This month’s most popular Instagrams are from Northern Ireland, Austria, Belgium, Germany and Sweden, and include three World Heritage sites. Here we go: 11. Until last month, I hadn’t been in Antwerp in more than 20 years. What a wonderful city! One of its many features is the fabulous doors found around town. This one […]
I’ve been in Vienna many times, but haven’t seen half as much of this beautiful city as I would have liked. Here are five faces.
A highlight in Europe this time of year is the cheerful (sometimes even magical) Christmas markets. I adore browsing through the arts and crafts for sale, and trying some of the hearty seasonal street food. And then there’s mulled wine. Here are three of my favourite Christmas markets: Elegant and child-friendly Vienna I’m very fond […]
One of my favourite cities, Vienna is always elegant, but never more so than during Advent. Beginning in mid-November, this magical city puts on some of the best Christmas markets anywhere – just like she has for hundreds of years. Main Christmas markets venues are Rathausplatz (City Hall), Schloss Schönbrunn (childhood home of ill-fated French […]
My three best kept travel secrets: the fairytale village of Portmeirion in Wales, Kjøsterudjuvet Gorge in Drammen, Norway and Pension Nossek in Vienna.My three best kept travel secrets: the fairytale village of Portmeirion in Wales, Kjøsterudjuvet Gorge in Drammen, Norway and Pension Nossek in Vienna.
Favourite hotels of 2009 include Dubai, Hønefoss, London, Sardinia, Denmark, Sweden, Channel Islands (Jersey and Guernsey), Paris, Bahrain, Kuwait
Autumn in Vienna, I adore it. Oktoberfest is on – with beer (and wine)! I take my wine glass along as I stroll along elegant Graben street.