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The success of Madame Tussaud- Part II

Madame Tussaud

Some days ago, we told you about the childhood and early career of Marie Grosholtz, who is now known as Madame Tussaud. While her beginning can be attributed to her mentor, doctor Philippe Curtius, becoming an icon was definitely her own doing.   Already early on Marie loved creating wax models of celebrities. Back in…

Grand Duke Leopold abolishes the death penalty

Leopold abolishes the death penalty

Leopold II, the third son of Maria Theresa and the brother of emperor Joseph II, was undoubtedly an impressive man and a great emperor. Despite his short reign, he managed to continue his brother’s reforms in a moderate manner which was more acceptable and arguably more effective. Before he became the emperor, however, Leopold (or…

Schwerelos- A floating center for your body and mind

Schwerelos Vienna floating institute

In our modern, hectic world, it’s become quite difficult to simply stop and relax. It’s ironic how easy it is to be in constant motion and how challenging it is to just be still and in a state of inaction. Not long ago, after months of dealing with the impact of the Corona pandemic, we…

Our 10 best walking tours in Vienna

10 best walking tours in Vienna

Top 10 walking tours in Vienna   Vienna is undoubtedly one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. The magnificent palaces, beautiful gardens and countless impressive monuments attract millions of visitors every year. Alone, it can be quite challenging to truly experience the city’s rich culture, glorious history and priceless art. For that reason, many guides and…