Hundertwasserhaus – An Amazing Housing Block

Hundertwasserhaus

Hundertwasserhaus – Vienna’s higgledy-piggledy apartment block:   Council housing blocks are not what you’d normally want to visit on any holiday sightseeing tours.  However, in Vienna, the Hundertwasserhaus is something quite extraordinary. Hundertwasserhaus was originally a dour council housing block.  Friedensreich Hundertwasser, an Austrian artist, wanted to prevent something ugly from going up in its […]

Austria: Land of the great composers

Aerial View of Salzburg

Austria – a country of geniuses: When you think of what makes Austria a great travel destination, reflect back to all its famous citizens who brought international fame to the country.  Over 250 years after the death of Mozart, we are all still craving for his music.  160 years after the death Johann Strauß, people […]

Austria: Hotel Sacher’s Original Sacher-torte

Sacher Torte at Hotel Sache

The Original Sacher-torte at Hotel Sacher in Wien: If you love chocolate cakes or anything with a sense of tradition, history or originality, then make sure you allow time on your Austrian holiday to savour the Sacher-torte in the country where this world famous chocolate cake was first created. The story behind the creation of […]

Salzburg Sightseeing: Sound of Music tour

Mirabell Palace, a Sound of Music location

The Hills are Still alive with the Sound of Music! Fans of the Sound of Music movie will love being in Salzburg as here you’ll be able to visit some of the film locations and re-live the movie. Many tour companies do a one day tour of Salzburg, visiting some of the main film locations.  […]

Marchfelderhof Restaurant – Vienna

Marchfelderhof Restaurant - Vienna

A fun dinner at the Marchfelderhof!   If you’re looking for an fun and memorable place to have dinner on your Vienna holiday, you may like to head out to the Marchfelderhof Restaurant, Austria’s most historical and traditional restaurant. Marchfelderhof Restaurant is a bit out of town, at A-2232 Deutsch-Wagram so you’ll need to organize […]