Category Archives: Austria

Dairy Free Viennese Apple Strudel Brings Many Smiles

I love baking, and so I am always looking for new things to try my baking hand at.  Recently, it became clear to us that I had yet to try any recipes from the cookbook I bought when we were … Continue reading

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Piaristenkirche and Karikaturmuseum Highlight Our Day in Krems

Our day in Krems, the last full day of our vacation in Austria and Poland, was very full considering that it is a small, even quaint Wachau Valley town.  The Piaristenkirche and Karikaturmuseum were just two of many things we … Continue reading

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Wachau Valley Cruise from Melk to Krems

Therese and I spent the last two days of our August 2015 trip to Austria and Poland on a Wachau Valley Cruise from Melk to Krems, staying overnight in Krems before returning to Vienna and then home to NYC the next … Continue reading

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MAK and Cafe Prueckel in Vienna

After the three of us spent one last day in Vienna together, on Saturday it was time for Therese and I to say good-bye to our friend Faith.  Her flight was early in the morning, leaving us to occupy ourselves … Continue reading

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Votivkirche and Rathausplatz Film Festival Close Vienna Day Six

After starting the day with a visit to the Belvedere Palace and lunch at Restaurant Sperl, our last full day in Vienna concluded with exploring the Votivkirche and eating dinner at the Rathausplatz Film Festival (with its chaotic, fun international … Continue reading

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Belvedere Palace and Restaurant Sperl Open Day Six in Vienna

Friday dawned, and it was already the last full day for all three of us – Faith, Therese and me – to be together.  We had been having a ball, just the best time, and on this Friday, we had … Continue reading

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Maria am Gestade on Day Five Afternoon in Vienna

When I left the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts in the early afternoon of my solo day in Vienna, I truly was at a momentary loss for what to do next.  I hadn’t planned out the rest of the day. … Continue reading

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