Rolling in the Sweet: Strudelmaking at Schönbrunn Palace

    Art, architecture, history, music, tempting cuisine and coffee houses galore –all aspects of Vienna that make it a cornucopia of delights in any kind of weather.  Take, for instance, a bleak and blustery November day, the kind ideal for touring Schönbrunn Palace, former summer home of emperors, now a museum and site for …

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Horse sense: Lessons in trust from Vienna

  He quivered and struggled the first time he tried it. When he failed, a mass of indrawn breaths pierced the hushed hall.  His handler whispered to him, then, with a light touch, encouraged him to try again.  This time he jumped, forelegs drawn, kicked out his rear legs and landed in the sand.  Not …

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