one of the seven hills (ancient) Rome is built on. It offers not only a breathtaking view of Rome and the most spectacular keyhole but also a beautiful orange-garden next to Basilica di Santa Sabina all’Aventino. Parco Savello, yes it´s a park full of orange-trees!
Let me take you to one of my favorite places in Vienna, the only still existing graveyard from the Biedermeier period in Europe: Cemetery St. Marx in Viennas third district. As soon as you enter the park you feel a certain kind of calmness and are at peace. It´s the perfect place to take a […]
Some days ago I enjoyed a little stroll around Belvedere Gardens between the two baroque palaces in the third district. I especially like them in this time of the year and in the wintertime, when they are kind of „stripped“ of their baroque boldness. In 1697 Prince Eugene purchased a sizable plot of land […]
In Vienna you find a broad variety of public parks and each one of them has something special to offer. Volksgarten next to Heldenplatz is know for its beautiful rose gardens and the little tempel in the center of the park. As the university is quite nearby I often used to spend my free time […]
In the summertime I regard Burggarten as one of my personal little oases, my summer resort. Situated right in the middle of the city between Hofburg and Albertina it´s the perfect place to lie in the gras or enjoy a coffee at Palmenhaus and forget everything. Laid out around 1821 it used to be the […]