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.

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Vienna Side Trips – Wachau: Boat, Bike, Wine

One of the most beloved and beautiful outings:  A boat trip along the Danube combined with a bike trip through the Wachau vineyards in Grüner Vetliner country –  Krems / Stein / Dürnstein A place that has inspired Viennese artists, satisfied wine connoisseurs (Grüner Veltliner land) and a legend of…

Vienna Side Trips – Salzburg

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life. Jack Kerouac, On the Road As gorgeous as Vienna is, you might just want to “get out of the barn” for few days and take advantage of Vienna’s…

Are you are Lebenskünstler? Or just a Connoisseur of the Art of Living?

= Wer seinen Sommer so erlebt, daß er ihm noch den Winter wärmt. (He who experiences the summer in such a way that it still warms him through the winter) - Alfred Polgar (1873 – 1955), Austrian writer and critic Esther statue adorning front porch of Ernst Fuchs’ Museum /…

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