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Hermesvilla Vienna: Sissi of Austria’s Palace of Dreams

Hermesvilla Vienna: Empress Sissi's Palace of Dreams

Hermesvilla Vienna is a charming off path manor in Wien that unites Empress Sissi fans, nature and culture lovers. In fact, Empress Elizabeth of Austria’s romantic bolthole is set in 6,000 acres of Natural Reserve in Lainz, a few kilometres West of Schönbrunn Palace. Honestly, I am totally biased as I have been there and loved it. To help you decide, I’m …

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Inside Otto Wagner Villa and Ernst Fuchs Museum in Vienna

Otto Wagner Villa and Ernst Fuchs Museum

If you love Art Nouveau and modern art the Otto Wagner Villa in Vienna opens an other-worldly experience. Hiding on a hillside in Western Vienna the Jugendstil mansion and museum blends Fin de Siècle art and Fantastic Realism. Find out what to encounter in the villa and how to visit. The Villa’s Story Otto Wagner Villa. Yes, it’s Otto Wagner, but …

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Fin De Siècle Vienna: How You Best Connect

Fin de Siecle Vienna: Gustav Klimt Tree of Life

Fin De Siecle Vienna. Whether your heart beats for bold patterns or bold ideas, straight lines or straight talking, complex psyches or complex music: a radical mindset is key to enjoying Vienna 1900. I have pulled together a list of the best things to see and do, including the best anniversary exhibitions. Fin de Siècle Vienna In Brief Fin De …

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Mozart House Vienna: Review of Mozarthaus and Mozart Museum

Mozart house Vienna: facade

Mozart House Vienna Review. If your love of Mozart goes beyond music explore his private world in Wien. Nowhere else did Mozart compose as much music as during his 10 years in Vienna. Since I have been to the Mozarthaus in Vienna let me share what to expect from this museum and apartment. The Mozart House Vienna Building Mozart House …

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What To Buy In Vienna Austria: Best Classical And Insider Gifts

What to buy in Vienna Austria: Riess enamel set Hirsch

What to buy in Vienna during your trip? If you aren’t into rubber ducks with Mozart wigs, let me share the best quality gifts and souvenirs from my hometown: They range from classical elegant and vintage to real insider objects. What To Buy In Vienna: Top Five Classical Gifts Augarten Porcelain Whether you visit Schönbrunn Palace, an elegant coffeehouse or …

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Vienna Budapest Prague: Inside the Golden Triangle 3 X 3

Vienna Budapest Prague: Mala Strana quarter

Vienna Budapest Prague. Especially when traveling from overseas, covering the Golden Triangle Vienna, Budapest and Prague in one go makes sense. But what to see and do in each city, how to get there and where to stay? Since many travellers ask me these questions, I have moulded my tips into robust sample itineraries of 3 days in each city …

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Best Vienna Coffeehouses: Top 12 +1 For Atmosphere

Stefan Zweig and More: Cafe Landtmann

Because there are more than a hundred of them, cherry pick the best Vienna coffeehouses before you go. Why not match the best cafés in Vienna according to your preferred atmosphere instead of random travel rankings? Before you screen my shortlist, here is why Viennese coffee and coffeehouses are so special: Why Are Viennese Coffeehouses So Special? Since they started …

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Austria’s Capital: Useful Facts And Must Knows

Austria Capital. To get an in depth view of Vienna beyond tourism highlights I’m going to present you with facts and perspectives of Wien, my home city. At the end of this post you will have an exact idea where Wien is in Europe, about the Vienna population, Vienna’s history and districts and what Wien is famous for, its current …

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Egon Schiele Museum: ‘Life And Death’ At The Leopold Collection

Egon Schiele Museum: Portrait of Wally Neuzil

Quite dramatically, the Leopold Museum, aka Egon Schiele Museum in Vienna, throws you head first into Vienna 1900’s haunted soul. To fully grasp the Fin-de-Siècle in Wien Schiele’s artwork is key. In general, Schiele was not an eye pleaser but a radical Expressionist. I only understood that after visiting the Leopold Museum which houses the world’s largest collection of Schiele …

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Vienna 1900: Two Mapped Out Itineraries With Museum Visits

Vienna 1900: Otto Wagner church

To explore radical and complex Vienna 1900 these two in-depth mapped out itineraries cover key buildings, visits of museums, a coffeehouse, a church, a concert hall, and even an American bar. On your way, you will follow the likes of Sigmund Freud, Stefan Zweig, Gustav Klimt, and Otto Wagner. The walks are wrapped in two day itineraries, and include addresses, …

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