Belvedere Palace, Vienna

On the last day in Vienna, we wandered down to Belvedere Palace to check out how the other half live. The site of the Palace is fairly big, comprising the Upper Palace, Lower Palace, the Stables and the Orangery. Built as a summer home for Prince Eugene of Savoy, it was designed to show off … Continue reading Belvedere Palace, Vienna

The Most Beautiful Library

Paying my €8, I grumbled about the cost of a visit to, what was in fact, one room. I soon regretted my grumbles. This ended up being the best €8 I spent in Vienna by a country mile. The State Hall aimed to be a demonstration of grandeur and power when it was first built. … Continue reading The Most Beautiful Library