Le Chic En Rose

Diaries of an independent traveller

The “it” coffee to order in most Viennese cafes we discovered is the “Melange” which literally derives from the French word meaning “mixing” or “blending”. Since I don’t drink much coffee Monsieur Le Chic made it his business to sample as many as he could during our few days in Vienna and it soon became …

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One of the privileges of staying in the Boscolo Hotel in Budapest (Erzsebet korut 9), is that we got to take breakfast (sounds more refined than “having” breakfast) in the magnificent and opulent setting of The New York Cafe. Now beautifully restored to its former glory the hotel provides a breakfast buffet of spectacular proportions …

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