Once the capital of the mighty Austrian-Hungarian Empire, Vienna is now a monumental city way too big for the small country it is the capital of. But if there’s one European capital of the hearts, it is Vienna. A city so beautiful and beloved by many, it has been the subject of many musical pieces, […]Read more "Vienna Calling"
Alinea, the 3-Michelin-starred restaurant of celebrity chef Grant Achatz based in Chicago, will close its doors for a month in January 2016 and move to Madrid, Spain. The restaurant is considered one of the top restaurants in North America, with its creative cuisine and perfectionism engrained in every dish. The Madrid Pop-Up will link Achatz’ […]Read more "Alinea goes Madrid"
Croatia has always been kind of my favorite place to spend summer in Europe. Perfectly clear sea, nice beaches, good food, a low-key tourism industry and lots of local flavor everywhere. Croatia is, in most parts, still very original and real. They don’t allow for many large hotel complexes, and beaches are 100% public. Nice. […]Read more "Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel: A New Gem in Southern Croatia"
Summer is coming at an incredible speed. And given the cool beginning, it will be a hot one! Time to plan that trip for the coolest place to be this summer, and it definitely is Europe. From hot parties and beaches in the south to a cool breeze and gourmet food in the north, my […]Read more "Five Top Destinations in Europe This Summer"
Among the many places on earth that I love, there are few that I could call my home. Or, second home. This is one of them – beautiful lake Wolfgangsee in Austria. Where once the emperor spent his vacation time, people are still in a rather relaxed mood. You can feel that this place once […]Read more "The Mountain Lake"
Traveling is not only great for discovering new places, try new dishes and savor the world, but also for food shopping. I always leave space in my luggage to bring home food items from abroad to fill my international pantry. And yes, I’ve got a huge selection there. While nowadays many things are available in […]Read more "My Travel Food Shopping List"