“The City of Dreams”, you may be shocked that such a romantic name comes from the famously reserved Austrians, but fear not, they don’t have the same thing in mind as Alicia Keys when she sings about New York. Rather the nickname comes from Freud, one of the many famous figures to have lived here. On the other hand, I have a sneaking suspicion that the Freud reference may be only a superficial masking of a deep romanticism that runs under the surface. How could the city that inspired Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Klimt be anything but profoundly romantic?
This beautiful museum is a mirror image of the art museum it faces. Just one of the many architectural wonder's in the city.
Perhaps the first thing you notice walking around Vienna Continue reading
In a world of ever increasing globalization the opportunity for unique experiences and diversity in general shrinks year by year. Stores like H&M and Levi’s can be found on the high streets of cities around the globe and food from the ubiquitous McDonalds or Starbucks is rarely more than a stone’s throw away. This sad reality makes the opportunity to spend a night experiencing a unique world treasure like the Viennese opera all the more amazing.
Last night I was once again reminded of what a lucky existence Continue reading