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Saturday, April 21, 2018
Bermudadreieck Vienna
Ominously named after the mysterious navigational hazard that allegedly claims countless vessels in the Caribbean, Vienna’s Bermudadreieck (Bermuda Triangle) is an adventure, particularly on weekendsThe jocular nickname for the area between Schwedenplatz, Marc-Aurel-Strasse, Hoher Markt and Rabensteig was coined during the 1980s, based on tales of students and party animals who might disappear there for days and afterwards claim...
As the Euros draw to a close, Tom Middler reveals the winner of Metropole's trophy for Best Public Viewing in ViennaWell, well, well. The Euros are almost at an end. It has come down to one final clash between the plucky Portuguese and the free-scoring French. A nation’s euphoria hoping to roar les bleus over the line, with Cristiano...
dance vienna
This year, the dance floor can be yours. With these tips, you’ll have all the moves to wow the ball season crowdI’m sitting on a white, soft sofa in a changing room; next to me a guy is tying his black shoes, polished to a mirror shine. He’s embarrassed, but at the same time can’t hide a smile. We’re at the...
So you've been here for a while, but still aren't sure if you've truly integrated? If you answer yes to at least 6 things on this list, you've arrived. Congratulations.Your weekend begins at 3pm on a Friday afternoon. Actually, make that 2pm. You’ve walked down a street full of restaurants insisting there is nowhere to eat. You’re instantly skeptical of a colleague’s...
grätzl vienna neustift am walde
There’s no question: Vienna loves its wine and the traditions that go with it. And few areas of the city encapsulate Vienna’s enduring love for liquid cheer than sleepy, picturesque Neustift am Walde.Straddling the western outskirts of the 18th and 19th districts and near the Höhenstrasse, Vienna’s scenic Wienerwald thoroughfare, Neustift am Walde retains a distinct village ambiance, despite...
city guide vienna november 2017
A new collection of tips to discover! To advertise please contact ads@metropole.atARTMARK GALLERY VIENNA We present contemporary art from circa 1950 to the present day. Abstraction, a timeless vocabulary of color and form that incorporates the “space,” reduction and concentration on the essential and also concrete art all the way to minimalism are the main focus of the gallery. We present artists like Dora...
Vienna's Public transport
The “House Rules” of Vienna’s public transport system (Wiener Linien) are posted throughout every station train car and bus – in English, too. You’ve probably passed them by or seen them posted on a tram a hundred times, but have you ever stopped to actually read them? They might seem obvious to most passengers, but there remain a...
Austria gets tough on its southern borderAfter the tightening of asylum regulations – an upper limit of 35,000 asylum claims per year has been announced – the Austrian government is stepping up controls along the southern border. Beginning in mid-February, 13 border checkpoints in Styria, Carinthia, Tyrol and Burgenland will be more tightly controlled by border police and the...
vienna coffee house
Unsurprisingly for the city that introduced the beverage to the west, Vienna boasts a distinct coffee culture, epitomized by the Wiener Kaffeehaus, those bastions where locals socialize and read the paper for hours – often on a single cup.Traditionally, which establishment you frequented said a lot about you: politicians, actors and academics converged the Landtmann (conveniently within walking distance...
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