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If Dogs Run Free – Vienna, Austria

  Wandering down Gumpendorfer on a late, breezy afternoon, we peered into a dim doorway and a monster stared back at us! What is this place?? Gallery, Attraction, Curiosity Shoppe, kink  Museum ?? Better then – and in its way, including all of the above – we found ourselves in a  very stylish cocktail bar! Quite beautiful in design, by co-owners Tzou Lubroth Architects, and named… Read More

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Saint Charles Apotheke – Vienna, Austria

Originally named “Apotheke zur heiligen Dreifaltigkeit“ (Holy Trinity Pharmacy) the Saint Charles Apotheke has been preparing and selling herbal remedies since 1886. They now also sell their own cosmetic line, as well as other natural cosmetic brands.

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Loos American Bar – Vienna

Miniscule but grand, intimate yet expansive, Loos Bar American plays on an optical trick of parallel mirrors endlessly reflecting the onyx balustrades and reddish Skyros marble of the high ceiling. The actual bar is only 4.45m (14′) wide by 6.15 (20′) long

This dark, alluring, smoke filled bar, designed in 1908 by Adolf Loos, is a must for architecture lovers and drinkers alike.

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Café Diglas – Vienna, Austria

Another of the many fine examples of the Viennese coffehouse the Café Central is a great place to escape the throngs.

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Café Central – Vienna, Austria

Café Central 43 (1) 53 337 6424 Herrengasse 14 Vienna, Austria www.palaisevents.at OPEN HOURS: 8:00am – 8:00pm Mon–Sat 10:00am – 6:00pm Sunday   (above photo) Pking Design The Café Central was designed by architect Heinrich von Ferstel as a bank.  It was converted in to a coffeehouse in 1860 and today finds itself one of the most famous  of Vienna’s cafés. Central was a… Read More