Tag Archives: Walking

Walking Tours: ‘Ice Skate Rink’ Rathausplatz, City Hall, Vienna (Video)

It surprised me, but despite the coronavirus lockdown, the ice rink “Wiener Eistraum” on Vienna’s City Hall Rathausplatz was opened. Of course, with the corresponding adjustments, so that as a visitor you can hardly get to the rink. And this time there is no place to buy food or drinks. For the first time, a Community Distance Marker is being used at the ice rink, which supports people in maintaining the prescribed minimum distances and at the same time enables targeted contact tracing. Nevertheless, I made a short video so that you can see how things are going in Vienna during COVID.

Video recorded: January 1, 2021

Walks: ‘Montevideo In Coastal Uruguay’ (Video)

Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital, is a major city along Montevideo Bay. It revolves around the Plaza de la Independencia, once home to a Spanish citadel. This plaza leads to Ciudad Vieja (the old town), with art deco buildings, colonial homes and landmarks including the towering Palacio Salvo and neoclassical performance hall Solís Theatre. Mercado del Puerto is an old port market filled with many steakhouses. 

Walking Tours: Christmas 2020 – Avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris (Video)

Filmed on December 20th, 2020.

The Avenue des Champs-Élysées is an avenue in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France, 1.9 kilometres long and 70 metres wide, running between the Place de la Concorde and the Place Charles de Gaulle, where the Arc de Triomphe is located. 

Walking Tour: ‘Borough Market’ In London (Video)

Walking in London’s Borough Market around 1PM in the Christmas EVE was something UNIQUE for me. I saw a lot of people grabbing the last shopping groceries, others having a drink and enjoying the season holidays, others walking around and see what’s happening 🙂

Borough Market is a wholesale and retail market hall in Southwark, London, England. It is one of the largest and oldest food markets in London, with a market on the site dating back to at least the 12th century.

Walking Tour: ‘Meersburg’ On Lake Contance In Southwestern Germany

Meersburg is a town in the southwestern German state of Baden-Württemberg. On the shore of Lake Constance (Bodensee), it’s surrounded by vineyards. Medieval Meersburg Castle houses the Fortress Museum, showing a medieval living room and castle dungeon. Nearby, New Palace has baroque architecture and frescoes. Above town, the Droste Museum displays poet Annette von Droste-Hülshoff’s personal writings and belongings. 

Walking Tours: ‘Solvang – California’ (Video)

Christmas time at Solvang, a charming Danish-themed village in California’s Santa Ynez Valley. Solvang, which means “Sunny Field” in Danish, is a Danish Town located in Santa Ynez Valley. It is also known as the “Danish Capital of America” & “Little Denmark”. Solvang was founded by Danish-Americans in 1911 who moved from Midwest to California. It’s about 125 miles from Los Angeles and about 35 miles from Santa Barbara.

Walking Tours: ‘Fara In Sabina’ In Italy (Video)

A walking tour in 𝗙𝗮𝗿𝗮 𝗶𝗻 𝗦𝗮𝗯𝗶𝗻𝗮, region 𝗟𝗮𝘇𝗶𝗼, center Italy, a small town of about 14.000 inhabitants. The virtual walk starts just in the souhtern gate of this very cute town, in a saturday evening. Very few people around unfortunately, in full Coronavirus period.

Fara in Sabina, also spelled Fara Sabina, is a comune in the Province of Rieti in the Italian region Lazio, located about 40 kilometres northeast of Rome and about 25 kilometres southwest of Rieti.

Walking Tour: ‘Spree River In Berlin, Germany’ (Video)

Berlin, Germany’s capital, dates to the 13th century. Reminders of the city’s turbulent 20th-century history include its Holocaust memorial and the Berlin Wall’s graffitied remains. Divided during the Cold War, its 18th-century Brandenburg Gate has become a symbol of reunification. The city’s also known for its art scene and modern landmarks like the gold-colored, swoop-roofed Berliner Philharmonie, built in 1963.

Walking Tours: ‘Battery Park City’, New York City

Set along the Hudson River, Battery Park City is a mainly residential neighborhood of upscale high-rise apartment buildings. During the workweek, its casual eateries and bars draw professionals from the nearby Financial District. On weekends, the area slows down, though locals and visitors are drawn to the multitower Brookfield Place shopping center and the bike friendly paths of the riverfront park.