This may seem a bit macabre but on the other hand: the Viennese are typically a bit macabre. So if you have a weak stomach I suggest you quit reading now. If not: welcome to the world of the dead! Who says Austria (or Vienna) says Habsburger. The […]
We’re in Vienna once again. We wanted to use this opportunity to visit a number of Christmas markets, but life got in the way.
Mr and Mrs Dodo love spotting wildlife, but we don’t like to to put too much effort in finding them. Forget about getting up at four in the morning; forget about hiding behind a bush for hours; and forget about paragliding to remote locations. Lucky for us, some […]
Visiting capitals is always fun. They are usually chock full of culture and reminders of the history of the city, and by extension the entire country. According to the brochures Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, should also be filled with old French-colonial buildings. So it should not […]
As you can see from the pictures, Stift Göttweig is a huge abbey about a one-hour drive from Vienna. It lies on top of a hill around 450 meters above sea level, which means that you have a stunning view from the terrace overlooking the surrounding area. The […]
Imagine this: a small village at the foot of mountain range which ends in a lake, stretching to the horizon and beyond. Well, maybe not beyond. But you cannot tell, because looking at the horizon is too blinding because of the warm summer sun that is shining directly […]