The Fairytale King’s Last Palace and My Last Adventure

On Sunday, the end of my last weekend in Austria, I went with Michael to one of King Ludwig II’s incomplete palaces in Bavaria, Germany. Due to a series of misfortunes, including an incomplete essay and a forgotten passport, we ended up catching a late afternoon train, arriving in Prien am Chiemsee, the closest stop, … More The Fairytale King’s Last Palace and My Last Adventure

Rijeka: Trsat Castle

As there was some good weather expected on Sunday, and Michael and I assumed most other attractions would be closed, we decided to head up Trsat Hill to see Trsat Castle. Sleeping in, we didn’t get going until noon, so we grabbed sandwiches on Korzo, the main shopping street in Rijeka, to eat on the … More Rijeka: Trsat Castle

Art in Vienna

The Vienna Secession The Secession is an exhibition space that combines contemporary art with a building whose architecture is an icon of the spirit of impending change around 1900. It was founded in 1897 by a group of artists, led by Gustav Klimt, who had split with the conservative Künstlerhaus. The art magazine Ver Sacrum … More Art in Vienna