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

Is that a Wizard or is he just taking a selfie?

One of the most striking sights around the Diocletian's Palace is the huge statue of, what appears to be, a giant wizard. We found him outside the Golden Gate of the palace, towering over the walls and surrounded by onlookers and two Roman guards (actually, two dudes in fancy dress, but who's checking?!). Despite looking … Continue reading Is that a Wizard or is he just taking a selfie?