Manhole cover in Mannheim

Manhole cover in Mannheim, Germany

Clever! An International Museum of Buttons (Knopf & Knopf Museum) advertises on this manhole cover. Together with a brasserie and a hotel, it fills a former railway station building in Warthausen. The building is located directly on the Öchsle Railway, a heritage railway from Warthausen to Ochsenhausen. [German]


Fun advertisement at Frankfurt Main Airport

Fun advertisement at Frankfurt Main Airport, Germany

Fun as well as thought provoking advertising seen at Frankfurt on Main Airport. Literally translated the text says: “You have to read in order to stay on top”


Fun promotion for bikes in Graz

Fun advertisement in Graz, Austria

Fun advertisement seen in Graz. The slogan Hängen Sie Ihr Altes an den Nagel … (‘hang your old one up …’) suggests to buy a new bike from a certain company.


A penguin in Vienna

Penguin on a balcony in Vienna, Austria

As I always say: The most interesting details of a city are not on the ground floor. E.g. this penguin seen on a balcony rail of a building in Vienna. I was told, the creator of this penguin, which had been used for a campaign by the Austrian tourism board, has put this figure on his balcony.


The Trojan boot in Friesach

A fun sign at a shoeshop

On my walk through Friesach I came across this fun shop sign at the storefront of a shoe shop. It shows a ‘Trojan Boot’ (Der trojanische Stiefel)