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 in the Prater, a shopping mall, a highway, the Danube and finally, an endless array of cornfields, eventually wondering if you’re still in Vienna. The woman next to me is asleep […]
He lies there in silence, motion-, and emotionless. Eyes wide open, staring into the distance while a seemingly endless stream of silvery water flows out of his mouth into a small lake under his glistening chin. He’s called The Giant, a disembodied head made from earth, grass and Swarovski crystals. Since 1995, he has been Tyrol’s […]
Some of the best players in the world to compete for $600,000 in prize money.
Fifty years ago, construction started on Vienna’s subway network. The Wiener Linien celebrate the joyous occasion with perfumed wagons, a refurbished U4, and a video straight out of the 80s.We celebrate with a quiz that tells you your U-Bahn type...