Monthly Archives: February 2016

Walking alone in Vienna

Do you enjoy discovering new places on your own? Before I moved to Vienna lonely walks were something rather unusual for me and to be honest I hadn’t seen the point in hanging around the city with noone I could talk to or just to share the moment with. At the begining of my one year stay in Vienna, when… Read more →

Spring in the Belverdere Gardens, Vienna

Sometimes I believe everything happens for a reason. There are ups and downs and without downs, the ups would mean nothing. Just like without long, dull and grey winter days we probably wouldn’t appreciate spring with all its colors and flavours. That’s what I thought when I was walking in the Belvedere Botanical Garden looking at unbelievable beautiful violet crocuses… Read more →

Hiking in the Viennese Alps

They say ‘put down the map and get wonderfully lost’. I admit since I started to follow this clue I discovered many wonderful places that I probably would never even heard of. When I lived in Vienna I used to take weekend excursions to the nearest Alpine peaks called Wiener Hausberge which actually means ‘Vienna’s local mountains’. One day, just… Read more →

Interesting facts about Vienna 2

Before you read don’t forget to take a look at the previous Interesting facts about Vienna. Did you know that… 1. The most frequently photographed place in Vienna is Johann Strauss Monument in Stadtpark. 2. The world’s oldest carousel is located at the Prater. 3. There is no line U5 in Vienna metro network. Currentny there are 5 lines: U1,… Read more →

By the Polish seaside

Do you remember the first time when you saw the sea? I remember! I was maybe 5 years old or something like that and it was my first holidays by the seaside. First I walked through the pine forest and reach the sand dune, and then I saw… an infinity. There was only sand white like a flour, blue sky… Read more →

1000 places to visit in Vienna

During my one year stay in Vienna I have discovered many beautiful places and took a lots of pictures. Now I want to show you everything that, in my opinion, is worth seeing in the 1000 places to visit in Vienna entries. Sometimes it will be well-known tourist attractions, sometimes not so obvious and popular sights, but no less interesting on the… Read more →

Best Vienna night views

During my one year stay in Vienna I really enjoyed night walks. City by night looks completely different than in the daylight. The most representative buildings and tourist attractions are highlighted while the rest is hidden in the shadow… and maybe that’s the most exciting thing about exploring Vienna after the sun goes down. For me the most beautiful city night view is from Kahlenberg.… Read more →

Winter in Tatra Mountains

Have you ever heard about Tatra Mountains? Located 2 hours drive from Kraków Tatras are the highest Polish mountains. Only one quarter of the range belongs to Poland teritory, the rest lies in Slovakia. The highest Polish peak is Mount Rysy, which rises to 2499 m. However, the most distinctive mountain is Giewont, which is known affectionately as the Sleeping Knight.… Read more →

Interesting facts about Vienna

Did you know that… About one fifth of the population of Austria lives in the capital, Vienna. Schönbrunn Palace, the summer palace of the Habsburgs, has more than 1,440 rooms. The Tiergarten Schönbrunn, founded in 1752, is the oldest zoological garden in the world. Vienna’s Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) has over 2.5 million tombs, it’s more than the city’s live population.… Read more →

Colorful Naschmarkt

Naschmarkt is Vienna’s best-known market which has a great choice of food from all over the world. Here you can buy fruits, vegetables, spices, meat, cheese and taste various delicacies from all over the world. Naschmarkt is not only market, nawadays it’s – more and more – place for eat something and meet friends. There are many restaurants where you… Read more →