Hipmunk City Love: Best Boutique Hotels in Vienna

I love staying in accommodation with a difference, and unless you’re on a million-dollar luxury budget, I think the best way to stay in an authentic, memorable place is to look for a boutique hotel or B&B. With less rooms, no corridor mazes and much more local flavour, staying somewhere a little different will make the moments spent inside your room just as memorable as … Continue reading Hipmunk City Love: Best Boutique Hotels in Vienna

The food coma continues in Vienna

After this meal, we could hardly walk home. We’d devoured Austria’s famous giant schnitzel at lunch and we found ourself at a Viennese ribs joint for dinner.  We had the brilliant idea of eating a big lunch so we wouldn’t need to waste time or money eating dinner. It was our last night in Austria and we were easily convinced to eat at an Austrian steakhouse … Continue reading The food coma continues in Vienna

Attempting Vienna’s biggest schnitzel at Figmuller

Nothing quite says Austria like a schnitzel bigger than your plate. The Plan: Eat a lunch at Figmuller that was so big that we won’t need dinner (Reality: Going out for ribs for dinner later anyway) I have never been so close to exploding. Figlmuller is a restaurant famous for it’s giant schnitzel and traditional Austrian cuisine. I’ve heard its often packed with tourist but … Continue reading Attempting Vienna’s biggest schnitzel at Figmuller