Frozen in time

Behold Hofburg palace in Vienna, winter residence of the famous Habsburg family. The statue in front of what is now used as the library, is of Frenchman Prince Eugene of Savoy. This general in the military had sworn loyalty to the Habsburgs. The statue is placed on the Heldenplatz, or Hero Square, so this might indicate how people…

Tempting: longing for snow

It’s that time of the year again. The sun’s bright and hot and while others enjoy the beach I start thinking about winter. It’s not that I don’t like the sun, it’s just that I really want to find a cool job for this winter. It’s been a while since I last skied and meanwhile…

Wild Wiener schnitzel

Where better to enjoy a Wiener schnitzel than in Vienna? When in Vienna, you go all out. One has to eat right? In the guide books of Vienna you’ll find heaps of restaurants to go to, but there is one I would recommend to all schnitzel lovers and adventurers. Figlmüller. You’ll find Figlmüller around the…

A peek in the life of empress Sisi

For years I’ve been admiring the beautiful dresses of empress Sisi and finally the day had come that I would visit her palace. For one day I got to be a princess. For the occasion I was wearing a dress. Ok, it didn’t have any diamonds on it, but it was covered in green dots.…