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Shopping In Vienna Austria: What To Buy – Insider Shopping

Vienna Tours: shopping tour

Insider shopping in Vienna can be hard for the average traveller. You want to buy quality with a local flavour that you can’t buy anywhere else. On top, you’ll find the best shopping districts don’t overlap with the historic centre and its attractions (yet they are so close). I visited just two shopping streets in the fourth and fifth districts on a quiet weekday afternoon …

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Vienna Concerts 2017 – Quality Music Events In My Hometown

Vienna Concerts: Musikverein

My home city stages one to three dozen Vienna concerts every day. To make things more complicated, the ‘capital of music’ hosts events with varying levels of quality. At this point you may start to choose selectively. Let’s assume you are after quality music events and would like to avoid tourist traps. To facilitate your choice I’m sharing a list of great and good concerts below; some …

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Secret Vienna Tour: Discovering Wien’s Hidden Courtyards

Things to do in Vienna March: secret courtyards tour

 Discovering Vienna’s Hidden Courtyards Secret Vienna Tour. Do you like advancing into unknown territory? Give your sightseeing an unexpected twist. The most exciting corners in Vienna are the hidden courtyards right in the city centre. I had done a tour on my own before but felt that I stepped past the most intriguing places. I was right, as my tour guide …

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Schonbrunn Palace Vienna Guide – Pomp, Stucco And Hidden Gems

Schonbrunn Palace is the number 1 Vienna attraction. With millions of visitors per year it is a well-trodden path. I have been to the gardens and palace of Schonbrunn since I was a child.  To both inspire your visit and make it smooth let me share the beautiful pomp and stucco, the hidden corners and small group experiences.  UNESCO World heritage site Schonbrunn Palace showcases baroque …

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Mini Danube Cruise Review – Vienna To Bratislava By Boat

Vienna Danube Cruise Shop

This mini danube cruise took us on a city trip from Vienna to Bratislava, the charming Slovakian capital at just 60 km from Vienna. We chose the most exciting travel option: a high speed catamaran ride down the Danube. Read my story and decide if this is for you. By Catamaran From Vienna to Bratislava The catamarans are not only the most classy passenger boats on the Vienna …

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Luxury Hotels In Vienna – Viennese Legends And Top Tips

Luxury Hotels in Vienna: Hotel Sacher

Honestly, there is no shortage with luxury hotels in Vienna: In fact, it’s about your personal taste, and possibly price differences. In general, you can focus on two categories – the legendary Viennese hotels such as Hotel Sacher, and exquisite newcomers.  In order to kick start your search, I’ll share my shortlist of those luxury temples that are worth their money: from old …

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Spanish Riding School Vienna – Video, Shows And Tickets On Offer

Vienna Attractions: Spanish Riding School

Should You Get On Your Horse? Every classical city guide harps on about the Spanish Riding School Vienna as a Must-See. Should you spend  two hours to experience baroque horses performing to classical music in a baroque riding hall? For 30 years I wasn’t convinced. See a video and read my first-hand review of watching a show. You will also get a quick …

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Boat Trips On the Danube Around Vienna Austria: Best Areas And Day Cruises

Boat Trips: Wachau ship

There are different boat trips on the Vienna Danube that allow you to enjoy lush scenery as much as the thrill of high speed transport and city trips to nearby European capitals Bratislava and Budapest. The best location for a scenic river tour is UNESCO World Heritage site Wachau Valley, which is around thirty minutes from Vienna. For trips to Bratislava and Budapest, the best vehicles …

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