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Weekend getaway

Here is a weekend getaway idea for you: If you live in Vienna and have a car, or a friend of yours has a car and you two (or three, or four) want to do something different on the weekend and go for a breakfast, dinner, or for a drink next to the lake, visit […] Read more…

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Helianthus annuus

Helianthus annuus aka sunflowers. Have you ever stopped the car suddenly, pulled it up to the side of the road and jumped into a field of joyous Helianthus annuus? In Burgenland we found many endless sunflower fields on our way and as they are during the peak of summer, we didn’t want to miss the […] Read more…

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Escape the city

When my friend said that we will go to the village Rust to see the storks, I had no idea what she was talking about. With the spirit of “escape the city, get away from all the stress, embrace the summer, do something different” we arrived to a very beautiful village and to my surprise […] Read more…

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Esterházy Palace

Come with me to the beautiful Esterházy Palace in Eisenstadt. A baroque palace that offers a wine museum, gift shop, guided tours, and concerts. Last week I had the chance to visit the Esterházy Palace but I know that I would like to see and learn more about the Austrian countryside. An Asian proverb says […] Read more…

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Before sunset

Have you ever been to Podersdorf am See? Well, it’s not the place that I liked so much but the lighthouse, the lake, the pier, but above all…. the sunset. After work, take your significant other and drive to Podersdorf am See, sit on the pier and enjoy the sunset…just the two of you! Doesn’t […] Read more…

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The blogging experience

I started blogging seven months ago and I thought I should write some words about the blogging experience and share my thoughts with whoever might be concerned. Thoughts come out from my experiences. Blogging was and still is a very new world for me, such a big world and so many new things to learn, […] Read more…

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Creativity and talent for the future

Alfonso Di Casola – a fashion designer who recently finished his studies at the Istituto Marangoni Milan. Alfonso tell us about the fashion world in Milan and gives us some travel tips for as he describes his chaotic, efficient, and cold city where he lives. Tell us about your experience of studying at the Istituto […] Read more…

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Dinner in the sky

I checked the weather, it was good. And I thought I shouldn’t spend the night at home. For a long time a friend of mine and I wanted to go for dinner at Akakiko in Mariahilferstrasse and have dinner in the sky. The Japanese restaurant is on the fifth floor of the shopping center Gerngross, […] Read more…

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Blue Danube

The blue Danube (which is actually not that blue) is an ideal green oasis for those who want to escape the city. Take the metro line U1 and get off either at Alte Donau metro station or at Donauinsel. What can you do there? Invite your friends and host a barbecue (but remember to reserve […] Read more…

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One more Vienna tip

I brought my lovely friend Ioanna to Himmelblau and she was excited. I told her “You see, after some years in Vienna, there are still new things to discover” although Vienna is more like a big village for us and not like a big capital city”. When you come from a huge city like Athens, […] Read more…

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Cinema under the stars

During the summer in Vienna there are many activities that locals and tourists can enjoy for free. On this post I am referring to the cinema under the stars which you can find at Karlsplatz in front of St. Charles’s Church. It actually takes place every summer at the same place and this year you […] Read more…

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The delicious world of Ladurée

I knew about Ladurée after visiting Paris, but to my surprise I found them in London as well. They have many stores around the world but unfortunately not in Vienna. I am referring to the French luxury bakery and sweets maker house that was founded by Louis-Ernest Ladurée back in 1862. La maison is famous […] Read more…

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