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The oldest zoo in the world?

A grandiose claim I’m sure you’ll agree, but in the grounds of the Schonbrunn palace in Vienna, an establishment makes this very boast. A quick bit of research tells me that in fact its the oldest “existing” zoo in the … Continue reading

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Schönbrunn Palace

One of the largest buildings in Vienna, with a fantastic history, what’s not to love? Schönbrunn Palace is a World Cultural Heritage site and Austria’s most-visited attraction. The baroque total work of art consisting of palace and gardens: was for … Continue reading

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That tastes schnitzel.

After a rather festive evening amongst the fleshpots of Vienna some serious sustenance was required the following lunchtime, even after a reasonable breakfast. A quick coffee in the Vienna Opera House café was taken, where it was decided that as … Continue reading

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The feeling is gone only you and I …

With apologies to all who were fortunate enough to not know that song. Vienna, some may say, the cultural capital of Europe. I had just over 24 hours to find out. Obviously a day is nowhere near long enough to … Continue reading

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