“Genusswandern” – hiking and wine at the Wiener Weinwandertage

“Genusswandern” is an Austrian word invention that does not really translate – it means something like “pleasure walking”.  Instead of wining and dining, this weekend you can wine and hike in Vienna.   The annual vineyard hike has become a traditional “must do” for me and my family.   This is the 12th time the City ofContinue reading ““Genusswandern” – hiking and wine at the Wiener Weinwandertage”

Back to Krems for more

The city of Krems near Vienna is a veritable hotspot for art these days, pretty impressive for a town of this size.  (Krems has just under 25000 inhabitants.)  Last Sunday Instagramers Austria organized another fantastic instatrip (I would call it “Krems reloaded”, since in early September we also visited some art exhibitions that are partContinue reading “Back to Krems for more”

A river runs through Vienna

Of course, in Vienna, there´s the Danube, and its various side arms.  But there is also the Wienfluss, or simply Wien (“Vienna River”), which, for the most part, is less than impressive, imprisoned as it is in its concrete bed.  Over the past week I went to explore (photographically) some of its more natural sections. Continue reading “A river runs through Vienna”

Instawalking through a Mile of Art in Krems

Last Sunday I made a special day trip  to Krems, less than an hour from Vienna, thanks to an Instawalk opportunity with Instagramers Austria.  We spent a great day exploring the various exhibition spaces of the Kunsthalle Krems and the Forum Frohner. Kunsthalle Krems The Kunsthalle Krems-Stein in Stein an der Donau (municipality of Krems)Continue reading “Instawalking through a Mile of Art in Krems”