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January 23, 2017

Markets in Vienna take on a magical quality with historic fairytale buildings serving as backdrops, spectacular light displays throughout the city, and all the sounds and smells of Winter. You can hardly walk down the street without running into...

January 20, 2017

Viennese love to eat and few places exemplify this more than the Naschmarkt (roughly, “Nibble Market”). Several blocks longs, two parallel lanes comprise the Naschmarkt. Trendy eateries mostly populate on side with produce stands and grab-and-go’...

January 18, 2017

The Imperial Porcelain and Silver Collection, the first stop on the Hofburg Imperial Apartments Tour, allows us regular folk to imagine what court life would have been like during the Hapsburg reign. First up, where a collection of copper baking...

January 18, 2017

They say, "Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker." I say, "Why do you have to choose just one?" These grown up gummies are the best of both worlds!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup wine

  • 4 Tbsp gelatin

  • 1/2 tsp stevia (optional)

  • 2 -4 Tbsp maple s...

January 16, 2017

Dinner in Vienna runs the gamut from casual to sophisticated. Before our night at the opera, we chose the more elegant Plachuttas Gasthaus zur Oper nearby.

We cannot attest to their claim of being the original Weiner schnitzel (not to be confused...

January 11, 2017

With so much to see in this metropolitan, yet historic city, Vienna has numerous solutions for lunch on the go. As expected, there are no shortages of sausages, with Wurstelstands (sausage stands) on nearly every corner. There are many varieties:...

January 10, 2017

As if a visit to Schönbrunn Palace didn’t offer enough, one of the highlights is a demonstration on how to make an authentic Vienna apple strudel. You can enjoy a simple demonstration for about 30 minutes or even take a full class for 2 hours. Ei...

January 10, 2017

As if a visit to Schönbrunn Palace didn’t offer enough, one of the highlights is a demonstration on how to make an authentic Vienna apple strudel. You can enjoy a simple demonstration for about 30 minutes or even take a full class for 2 hours. Ei...

December 22, 2016

Until 100 years ago, Vienna rivaled Paris as the cosmopolitan capital of Europe for centuries. Then, after World Wars I & II, Austria’s power and relevance greatly diminished. However, the appreciation of finer things that came with being the sea...

December 1, 2016

The actual where, when, and how surrounding the invention of the pretzel varies with much debate. What remains clear is that the pretzel rules in Bavaria, this southeastern corner of Germany. The pretzel is also Mrs Smith’s favorite food. She lik...

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