Category Archives: Austria

Skopik & Lohn, Vienna

Having eaten Schnitzel in restaurants in Singapore, I’ve always thought that it’s just a fancier and glorified name for “cutlet”. So why should we travel all the way to Austria to eat cutlet that is widely available at the neighbourhood Western … Continue reading

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Café Sacher, Vienna

The Original Sacher-Torte has been one of the most famous cake synonymous with Vienna. To put it simply, its a refined, elegant chocolate cake with apricot jam spread over the sponge base, topped with a coat of chocolate icing over the cake. As with … Continue reading

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Plachutta, Vienna

Vienna is one of my favourite cities in Europe and it is not a surprise that it took the title of the World’s most liveable city for ninth consecutive year (as at Mar 18). My impression of Vienna from my first … Continue reading

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Café Hawelka, Vienna

Apfelstrudel and Sachertorte are probably the two most famous pastry representative of Austrian cuisine. We didn’t try any of these when we last visited Vienna in 2014 as we only planned a short 2 day stay back then. After ticking off our … Continue reading

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Cafe Konditorei Fürst, Salzburg

Other than being known as the shooting location of the classic film “The Sound of Music“, Salzburg is also famous for being the birthplace of prolific composer Mozart. If you ever had friends who visited Austria before, chances are they would have brought … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem Finest Fingerfood, Salzburg

Carpe Diem Finest Fingerfood was already on our to-eat list when we visited Salzburg back in 2014. Unfortunately they were closed for renovation. Ironically this time round, they were open but the Red Bull World (a few units away) was closed … Continue reading

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Asteralm, Saalbach

On Day 3, we ventured out to Saalbach – which is a larger town than Hinterglemm with longer trails. The weather was the best so far as it was finally a bright and sunny day!  Unlike the previous two mountains … Continue reading

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