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Where to Find The Best Schnitzels in Vienna

Where to Find The Best Schnitzels in Vienna 0

One of Vienna’s most iconic emblems, schnitzel is the city’s signature dish, made from a cutlet of meat (traditionally veal) dredged in beaten eggs, seasoned flour and delicate breadcrumbs then fried until crispy, golden brown. It’s every bit as delicious as it sounds and is something everyone should try when in Austria’s capital. But not all schnitzels are made equal. So to save your taste buds from experiencing disappointment, we’re revealing where to find the best schnitzels in Vienna.

Johann Strauss — The History of the Waltz King

Johann Strauss — The History of the Waltz King 0

Johann Strauss (sometimes known as Johann Strauss II or Johann Strauss, the younger) was an incredibly successful composer best known for his operettas and Viennese waltzes which earned him the title “The Waltz King”. He was born on October 25th, 1825 in St Ulrich close to Vienna and over his lifetime composed more than 500 waltzes, quadrilles, polkas and other types of classical dance music, as well as a single ballet.
The Love Story of Mozart and Constanze

The Love Story of Mozart and Constanze 0

There are many blog posts, books and papers on the relationship between Mozart and his wife, Constanze, and they all seem to tell a different story. Some cast Constanze in a glowing light, as a well-educated and talented woman who inspired the genius composer. While others recount tales of the opposite and describe her as a common, disloyal wife unworthy of Mozart. Although only the couple themselves knew the truth, we’ll try and paint an accurate picture of their lives together so you can envisage the pair and their relationship.
Mozart’s Life in Vienna — Where to Follow in the Creative Genius’ Footsteps

Mozart’s Life in Vienna — Where to Follow in the Creative Genius’ Footsteps 0

To many people, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is the finest musical genius of all time. Between the baroque period and the age of revolution, the remarkable composer spent a lot of his creative years in Vienna, where his music was inspired by the captivating city. Many of the places he frequented during his time in the City of Music are still standing today and continue to pay homage to the musician. If you want to see Vienna through Mozart’s eyes, here’s a little bit about his time spent in Vienna and the best places to go to get a sense of his presence today.
Classical Music for Beginners — How to Listen to Classical Music

Classical Music for Beginners — How to Listen to Classical Music 0

Listening to classical music can be an enlightening, inspiring or relaxing experience, depending on your mood and what you’re listening to. But you can’t just play a song and immediately enjoy and understand it — like you can with pop music. Appreciating and taking pleasure in classical music takes time and effort, but it’s something everyone can do. Whether you’ve dabbled in a little classical music before or you’ve never heard a single note, here’s everything you need to know about how to listen to classical music.
Vienna From Above — Where to Find the Best Bird's Eye View of the City

Vienna From Above — Where to Find the Best Bird's Eye View of the City 0

Vienna is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, brimming with stunning architecture as far as the eye can see. And while the views at street level are certainly something to be admired, the city becomes even more spectacular when you get up high and see it from above. If you want to gaze at the city like the birds that freely soar above it, take a look at these top Vienna sightseeing spots.