Kaffeefabrik

Lately I’ve been drinking coffee. It seems appropriate in Vienna where coffee is revered, however, I haven’t been drinking coffee like a true Viennese. Instead, I’ve been grabbing it on the go to stay awake during long days and I think I may be insulting the city with my paper cups and sprinkle of brown […]

Etiquette: A Universal Question?

Is etiquette – and by this I mean the trappings of polite behavior as well as demonstrations of mutual respect – universal or does it change from country to country? culture to culture? family to family? In considering this question, I naturally turn to my experiences between the United States and Austria and there are […]

Ode to Vienna

This blog will be my ode to Vienna; to living in a city that is equal parts concert and coffin, city and sanctuary.