Vienna Underground

Touring Vienna brought us past many historic sites—the Opera House, countless Viennese cafes, Roman ruins, Holocaust memorials, as well as this more contemporary “love is love” set of stoplights.

Vienna: Traditional Coffee Houses vs. Starbucks

After a quick stop in Melk we arrived in Vienna, a city famous for its coffee culture. The first coffee house appeared in 1685 and quickly gained popularity, thus beginning a long-standing cultural tradition. They are an extension of the living room, a place where people can spend hours reading, writing, meeting, or working.