Vienna, Austria

A cup of Melange coffee at Cafe Central in Vienna.

A Guide to Coffee Shops in Vienna

Vienna is a city rich with culture and history, yet the fast-paced modern era pumps energy through its streets, creating a wonderful contrast of…

Ramen mit ente ("Ramen with Duck") at Akakiko in Vienna.

A Bowl of Japanese Ramen in Vienna

Traditions are not very important in my family.  Despite our Japanese heritage — a culture that very much emphasizes the power of traditions —…

The Hofburg Palace in Vienna.

Celebrating the New Year in Vienna

It was not the crowded, centuries-old coffee shops serving delicately foamed cups of Melange paired with beautifully flaky pastries that caused me to fall…