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Belvedere Quarter | Grandiose Vienna

When sightseeing in Vienna you would not want to miss out on visiting the Belvedere quarter with it’s vast palaces, gardens and parkland, including the Karlsplatz gardens where you can see the famous Karlskirche. It is the area that got developed after the Turkish invasion retreated for good in the 17th century. Therefore, it is…

Baked camembert with bacon, honey, pine-nuts and rosemary

Baked camembert with bacon is one of those dishes I crave each Autumn and Winter. This simple recipe makes an easy lunch or starter. The addition of honey works wonderfully with the bacon and cheese. I’ve added accompaniments of toasted pine-nuts and rosemary, elevating this simple Camembert to a sharing dish to be proud of. If…

Hofburg Quarter | Sightseeing Imperial Vienna

If you are planning on sightseeing Imperial Vienna you need to head to the Hofburg Quarter. This area holds the Hofburg Palace with the Imperial Apartments, it’s gardens and streets are filled with palaces of the nobility. Some of these buildings are now splendid museums. Today it is still the most fashionable area of Vienna…

Best places to eat cake in old Vienna

Eight of the best places to eat cake in old Vienna. Baking cakes is a long held tradition of Austria and Vienna has become famous for particular tortes and the coffeehouses and cafés they are served in. This grand and elegant city is devoted to all things sweet. I’ll teach you the traditional cakes of…