Category Archive: On the road

Danube nature reserve

The Danube wetlands (9300 hectar) build a stunning green belt between Vienna and Bratislava.


The influences of the Esterhazy family and Joseph Haydn are visible all over Eisenstadt. The Bergkirche (mountain church) was  built between 1715-1803 according to the plans of Paul I. Esterhazy.


For the Princes Esterhazy family, life at court was pompous and glorious. The palace is full of finest silverware, invaluable paintings and huge halls.

Old bottles

The Esterhazy Palace in Eisenstadt houses the wine museum. You walk down the stairs into the wine cellar and dive into another century. The smell of wine is omnipresent in the old stone walls.… Continue reading

Esterhazy Palace

Esterhazy Palace in Eisenstadt is a stunning baroque palace that gives an insight into the glamorous life at the court.

Local Sightseeing: Whisky & shoes

Most of you know that I am frequently travelling, hiking and taking pictures everywhere I go. I now decided to start a series called local sightseeing. Living in Vienna, I have of course… Continue reading

The remaining wall

After a lifetime only the fundamental walls will remain. The base and walls will defy all weather and decay.

Beach waves

Vik is the southernmost village in Iceland and has a stunningly beautiful beach.

Art is all around you

Art is the result of creativity. A garage door or house wall can be used as a canvas.

Rewarded by the top view

Hiking and climbing up some high mountain is rewarded by the top view across the mountainous area and a feeling of pride (“I just did that”) and positive exhaustion. The boost of pride… Continue reading