Follow the usual tourist trail around Vienna and you'll come across reminders of the intimate association between the city and its Jewish community. This page pulls … [Read more...] about Jewish Vienna
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No. See also:How to find the Danube in Vienna You're sure it's not blue? Very sure, as the photo demonstrates: Well, OK, it can be blue(ish). If it's a sunny, … [Read more...] about Is the Danube blue?
Just to finish off our series on Habsburg terms for visitors to Vienna, a little delve into the complicated world of the abbreviations k. u. k. and k. k. that appear … [Read more...] about What does k. u. k / k. k. mean?
We saw in earlier articles how different terms applied to the group of lands ruled by the Habsburgs. But what about the family members themselves? See also:Previous: Other … [Read more...] about Emperors and Archdukes
So having explained most of the official terms used to describe the Habsburg empire, what about some of the other words you come across in museums and palaces in … [Read more...] about Other Habsburg terms
In 1918, Austria-Hungary effectively disintegrated after finding itself on the losing side of World War I. So what came next? See also:Previous: Austria-HungaryNext: More … [Read more...] about What is “Austria”?