• 10 Offbeat Things to Do in Vienna

    20 days ago - By Perceptive Travel

    Vienna is a misunderstood city. It's easy to write it off as bland; it does not share the grit and hedonism of nearby Budapest or the dramatic Gothic cityscapes of Prague. If you limit your visit inside the Ringstrasse, it's easy to reduce Vienna to a twee cliche of Habsburgs, cakes, Mozart, Klimt, and Waltzes. I admit I shared this view and had little interest in visiting from Budapest (I made an exception to visit a friend for his birthday). Last year that changed, and I decided to pay a couple of visits to Vienna and a book proposal on
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