once again … Vienna!

Each January 1, I wake up early to catch the Eurovision broadcast of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra’s New Year’s concert from Vienna’s Musikverein.

Review: The Other Paris

The Other Paris by Luc Sante My rating: 3 of 5 stars Although the book is a pleasant read, the endless lists of people, feats, streets, professions and other such …


Foursquare lists : The Hague

Whenever I plan my trips to other European cities, I will create lists and maps using Foursquare and Google. Finally, I also created these for my hometown, the city of …


Vienna Vacation: June 3-9, 2016

Nature, architecture, and an endless list of caf├ęs and restaurants to find: five full days in Vienna and I was ready!

Review: A Death in Vienna

A Death in Vienna by Frank Tallis My rating: 3 of 5 stars Picked up this title because I wanted to read an historic detective novel situated in Vienna where …