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Vienna did not pioneer “Coffee House Culture”; Mecca had several in the 12th century and Venice had the first in Europe in 1647.  But the Austrian Capital has over the centuries, established the tradition like no other city in the world. Coffee houses are at their best in Vienna! Legend has it that Georg Franz Kolschitzky (1640 – 1694) was the first to obtain a license to serve […]

Although we did this on our third and last day in Vienna – we really wish we had started our stay with this. It was not only a lot of fun, but it was also a fantastic way for us to get the lay of the land. Almost as good as a walking tour! It’s the perfect way to decide what you may want to return to see […]

Did you know the bipeds got married last summer? Yep! And what a day it was! A day that included loads of dogs too, because I had my own guest list! Oh yes! But first, let me tell you about the civil ceremony. I will save the spiritual wedding (held at sunset) for later. As I mentioned in our post on the epic engagement in Prague; one of the reasons […]

Look at that! You are back for more after our first suggestion! Well alright then!. Let’s tackle our second pet friendly walking tour of Vienna! On the map below, the tour I’ll get into today loosely follows the pink line. So shall we? Let’s start where our subway would always drop us off and at one of Vienna’s most recognizable monuments mentioned in the last post – St. Stephen’s […]

Ah Vienna, just saying the word and images of historic coffee houses, Heuriger taverns, massive monuments and Opera houses dance before my eyes. To a soundtrack of classical music of course. Probably Mozart if I am honest! A beautiful city not lost to its past, but rather one that seems to have done the unthinkable: brought the past to the modern era in a cohesive way. With only 3 […]