Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Postcard From Vienna

Travel is such a key component of my craft. I always return filled with inspiration from all that I’ve seen and experienced. A recent trip to Vienna did not disappoint. It is a sensory overload of culture and colour and history and I could walk around for a month and never cease to be amazed and charmed by this treasure of a city. Amazing at dusk and at night lit up for the holidays and winter time, the architecture, charm, food and people are utterly breathtaking! Here are a few of my favourite things (and yes there may or may not have been crisp apple strudel) should you find yourself in town.

Besuch:
  • St. Stephen’s Cathedral – get a bag of roasted chestnuts while you walk around the square.
  • Spanish Riding School – catch the special show in the morning – classical dressage on its highest level. The horses have the most incredible discipline. The performance is in the spectacular riding performance arena in the Hofburg.
  • Imperial Palace/Hofburg – see the Sisi exhibit
  • State Opera House (we were lucky to see Die Fledermaus)
  • Café Sacher after the Opera for world famous and decadent Sacher torte and champagne.
  • Belvedere Palace Museum
  • Walk through the Vienna Naschmarkt in December.
  • Buy treats at the Manner Shop.
Essen:
  • Zum Figlmuller (the oldest, best restaurant in Vienna).
  • Plachutta (for the famous boiled beef served in a copper saucepan).
  • Zum Weissen Rauchfangkehrer – (The White Chimneysweep) stunning white Austrian decor.
  • Sole (incredible authentic Italian).
Schlaf:
Sacher Hotel – do not pass Go. Do not collect $200. Stay for the location, the ambiance, and above all the service – I truly couldn’t recommend a better spot! Cocktails in the Blue Bar are a must. Perhaps more than once.
– Anne
All Photos by Anne Hepfer

This post has 0 comments

Leave a Comment

займ онлайн