versailles. Photo (c) DisiCouture
Cimetière du Père Lachaise ***: The famous cimeterre. Best on a sunny day in spring, or in the beginning of autumn when the leaves are red. Avoid on a rainy day, unless you want to be in a sad mood. Subway station Père lachaise.
Canal Saint Martin: Subway station République, Goncourt, Jaurès.
Parc des Buttes Chaumont: Subway station Buttes Chaumont
Jardin des plantes: Subway station: Austerlitz, Censier Daubenton, Jussieu.