Viennese coffee houses to display UNESCO logos

Culinary Guide

Vienna’s world-famous coffee house culture was added to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list in 2011. And now a list is being drawn up to decide which coffeehouses will be entitled to display the coveted logo. The first batch of Viennese cafés are set to put their logos up in November 2013, showing the rest […]

Sexual peak on offer on ebay

General News

A romantic couple are to be given the chance to reach new peaks – in a double bed nearly 10,000ft up a mountain in the Alps. The nature lovers will use a bed – laid on by tourism chiefs in Ramsau, Austria – placed at the top of a glacier in complete seclusion apart from […]

Spanish Riding School honoured by UNESCO


Vienna’s Spanish Riding School has been put on the list of Austrian immaterial cultural objects by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).Maria Walcher from the Austrian UNESCO committee for immaterial cultural values said today (Fri): “It is a matter of a ritual, traditional craft, oral tradition and timeless knowledge in relation to protection […]