Entries by Blaguss DMC

Art and Culture in Vienna

Velázquez, Painter to the King From 28 October 2014 to 15 February 2015 at the Art History Museum Diego Velázquez (1599-1660), who at the age of 24 was appointed the position of Court Painter to King Philip IV, was especially known for his portraits of the Spanish Infantas and Infantes. The Art History Museum is […]

Christmas Markets in Austria

During the four weeks of Advent, Christmas street markets (called “Christkindlmarkt” in German, literally “Christ child market”) pop up all over Austria. These traditional markets sell food, drink, and seasonal items and gifts. They attract lots of people and are a popular place to meet up with friends and family to have some hot punch […]