"k.u.k Hoflieferant" – Purveyors to the Imperial Court

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When “k.u.k Hoflieferant” confirms that you’re good enough for the Imperial Court: If your business had the honorary title of “k.u.k Hoflieferant” during the times of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, that meant that you were chosen to be a purveyor to the Imperial Court.  It’s of course a much sought-after accolade for any company to be […]

Gift Shopping on your Innsbruck Holiday

Tiroler Wachszieher und Lebzelter

Innsbruck is a great place to shop for gifts and souvenirs for friends and family who appreciate the tastier side of life. If you’re looking to share some of your Innsbruck food experience with folks back home, head for the Old Town (Alstadt) where the shops stock foods that will delight just about anyone.

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 […]