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Benjamin Wolf

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Born 1991, studied Journalism, History and International Affairs. After stints with Cafébabel in Paris and Arte in Strasbourg, he is now working as a free journalist in Vienna and finishing his Master's degree in Global History. Fields of expertise are politics, economics, culture, and history. Photo: Visual Hub

Vienna’s Police Live-Tweet a Weekend’s Work

Have you ever wondered what Vienna's police officers are up to all day (and night) long? Well, you're in luck! On the weekend of September 29-30, the Vienna Police Department (LDP Wien) treated the...

Cover Story | Hidden Giants

Austria may sometimes appear frozen in time. But below the surface, its people power one of the most vibrant globalized economies in the world Skis, steel and tobacco – that’s what Austrians need to make...

10 Things To Do in Croatia and Slovenia

From the peaks of the Alps to the sand-stone of the Dalmatian coast, both Slovenia and Croatia have wonders small and tasty to share By Neža Lukančič & Benjamin Wolf © IFeelSlovenia Sleep in a Herdsman's Cottage...
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Empire to Republic | A Bohemian Rhapsody: 10 Things to See & Do in...

In their anthem, Czechs wistfully praise the beauty of their land. And indeed, from orchards decked in spring's array to technological prowess bustling away, Czechia may truly be a magic garden in the heart of Central...
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7 Austrian Expressions that Sound Hilarious in English

Translating expressions word for word into another language seldom makes sense, as anyone who ever tried it can attest. Chances are you will be met with befuddled looks or cackling laughter, like a human...
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Empire to Republic | 100 Years Later, 10 Nations Reckon With Their Austro-Hungarian Past

For the 100th anniversary of the demise of the Habsburg Empire and the forming of new states and territories in its place, we are embarking on a year-long reporting project. In autumn 1918, after four...
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Opinion | #Reichenhetze: When Harrassing the Rich Meets Daily Racism

“How are you doing today?” the paramedic asks with a smile, as the ambulance hurtles towards the hospital. “I’m not talking to a Neger (negro),” the patient spews back. “Pardon me?“ he says. “You heard...
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Ahoj Fešák!: Czechia

How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of them Czechs (and Slovaks) have a particular name for Austria: Rakousko, derived from an obscure border castle....
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