August 5th, 2009 marks the day, when a little blog on the platform Blogger called ‘All about Hermès‘ by Vanmiracle turned into ‘Windows of Vienna’.
It was just a tiny collection of the wonders of fascinating craftsmen ship. Hermès didn’t have a web presence back then, and it was difficult to find product pictures and articles on that miracles made from leather and silk. Collecting those, was not only interesting and fun, but connected me with other collectors around the world, which led to the idea sharing pictures of beautiful window displays from around the world.
And here we are 6 years later. Continue reading
My favorite of my childhood was Zanoni. They still offer great ice-cream, but the place, even though it is so huge, it is so unbelievable packed with people in summer that you barely can breath. Vienna never had a lack of good ice-cream. Stores on every corner. Yet there opened so many new Gelaterias in the last years. Centuries it seemed to be an Italian domain and the red-white-green flag was kind of part of the interior. Suddenly there popped up Ice cream Stores and Bars with new concepts. First it was the colorful Frozen Yogurt hype. Good for me, as I like Yogurt most, but a good FroYo lives from the fresh and creative topics, which weren’t that fresh too often. Continue reading