Benjamin Wolf

Born 1991, studied Journalism, History and International Affairs. After stints with Cafébabel in Paris and Arte in Strasbourg, he is now working as managing editor and COO for Metropole in Vienna. Fields of expertise are politics, economics, culture, and history.Photo: Visual Hub

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 NeĹľa LukanÄŤiÄŤ & Benjamin Wolf © IFeelSlovenia Sleep in a Herdsman’s Cottage in Velika Planina Located on the southern ridge of the Kamnik–Savinja Alps, the Velika Planina plateau hosts one […]
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Empire to Republic | A Bohemian Rhapsody: 10 Things to See & Do in Czechia

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...
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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,...

#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. “Y...
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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

Special Report | How Vienna is Bidding to Become the new Home of the European Ba...

Following the Brexit vote, two EU agencies are poised to leave London. Amidst cutthroat competition, Vienna is a prime contenderAs the Brexit negotiations drag on, the do...
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The Illusionist Philipp Oberlohr can Read Your Mind, and he Knows You’re C...

Baffling and bewildering, illusionist Philipp Oberlohr knows everything about youAs I walked through the 16th district, I suddenly got a queasy feeling. I was on my way to The Game, ...
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Opinion | Will Austria’s new Government Find Friends in the “Right&#...

He did it. Sebastian Kurz, head of the conservative People’s Party (ÖVP), won the Austrian election. His shift to a more populist stance on immigration and the EU may have been decisive, and reflects...
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Special Report | The Austrian Election: A Soap Opera

On October 15, Austrians will head to the polls to elect a new parliament – in the most elaborate piece of theater the Alpine Republic has on offer It’s late September and posters of high drama, in vivid colors, suddenly appear all over Vienna. They show heroic poses and arcane tokens, heralding tales of intrigue […]
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