Weekend getaway in the Vienna Woods: Hotel Höldrichsmühle & Franz Schubert.
“Am Brunnen vor dem Tore, da steht ein Lindenbaum …” Gently, I recall the famous melody to this traditional Austrian folk song written by Franz Schubert, Austria’s famous 18th century composer. We follow in the footsteps of our host, Irene Moser, who leads us around the historical Höldrichsmühle hotel. A property close to Vienna, yet still […]
#PolaWalk #InVienna – Taking my Polaroid camera round town!
Have you ever experienced Vienna through the lens of a polaroid camera? I haven’t! “Really, you like Polaroids?!”, I can hear my mum smiling at what must be a distant photographic memory to her, but an entirely “new and exciting” technique for us! Here we are in the year 2015, rediscovering an ancient style of photography […]
Burgenland & Bratislava: #Winelover Destinations & TwinCityLiner.
“First, you hold your glass of wine carefully over a white surface in order to check its colour. Then, you sniff at the wine, not too strongly otherwise all the tender aromas will not reach you fully. And only then comes the tasting test.” *Slurp*. What my dear friend & “winesome” blogging colleague Anna Zell […]
The Austrian Blogosphere: Professional. Quality. Development. A Status Quo Report.
Ingrid Brodnig (Falter Magazines). Helge Fahrnberger (Blog). Axel Maireder (Vienna University). Florian Skrabal (Digital Dossier). Dieter Zirnig (Political Blog at neuwal.com). Top Austrian media representatives & opinion leaders have gathered at the ORF Radio Kultur Haus for a status quo discussion on the nation’s so-called “blogosphere“. The Austrian news agency APA-OTS provides live tweets at […]