Vienna City Hall and Rathaus Park

Vienna Rathaus or City Hall

Vienna’s Rathaus is More Than Just the Council Chambers: Vienna’s magnificent City Hall is called the Rathaus. Rathaus is a German word which literally translates as “council house” or city hall or town hall. However, to the ear of an English speaker ‘Rathaus‘ might seem deeply ironic or unfortunate. But accidental associations with the character […]

Christmas Markets in Innsbruck

Innsbruck Christmas Market - Old Town

Innsbruck is a really charming town at any time of the year, but at Christmas it’s magic. It has a full-scale Christmas market, the main one being in the historic Old Town, right in front of the landmark Golden Roof – Innsbruck’s greatest tourist attraction.