Vienna’s Art and History, In Daily Life

Last March 4, I met a friend who was visiting Vienna for the weekend. Our itinerary comprised of visiting the grounds of the Schönbrunn Palace, strolling along the riverside of the Danube, and walking through the scenic route from the Stephansplatz to the Hofburg Palace to the Vienna Burggarten to the Museums Quartier, and finally… Continue reading Vienna’s Art and History, In Daily Life


A Day at the Prater

I love watching movies set in beautiful locations. They are usually very relaxing and, of course, very visually appealing. Among my favorite films of this kind are the movies in the ‘Before’ trilogy by Richard Linklater. All of them revolve around the relationship of the protagonists Celine and Jesse, but the flavor of each film… Continue reading A Day at the Prater

St. Stephen’s Cathedral, The Heart of Vienna

Finally, I saw it. St. Stephen's Cathedral, the famous landmark located at the heart of the city of Vienna. With its elaborately designed southern tower reaching for the heavens, it is such a formidable architectural masterpiece. I was told that the view from the tower is very beautiful. I haven't climbed the steps of the… Continue reading St. Stephen’s Cathedral, The Heart of Vienna