The Empress Elisabeth of Austria, or Sisi as she is fondly called by her family and friends, is a beloved historical and cultural icon. Her colorful life has been the subject of many literary works – from a musical, a ballet piece, music, a movie to a made-for-TV-series.
One of the most popular attractions in Vienna and the second oldest theatre in Europe is the Burgtheater. Opened on 1741adjacent to the Hofburg palace from the order of Empress Maria Theresia of Austria, it was originally called K.K. Hoftheater nachst der Burg and was the start of the German-language theatre in the city. Over a century later, the theater was rebuilt and moved to the Ringstrasse boulevard. It suffered heavy damages during the World War II and was only restored to its former glory in 1955. […]
Vienna may be usually associated with the opera, waltz and high-brow cultural entertainment, but the city also offers numerous fun activities for the whole family. If you are bringing your children for a holiday in Vienna, here are some recommendations to make the experience as pleasurable and at the same time educational for everyone: Museums for Children: Vienna has museums for children of all ages, and kids will find that exploring museums can be an enjoyable activity after all.
Vienna is an exciting city to be in. More so when it is New Year’s eve. As many people await the coming in of the New Year, plenty of festive events take place around the city you just need to pick which part you would like to be in.
The outdoors is the best place to be at when you’re in Vienna for the New Year’s eve. But then again, there are other great things you can do indoors. Find out here which activities suit you.
For Austrians, music is a tradition closest to their hearts. It is for this reason that the Vienna festival and Vienna events are held each year across the country. They range from classical, jazz to […]
Vienna is the largest city of Austria as well as the capital. The country’s economic, political and cultural centre, Vienna is also a popular destination for many tourists. When visiting Vienna, travellers will want to […]
Vienna is one of those magical places that is romantic at any time of year. The lights on a chilly, winter’s evening when you snuggle close to your partner, or walks hand-in-hand under the chestnut […]