Category Archives: Austria

What I did on my summer vacation, part 2.

A chronological, picture per day from my European adventure: Logan airport, Boston Santa Maria del Mar, Plaça de Santa Maria, 1, Barcelona Carrer de l’Anisadeta at Carrer de Canvis Vells, Barcelona Plaça del Bonsuccés, 2, Barcelona La Pedrera, Antoni Gaudi, … Continue reading

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Airport Strudel, Julius Meinl, Vienna Airport

I almost made it to the gate for the flight back before I saw the apple strudel tucked away at the Meinl coffee stand in the food area. Not the greatest strudel but one could select vanilla sauce on the … Continue reading

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Matjes at Duran, 6., Mariahilferstrasse 91, Vienna

After scoring a Krapfen (apricot-filled jelly donut) and Wiener Melange coffee, I was wandering down Mariahilferstrasse and was captivated by the sandwiches in the Duran sidewalk window. I returned around lunch time and did indeed find a Matjes herring sandwich … Continue reading

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Gasthaus Grabmüller, 19., Liechtenwerder Platz, Vienna

I was riding the Citybike frantically looking for a Citybike plugin station after passing the Hundertwasser Spittelau garbage burner. I was originally intending to have a glass of Heuriger wine in the hills of Nußdorf, north of Vienna, but in … Continue reading

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Café Sperl, 6., Gumpendorfer Straße, Vienna

With the clock ticking on my remaining days in Vienna, I hopped on a Citybike in search of Krapfen (apricot filled Berliner) or Apfelstrudel and headed to Café Sperl on Gumpendorfer Straße a couple of streets outside the ring. I … Continue reading

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Hotel Roth, Währingerstraße, Vienna

I was wandering around the 9th District in Vienna after finally get a 4€ standing  room ticket for Fledermaus and needed a break with a newspaper, a toilet and something to eat and wandered into Hotel Roth. The beef tartare … Continue reading

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Rudolfhof in Grinzing, Vienna

My foot is injured from the increased walking I have been doing in the last couple of months so I rode the 38 streetcar to the end of the line in Grinzing and stopped off at the Rudolfhof Heuriger for … Continue reading

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