Maggie Childs

Margaret (Maggie) Childs is the CEO and Publisher of METROPOLE. Originally from New York, Vienna has been her home since high school. She is known for non-stop enthusiasm, talking too fast, inhaling coffee and being a board member of AustrianStartups, where she helps entrepreneurs internationalize. Follow her on Instagram @maggie_childs and twitter @mtmchilds.

Moving to Vienna

10 Pitfalls to Avoid When moving to Vienna Moving to a new city can be daunting, so we’ve assembled some words from the wise to help you avoid potential screw-ups and face-palms of nesting in the Austrian capital 1. Getting …

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Grafenegg festival

When: Annually Where: Grafenegg Campus More Info: Program and Tickets Right at the gateway to the scenic Wachau, the leafy grounds of picturesque castle Grafenegg provide an atmospheric backdrop for this renowned music festival, with concerts taking place in its …

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When: Annually, multiple dates Where: Kunsthistorisches Museum More Info: Museum-going can be a pretty stuffy experience. You’re not allowed to talk, and you have to be quiet and look at the art. Who wants to go to a museum …

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champagne ponies

Champagne and Ponies

Spectators visit the Austrian Polo Open to witness the breakneck game and get a glimpse of the fanciful hats that make up the sport’s international style