Vienna

Spittelberg / Burggasse

Take the U3 metro to Volkstheater and follow the signs stating ”Burggasse”. You will take two escalators up and then reach the outside where the Volkstheater building is right in front of you. Then turn to your left and walk straight on a slight incline.  Now you are walking on…

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Schmetterlinghaus — Butterfly House

Behind the Austrian National Library and 200 meters from the Opera House lays one of Vienna’s family-friendly Butterfly Houses (known as Schmetterlinghaus). According to their website, there are over 400 butterflies in over 40 different species fluttering in the enclosed tropical (and very warm) environment. A separate part of the Palm House Cafe,…

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Breakfast, Vienna

Breakfast at Ulrich

If you don’t know by now, I’m a huge breakfast person.  Possibly, maybe, the majority of my future blogs will be about the breakfasts I have eaten in Vienna, or maybe not, we will see… but the point is, I had a great breakfast at Ulrich, and I will be…

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Lunch & Dinner, Vienna

Okiru Running Sushi

Located inside Lugner City Mall is Okiru Running Sushi. In the states I’ve never heard of running sushi, so to discover it here in the city was quite a treat.    However, every time I come here, it’s packed, and you can’t make reservations for this place. I’ve come here…

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Haus Des Meeres — Aqua Terra Zoo

Just a small walk from the U3 metro station Neubaugasse, lays the Haus Des Meeres, a.k.a ”Aqua Terra Zoo.” I always wanted to go here, so one day when I was babysitting I jumped on the opportunity to bring the kids with me!  This is quite a cool place. When you enter,…

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