Who isn’t talking about meditation these days? People in every corner of the globe are realizing its benefits. Naturally, when any ancient practice gains wide popularity, it becomes accessible in a vacuum. Most learn bits and pieces of sacred knowledge without proper context. The meaning and purpose behind it eventually lose significance. Sometimes, the application…
Austrian Adaptation Where to live in Vienna – it’s the question most arriving expats and immigrants ask themselves. I’ve had a stack of emails & messages through from readers recently asking which district in Vienna is best for families or couples, what the 7th district is really like to live in and of course, where…
Hallstatt, a small village in the state of Upper Austria and part of the Salzkammergut region is often called the most photographed village in Europe and the world. Lake and… The post TOP 10 Things to See and do in Hallstatt, Austria appeared first on The Vienna BLOG – Lifestyle & Travel Blog in Vienna.
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” You wouldn’t believe the important role nature plays here in Vienna. In spring the cherry blossoms paint the city in the most beautiful pink. Later on, the flowers start blooming everywhere while the public parks are covered in roses, peonies and even tulips… But […]
In the Middle Ages, on Midsummer’s night, people hung fennel over doorways to protect the household from evil spirits. Although it is no longer used as a protective decoration, fennel is still one of the more widely used medicinal plants, being suggested for everything from colic to conjunctivitis. The benefits of fennel tea are both culinary and curative. […]
I never really knew what I would choose if it came down to a superpower. As a kid, that seemed to be a popular game. But now, I know what I would pick. Hands down, ability to speak any language. If I could walk down the street and eavesdrop on what people were saying, I […]
Yoga challenge: Ten minutes a day for eight weeks. When I started this post it was supposed to be about a 10 minute workout challenge I was going to do before work every day. I wanted to start doing some strength training and over the years I have struggled to make myself stick to a […]