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Saturday, October 20, 2018
Easter markets in Vienna
There are nearly as many Easter markets in Vienna as there are during Christmas Advent. Enjoy the warmer weather, an atmosphere with (almost) as much kitsch, handmade crafts, delicious treats and fun for the whole family at these locations (eggs mark the spot)!   The Easter market in front of Schönbrunn Palace is at the top of most people’s list. The...
students guide
Studying in Vienna? Put That Student ID to Good Use! With this many student deals and discounts available in Vienna, it’s perhaps no surprise that Austrians take their sweet time studying. (The average age for receiving your first degree is currently at 24.6!) To help you separate the best from the rest, we've scoured the internet and compiled the ones...
With the resurgence of vinyl going global, the City of Music finds itself punching far above its weight with a thriving record store culture As the rich tones of analog audio stage an unexpected comeback, so do record stores, with both established and new shops beckoning to the discerning explorer. Catering to crate diggers and metal heads, jazz cats and...
Making your stay as a non-EU citizen to Vienna long-term is a big step, with plenty of paperwork attached. But if you plan ahead, you‘ll have your ticket to the good life Vienna residents enjoy. So, you have fallen in love with Vienna. No surprises there; the enviable quality of life, and the Gemütlichkeit, that oh-so-Viennese term for slowing down,...
Most people who make their way to Vienna covet romanticized visions of sipping coffee at Freud’s cafe or savoring a taste of the renowned Sacher Torte; tourists willingly endure the wait times to tour Mozart's house and stand for selfies in front of the famous Opera house. Undoubtedly, Vienna is loved for its plethora of celebrated tourist destinations. But...
Expanding Your Circle of Friends as an Expat in Vienna If you've been living in Vienna as an expat for quite some time, you might've noticed that the Viennese people aren’t particularly fond of meeting other people. In fact, according to German Language Center Vienna, most Viennese seldom entertain small talk, let alone have conversations about personal matters. But for new...
Vienna’s famed forest brings the pleasures of the wild within reach “Blimey!” exclaimed Iain, a seasoned hill runner from Scotland. “Incredible that there are such steep hills so close to Vienna,” he said as we scrambled up a merciless shortcut. Starting out from Mödling, just a few stops on the S-Bahn commuter train from the city center, we had walked...
St. Patrick's Day in Vienna
St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in more places around the world than is any other national festival. Vienna is no exception! Whether or not you hail from the Emerald Isle, March 17th is the day to celebrate all-things-Irish by wearing green, sporting a shamrock (a three-leaf clover) and, yes, drinking lots of whiskey, beer or cider. Honoring Ireland's patron saint, who...
Vintage Frameshore
For this issue, we chose two shops that will give your home some nostalgic air, and if you haven’t settled yet, there’s a new place called Oliver that makes feeling at home a cinch. OLIVER* To feel like you’ve arrived in a new city, the main thing is to feel at home there. At Oliver the apartments and studios are designed...
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