EN ♦ November started good! On this sunny day I went to Kahlenberg, a small mountain (484 m) located in the 19th district of Vienna. From the peak you get a really nice view over the city. There are two terraces where you can enjoy a cup of coffee while admiring the surroundings. Although it was... Continue Reading →


  EN ♦ Behave yourself, Pope Francis is watching you: from postcards and cups, magnets and T-shirts... DE ♦ Benehmen Sie sich, Papst Franziskus beobachtet Sie: von den Postkarten und Tassen, Magneten und T-Shirts... FR ♦ Comportez-vous, le pap Francis vous regarde: des cartes postales et tasses, aimants et tee-shirts ... RO ♦ Comportati-vã bine, Papa Franciscus va priveste:... Continue Reading →

Palombara Sabina

EN ♦ For when you want to be "far from the madding crowd": Palombara is the place! During my stay in Rome, at some point I felt like getting away from the busy capital city, so I moved 30 km to the northeast, but still in the Province of Rome. Though at first sight this town may... Continue Reading →


EN ♦ On the road again, ready to explore Austria's second largest city and former Capital of Culture. After a 3-hour bus ride from Vienna, I finally arrived at the train station in Graz, from where I began the 20-minute walk to the city centre right away (always take the scenic route!) First stop: Volksgarten, a beautiful... Continue Reading →

Café Phil in Vienna

  EN Today I met my friend M. before his leaving for Madagascar. After about 5 minutes of thinking of where to go drink a simple coffee, he had a brilliant idea. „Let’s go to Café Phil, I’m sure you’ll like it! “ As soon as we got there, it became one of my favorite... Continue Reading →

Red Bull Flugtag ’12

EN ♦ I arrived on Donauinsel about an hour after the show has begun and the place was already jam-packed, so I could hardly find a good view spot. Regardless of their flying costumes (duck, RedBull can, Kinder egg, fruit salad, birthday cake...), the 38 daring teams put on quite a show for the 100000 on-lookers.  Surprisingly,... Continue Reading →


EN ♦ I just can't get enough of this town! Located in Niederösterreich along the Danube, it's best known for the Melk Abbey, the Benedictine monastery atop the hill. Though visiting churches is the last to-do point on my list when in a new city, I took the tour of the Abbey during my second visit in Melk.... Continue Reading →

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