KC Blau

About me

K.C. Blau is an American writer of historical fiction novels on the women of turn-of-the-century Vienna. She has lived in Austria for over 15 years. She is a certified German-English translator and conducts her research in the Vienna City Archives, the Austrian National Archives and through books, films and documentaries. She holds a BA from the American University in Washington DC and an MFA from Seton Hill University in Greensburg, PA. In addition she has completed post graduate studies at the University of Vienna and dabbled a bit in Chinese studies at the Beijing Language and Cultural University in China.

From my website

Vienna’s Christmas Markets 2014 – Tis the Season for Glühwein and Cheer!

Here it is – KC’s List of Vienna’s Christmas Markets Cause Jolly Ol’ St. Nick do we have Christmas in this town! Not able to swing by between now in Christmas – poor you — but don’t fret – you can always bring a bit of the Christmas Market home…

The Top 10 of the Top 5 Expat Bloggers in Austria – Week 2: A Mommy Abroad

As mentioned, back in April of this year,the English language online news blog, The Local, featured “The Five Best Expat Blogs in Austria.” Who knew? I certainly didn’t and I was thrilled to learn I had been included on a list with like-minded expats in Austria spreading the word, I…

Your Goose is Cooked – or roasted and served with Red Kraut, Dumplings and Zweigelt

November 11, St. Martin’s Day (Martinitag) with goose served the week before and after all over Austria If you’ve been to Austria in early to mid-November and noticed all the laid-back turkeys gobbling around their wide-eyed heads-in-the-pile-of-leave goose feathered friends, you may have asked yourself, “What’s up with that?” It’s…

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