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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Claudia Paccosi

Claudia Paccosi is half Italian and half Austrian, studied in Rome and was a journalist for Storyful in Dublin. She loves to see almost everything under a poetic veil, that's why she moved to Vienna, where she can learn to dance Walzer and experience its cold snowy winter.

How to… Visit a Factory in Vienna

See how Augarten porcelain is crafted, learn how to make chocolate pralines, and sample Schlumberger Sekt right at the source Walking through the Ottakringer brewery rooms wreathed in the rich smells of fermentation, you learn how the...

How to… Enjoy the Danube!

From sports on its shores to a Hugo on the canal, the Danube is much more than Vienna’s Riviera by Claudia Paccosi & Dardis McNamee Austro-pop singer-songwriter Rainhard Fendrich had a gift for capturing the tone...

A Delightful Dinner by the Danube

The Marina Restaurant combines Austrian culinary variations and Mediterranean flavors with an unbeatable view and a refreshing breeze As the days grow longer and the nights warmer, Vienna residents traditionally flock to the water. There...

How to… Learn to Cook Viennese

Pull your own Apfelstrudel dough, make a perfect Wiener Schnitzel – passionate chefs offer tasting tours and сourses. Maybe you’ve come to love Austrian specialties, ordering Frittatensuppe (clear broth with strips of Palatschinken, a type...
vienna books libraries

How to use Vienna’s Library System

With countless books and manuscripts collected over centuries, Vienna has a lot to offer bookworms. There can be magic in a library: illuminated by the suffused glow of shaded lamps, entire walls of infinite shelves...
vienna ball

5 High Points of Vienna’s Ball Season

I moved to Vienna from warm, sunny Italy for many different reasons, but the most charming by far is ball season. There are few things as magical as wearing a long taffeta dress and floating...

Baroque Star

Rubens – The Power of Transformation shows a master channeling the past to create something entirely original. Enormously productive, Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), was and still is a star of the art world. But to...
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Joseph Brot is Bringing the Bagel Back to its Hometown

Producing handmade organically sourced bagels the traditional way is a labor of love: It takes three days just to make the dough and another four to give them that satisfying crunch while keeping the...
Polaroid project

The Westlicht Explores Polaroids in What Might be Their Final Exhibit

Predating Instagram by several decades, Polaroid’s instant photographs were a hit from the mid-20th century up to the digital revolution, fitting all darkroom procedures inside the camera and promising the “60-second excitement.” While never displacing...