Vienna Diaries: A stay at the Intercontinental

I’m one of those people for whom a holiday is as much about the hotel as the city. Convenience and comfort are essential, while a touch of luxury is never amiss. Above all though, I crave the feeling of returning to a home-away-from-home at the end of a long day out exploring… Well, my recent stay at the InterContinental in Vienna … More Vienna Diaries: A stay at the Intercontinental

Vienna Diaries: Discovering contemporary cuisines…

In between all those stops for cake at Vienna’s traditional coffee houses, the foodie trail also led my friends and I to explore the more contemporary side of the city’s thriving culinary scene during our recent visit. Two days proved woefully inadequate for covering my wish list… But I was beyond gratified to find that … More Vienna Diaries: Discovering contemporary cuisines…

Vienna Diaries: Embracing the city’s coffee house culture…

If I’m being honest, I think coffee and cake were two of the main draws for my recent visit to Vienna – right after seeing and spending time with my dearest friends of course! You can only imagine my giddy excitement in anticipation of this new chapter of my #DessertDiaries. Not to mention for the caffeine junkie in … More Vienna Diaries: Embracing the city’s coffee house culture…

Swiss Diaries: A Trip Down Memory Lane

I woke up this morning dreaming of my happy place. It’s a picturesque Swiss town that sits idly between the sparkling turquoise waters of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, surrounded by the majestic snow-capped peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, in the Bernese Oberland. As I started keeping this online diary less than a year ago, I haven’t … More Swiss Diaries: A Trip Down Memory Lane