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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Lana Sharp

Lana Sharp is a contributor and jill-of-all-trades, who has been living in vienna for the past 8 years. She works as a stylist and writes Haikus on Instagram @goodmorninghuman. She has a one-eyed Persian rescue cat.
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How to Keep a pet in Vienna

Not without my pets! Vienna offers pet lovers everything a furry, scaled or feathered companion needsThe one-eyed Persian cat Guinevere is a former international traveler now living out her golden years in one of...
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How To Enhance Your Life with Viennese Design

You don’t need to be an artist’s muse to live like Alma Mahler. Vienna is bustling with design pieces that can turn your flat into a stylish GesamtkunstwerkYour tranquil urban island has seen better...
Alte Donau

Grätzl | The Alte Donau is the Spot for Cooling off Within the City...

Peppered with silver and black poplar trees casting welcome shadows, the shores of the Alte Donau (Old Danube) make it easy to forget that you’re only a few subway stops away from the 1st...
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How to Relax in Urban Vienna

Finding ways to take it easy in the city bustle can give you new strength in health and spiritIt’s Monday; you wake up to a leak in your kitchen and a panicked email from your...
St. Ulrich

Grätzl | Exploring Vienna’s St. Ulrich Neighborhood in the Hipster 7th District

St. Ulrich: Cradle of CoolOut of all the neighborhoods of the hip 7th district, St. Ulrich stands apart. A hub of local and expat intellectuals, creatives, and young entrepreneurs, the area wedged between Burggasse and...
Vulgar Fashion

Vulgar Fashion

The Belvedere’s Winterpalais takes a walk on fashion’s exquisite ugly side exploring vulgar fashionPlunging necklines, exposed straps, emblazoned logos: vulgarity is beauty’s tacky cousin. But what is vulgarity exactly – and who decides? Adam...

Scenes: No Costume, No Candy

Some holiday traditions are lost in translationStuck in the polyester tights of my questionably short Marie Antoinette costume, I contemplated if I had finally outgrown Halloween. My partner-in-crime, a very handsome skeletal gentleman, waited...

Digital Beasts and where to find them

6 hacks enabling the avid seeker to better indulge their Poké-habitAs you may have already noticed, our beautiful city has been overrun by an army of fantastic, invisible creatures. Citizens young and old have...
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All Grown Up and No Place to Go

Metropole’s party planning tips for the adult childJust because you’re a responsible “adult” doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t celebrate like a kid. Whether it’s for your birthday, graduation, bachelor/bachelorette party, or just any old...