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Your Rights as a Guest

“Keine Haftung für Garderobe” – “No liability for wardrobe.” This sentence is everywhere if you are out on the town. But is it actually possible to evade liability for lost or damaged items belonging to a guest?

Everything You Need to Know About Trademarking in Design

What’s in a name? It is not sleeve, nor pant leg, nor button... How brands distinguish quality and set fashion makers apart. Designers beware, make sure to take trademarking seriously.

Is Vienna a Fashion Capital? Not Yet.

Once a burgeoning capital of fashion, Vienna lost its design industry with the Jews who supported it and has struggled in the decades since. But the next chapter may be different.

Hometown Explorers

As travel restrictions eviscerate Vienna’s hospitality sector, the city’s tour guides show locals the oddities, hidden spots and secrets of the city they call home.

Sisters and Business Partners

At the Viennese label Kids of the Diaspora, founders Leni Charles and Cherrellone do everything together – even motherhood – creating a space where everyone belongs.

How COVID-19 Affects Rent, Memberships & Data Protection

COVID-19 poses a major challenge to all, raising questions about rent payments, the assessment of (unfulfillable) supply contracts, lower franchise fees and why data protection should not be neglected even during a pandemic.

Vienna’s Ultimate Swimming Pool Guide

It will be a summer like no other. This year due to Corona, many Viennese will opt to spend a good part of their holiday in the city. Lucky for us, there are few better places for relaxing in the shade and swimming in pools or rivers than Vienna.

Donauinsel | Vienna’s Leisure Island

Regardless of how many livability surveys Vienna tops, our beloved city has one glaring deficiency that it will never fix: The nearest ocean beach is hundreds of kilometers away.

Altes AKH |Forever a Student at the Vienna Commons

Wandering around the diverse and historic campus of Austria’s largest and best-known academic institution is compelling even if you are no longer a student

The Law in the Time of Corona

The SARS-CoV-2 virus poses a major challenge both to companies and individuals. A Vienna-based lawyer and data protection experts gives insights into ramifications in law.

Seestadt Aspern | The New Frontier

Despite a direct subway connection, getting to Seestadt Aspern is quite a trek: starting from Karlsplatz on the U2, you’ll pass the national stadium i...

What’s Your U-Bahn Type?

Fifty years ago, construction started on Vienna’s subway network. The Wiener Linien celebrate the joyous occasion with perfumed wagons, a refurbished ...

Böhmischer Prater | The Fairytale Road

A whistle blares unmistakably through the bushes and shrubs. The little train is ready to depart. “Einsteigen bitte!” (All aboard!) says an au...

Schützenhaus | A Lock on Tradition

Dedicated to the cuisine of imperial times, to Otto Wagner Schützenhaus is steeped in history. The legendary architect Otto Wagner shaped modern Vi...

Expatriate Games

The Austrian Football League has long been a European powerhouse, with little help needed from across the pond. Building a broad fan base for a non...

Westbahnstraße | West Side Story

Vienna may not be quite as hip as Berlin – though not from lack of trying, as anyone who’s been to Westbahnstraße in the 7th district can attest.

Yori | Korean Debuts & Homecomings

In Yori authentic Korean cuisine takes the stage in Vienna as a veteran proudly looks on. One of my earliest memories as a child is making specia...

9 things to Do on Valentine’s Day in Vienna

Puns intended: Spot the six cheesy puns in the article! Whether you are single or in a relationship, Valentine’s day can be stressful – unless you'...

Night at the Museum

The Mystery Makers challenge you to experience the KHM in a different light. Behind the ornate facade of Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum (KHM), a...

Say Grace! Casual Fine Dining

The Anglo-Austrian couple of Oliver and Petra Lucas offers seasonal casual fine dining. “When Grace is open, I’m in the house,” said UK-born chef/o...

Honu Tiki Bowls | Light & Bright

Honu Tiki Bowls serves fresh, healthy Hawaiian-inspired bowls with regional ingredients. Only open since June, Vienna’s first Hawaiian bistro, Honu...

Secret Vienna | December 2018

Vienna  is  a  city  full  of  stories,  secrets and  hidden  treasures.  Like an open-air museum,  the  city  is  full of  endless  attractions  one ...

Taubenkobel | Doves & Decoys

The award-winning restaurant Taubenkobel lures you to its Vienna popup – and with good reason Despite its off-the-beaten-track location in Schützen...

Brunnenmarkt | United We Eat

While Vienna’s inner districts will never lose their allure, Brunnenmarkt and its vibrant surroundings can offer an edgier alternative, providing a compelling and stimulating model of integration.

Wienerberg | Working-Class Playground

On a late summer afternoon, a man pushes a cooler across the dirt paths around the Wienerberg pond, selling cold beer for €2 a can to visitors of this...

Vienna Legal | Incorporating in Austria

Austrian law offers a number of options for establishing a business here. The legislative jungle can be quite confusing, so here’s a brief overview A...

10 Things We Love Right Now

Here are ten of our favourite products to guide your next shopping spree. ORAL B GENIUS 9000 This ingenious toothbrush uses facial recognition tec...

Explore Glorious Ukraine

Europe’s second-largest country flaunts the blue of its skies and the golden fields of wheat in its flag – but Ukraine has so much more to offer. ...

Local Finds | Architecture

Whether it’s with handmade leather crafts, a hot new fashion emporium or tiny houses for everyone, this month’s local finds make it easy to express yo...

Thermenradweg | Where to Cycle in the Fall

Lower Austria's Thermenradweg bike path is an impressionist dream just south of Vienna Waterways tell stories that have touched generations. Someti...

Our Pick for the Best Beer in Vienna

Intensive Care: The Delirium Café brings a bit of Belgian cheer to Vienna’s lager-battered heart. No matter the month or temperature, it’s always...

Altlerchenfeld | Laying Low, Living Large

If Goldilocks had to choose a neighborhood in Vienna, it might be Altlerchenfeld. Laidback yet central, this neighborhood strikes the perfect balanc...

A Tale of Two Sisters

Follow big and little sister on a break-in! The destination: Artist Hannes Mlenik’s Arch in the Vienna Prater Ateliers. Once inside, the sisters con...

Lainzer Tiergarten | Where the Wild Things Are

As hard as it is to find solitude in a city of almost two million, it’s far from impossible: at the Lainzer Tiergarten nature preserve in the 13th and...

Cottageviertel| Imperial Suburbia

by Anastasia Gromontova & Binu Starnegg The lure of suburbia, with its promise of the tranquility of country life within city limits, is a strong...

12 Things We Love Right Now

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Gumpendorf | Bohemian Rhapsody

As dawn breaks in Gumpendorf, you can observe two very different types of early morning creatures: You might catch bearded barroom revolutionaries stu...

Vienna Legal | The Lady in Gold

Great art has the power of legend. So it’s perhaps not surprising that one of the most spectacular legal disputes in post-war Austria was over the “Th...

Your Right to Vote in Austria

In Austria, you can vote at 16 and don’t need to register. For some elections, EU citizens can vote too. In democracies, a citizen’s right to vote ...
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