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Michael Bernstein

American expat Michael Bernstein moved to Vienna in 2001, abandoning his previous career in arts administration. He is now a freelance writer, editor, translator and Internet Marketing consultant. He was a regular contributor to inventures.eu — an E-zine about the Austrian/CEE startup scene — and was Lead Editor for its 2015 Ventures Almanach. Photo: Visual Hub

The Draft Dodgers

An expat muses on the virtues of fresh air Before moving to Vienna in July 2001, I spent my final weeks in New York suffering through the withering heat and humidity typical of a Big...

A League of Their Own | Baseball in Vienna

Vienna’s baseball teams aim for the bleachers If you happen to be near the Lusthaus, at the southern end of the Prater Hauptallee on a sunny Saturday morning this summer, you might be surprised to...

Technology | Delivering New Solutions: The Last Mile Problem in the Age of E-commerce

In our age of e-commerce, it is the mobility of things that has become ever more important. Logistic companies aim to tackle the problem with new technologies. Since Darius the Great’s failed attempt to conquer...
St. Patrick's Day in Vienna

Here’s How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Vienna in 2018

St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in more places around the world than is any other national festival. Vienna is no exception! Whether or not you hail from the Emerald Isle, March 17th is the day...
digital revolution

Austrian Politics is Late to the Digital Revolution and it’s Changed the Election Game

Austrian politics is late to the digital revolution. Past electoral campaigns have typically focused on billboards and traditional media. But in the 2017 election, Americanization was on the rise. By Michael Bernstein with additional reporting by...
Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein and Vienna: A Complicated Relationship

Leonard Bernstein’s nephew explores the icon’s love for the city of Beethoven, Brahms and Mahler and how it helped him overcome Austria’s Nazi past. Mounted outside Vienna’s Konzerthaus entrance is a bronze plaque displaying the...
Thanksgiving Vienna

How to…Celebrate Thanksgiving in Vienna

Just because you're a long way from home doesn't mean you can't enjoy Thanksgiving right here in Vienna For many Americans, Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday. A time to reunite with one's family, without all...
Vienna capitals

Sport | Vienna Capitals: Vienna’s Ice Hockey Champions

Hockey may take a backseat to soccer and skiing in Austria, but don’t tell that to the Vienna Capitals and their loyal fans While famous as a winter sports powerhouse, Austria’s relationship to Eishockey can be...
being pregnant in Vienna

How to be Pregnant in Vienna

Your guide to being pregnant in Vienna, Austria – a great place to have a baby, but make sure you have your “MuKi” Having a child is one of life’s richest experiences. But for expectant...