Brass Monkey

Instagram is a wonderful, wonderful place. Especially when you are constantly looking for new places to drink coffee and eat cake. Like I mentioned in an earlier post I’m trying to work my way through all the tiny cafés Vienna has to offer and so far this is going really well!
This suggestion came my way and I couldn’t be happier.

Brass Monkey is a relatively small café but offers a variety of cupcakes. The coffee selection is a bit more limited than in other cafés but their tea-game is strong. The Staff is incredibly friendly and there’s a ton of magazines and newspapers on the table waiting to be read. I instantly fell in love with the relaxed atmosphere,  chalkboards and colourful tiles of the counter.
The only downside of this place is that (as far as I can tell) there’s no restroom for customers. Which is, if you’re like me and sit around cafés for hours, not ideal at all.

Still, I’m sure I’ll be back. There’s coffee to drink and cupcakes to eat.

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Brass Monkey
Gumpendorferstraße 71, 1060 Wien

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Sally Lunn’s

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Though we didn’t have much time while we were in Bath, we couldn’t help but stop by Sally Lunn’s for afternoon tea. Located in the oldest building in Bath (dating back to 1482) this a quaint, bakery and café (if you want to call it that), full of nooks and crannies.
We were advised to try one of the famous Sally Lunn Buns – kind of a mix between a bagel and a brioche. After much consideration we ordered half a bun toasted and served with clotted cream and jam. That and a pot of tea made for an utterly delicious afternoon snack.

I loved the house and the decorations, I could have spent the entire afternoon there, but sadly, our time was limited. Make sure you have enough time to fully enjoy your meal in this cute little gem!

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Lately

I haven’t posted one of these in ages so it’s going to be a bit longer ;)

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[Above: Flawless autumn afternoons with the pony. | Below: At the exhibition “Salon der Angst“.]

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[Above: Coffee Pirates is my new favourite place to while away time between uni lectures. | Below: Teatime at home.]

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[Above: Lange Nacht der Museen (Long Night of the Museums) was spent at Demel, Schlumberger Sektkellerei and the Circus and Clown museum. Goodness. | Below: The last harvest of the season.]

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[Above: Lazy mornings in bed. | Below: This year’s World Press Photo exhibition. Stunning, as always.]

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This autumn I’m trying to make the most of all the things Vienna has to offer. There’s so much to do and see in this city.
Still, having time to myself for lazy mornings and relaxing afternoons will always be important to me and I just cannot deny myself these simple pleasures.

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