Ross Ludlam

Ross is a literature grad and author of a wildly unsuccessful novel. When not deep in books or cups, he can be found meditatively making coffee, or running in the deepest, darkest tracts of the Wienerwald.
Editorial when in winterland

Opinion | When in Winterland

We’re now well into winter. The last cinnamon breath of Christmas is a distant memory, and the glimmering promise of spring is still too distant to cling to Though the grey days are getting gradually...

Two’s Company – Steinthal

Steinthal’s stripped-back dishes showcase the best of local produceDaniel Steiner and Benjamin Wieselthaler are inseparable – “there hasn’t been more than a day or two in the last five years tha...
vienna balls

This Year, Take Vienna by the Balls

The dust has settled from the New Year’s fireworks. Now Vienna looks forward to its famous ball season. Whether you’re a seasoned ball-goer or haven’t the foggiest about what it’s all about, Metropole has you covered with tips and advice. In a world that trips and stumbles trying to keep up with its own dizzying […]
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smart town

Be Smart About Town

A smartphone can be anything from a useful tool to a constant nag. Just don’t gawk at the screen while crossing the Gürtel and it can do much to improve your Vienna experienceUpdating Maslow’s...

Editorial: Let’s Take This Outside

April is the cruelest month according to T.S.Eliot, but he’d obviously never been to Vienna, at least not in the spring. Although March 1 is the earliest official date to roll out the sidewalk cafe seating, the Schanigärten, it’s in April that they really start to unfurl onto the city streets, like the carpets of […]
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