Michaelerplatz square has its fair share of buildings rich in history and one example is Palais Herberstein. Though this proud townhouse might be more famous for its … [Read more...] about Palais Herberstein
The Hofburg winter palace
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Nearly everyone recognises Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with its Ode to Joy. But have you seen the original handwritten score that the great man poured out of his fevered … [Read more...] about Beethoven exhibition at the Nationalbibliothek
If Austria ever has a revolution, this is where people will gather: Heldenplatz square in the centre. Heroes' square (View across the square to the Neue … [Read more...] about Heldenplatz
The Hofburg winter palace is actually a complex of courtyards and historical tracts that lacks a single standalone gem of a building. But one part does tick all the right … [Read more...] about The Neue Burg
A fairly unobtrusive building in Vienna's centre once led to much outraged clutching of breasts, pearls, and handkerchiefs among the ruling Imperial family. The Loos House … [Read more...] about The Loos House
Chamomile shampoo with a hint of lavender? Fine. Olive and avocado? Acceptable. Pomegranate and pear? Certainly plausible. But how about cognac and egg yolk? Ah. The … [Read more...] about Shampoo for an Empress