Vienna, Austria

The Sacher hotel is a five-star hotel close to the Vienna State Opera. Its restaurant is famous for its red dining room and the specialty of the house, the Sachertorte, a chocolate cake with apricot filling. September 2010. L’hôtel Sacher est un cinq-étoiles proche de l’Opéra National de Vienne. Son restaurant est célèbre pour sa…

Vienna, Austria

It is interesting to see that in the capital city of Austria, women will not hesitate to wear a traditional outfit on a Sunday afternoon. September 2010. Il est intéressant de noter que dans la capitale autrichienne, les femmes n’hésitent pas à revêtir un costume traditionnel le dimanche après-midi. Septembre 2010.

Vienna, Austria

The « Great Hall » of the Musikverein due to its highly regarded acoustics is considered one of the finest concert halls in the world. Every year, it hosts the new year’s concert of the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra, a concert that is broadcasted throughout the world. October 2005. La « Grande Salle » de la Musikverein en raison de…

Vienna, Austria

The Vienna State Opera is one of the few opera houses where you know the music will be good. Musicians also belong to the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra which is known as the best orchestra in the world. Stage productions may be old but no one really cares. And an evening at the ‘Wiener Staatsoper’ is…

Vienna, Austria

These two pastry chefs work at Demel where they prepare the famous ‘Demel Torte’, a sponge chocolate cake. There was a legal battle for decades in Vienna to determine whether this cake was a copy of the ‘Sacher Torte’ or not. I would not able to tell the difference between both. September 2010. Ces deux…

Vienna, Austria

In the years that followed the fall of the Berlin Wall, many Eastern Europeans were coming to Vienna to sell some family belongings. You could find them on the Wienzeile, close to Karlsplatz on Sunday mornings. October 1993. Dans les années qui ont suivi la chute du Mur de Berlin, de nombreux Européens de l’Est…