Random Musings & Adventures

I find my ‘beauty sensor’ is quite often on high alert, leading me to have thoughts I just can’t keep to myself and wishing to sharpen your sense and appreciation for beauty too.

To celebrate the American artist Keith Haring, who would have turned 60 this year, the Albertina Museum in Vienna is…
Since I’ve moved back to Vienna I’ve been explaining regularly that I have only recently moved here from Cyprus -…
I’ve lived in so many places, I have forever trouble recounting the details of my nomadic life. The number of…
I had seen pictures of people immersing themselves in frozen lakes and rivers - it is hard to imagine. During…
I’ve already told you about my haphazard way of arriving places. My arrival in Beijing was actually not as much …
This expression is actually loosely translated from my own Austrian dialect. It was used by the then Honorary Consul of…
So I was in Switzerland last week - almost like home really. Same language (almost), same scenery, similar cultures... after…
I love travelling. I love immersing myself into cultures, no matter how different, and try to ‘feel’ the people. And…
It’s actually always best to see life as one big adventure, created by a chain reaction of many, many mini…
During my recent short visit to Egypt, I was staying with my friend in Heliopolis, a district of Cairo that…
I recall how taking taxis in Cairo used to be a real ordeal. That was 12 years ago and I…
On my second day in Cairo I went out on an evening tour with Abir, a professional tourist guide of…
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