Pilgrimage to Eggenburg

Pilgrimage to Eggenburg

It’s been an annual tradition of the Vienna English Speaking Catholic Community to go on a Marian pilgrimage every October. The destination has for the past years always been either to Mariazell in the Styrian Alps or to Klein Mariazell in the Vienna woods. For...
Shades of Turin

Shades of Turin

We spent three days in Turin in August — as a side trip really from Milan and Lake Como — and discovered much to our (pleasant) surprise that Turin has much, much more to offer than just the Shroud and football. Shades of Turin by Rodolfo Quevenco on...
Churches and Cathedrals: A Photo Series

Churches and Cathedrals: A Photo Series

I recently completed a three-part photo series on churches and cathedrals all done on the Exposure platform. It was a project that you can literally say took years in the making and one that sort of happened by chance. Through the years, I’ve noticed that...
A View of Hamburg

A View of Hamburg

For visitors to Hamburg and even for most Hamburgers, city life revolves around the harbour, most commonly known as the Hamburg Hafen. And probably the best-known building in the Hafen is the Elbphilharmonie, fondly called “Elbie” by the locals. Accompany...
The Streets of Dublin

The Streets of Dublin

We arrived Dublin on a typical Irish spring day – grey, wet, cold and windy. As we got off the blue Air Coach bus and dragged our suitcase through O’Çonelly Street, one could already feel an energy in the air that cannot be dampened by either chill or...