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Friday, January 19, 2018
Vienna's Best second-hand shops
Live – and dress – in the past.Often underappreciated when it comes to fashion, Vienna has found it somewhat difficult to stand out from the crowd and be noticed, perennially living in the shadows of its stylish neighbors Milan and Paris. However, this glamorous city has a rich, stylish history, remaining mysterious and ever so chic by flying just...
shopping on Sundays
While Austrian law requires most stores in Vienna to lock their doors on Sundays and holidays, there are a few exceptions allowed. Souvenir shops and confectioners are allowed to open for business, as well as food markets and some stores at the major train stations and the airport. If you really need a new pair of Adidas and can’t wait...
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,...
Nothing in life is certain except death, taxes and eventually hearing the words “Fahrscheine bitteee!” (Tickets, please!) while travelling on Vienna’s Public Transit. Encounters with the Schwarzkappler (Ticket collectors, lit. “black caps”), are rare, but that just contributes to their notoriety: you can ride the city’s Strassenbahnen for years without ever seeing one, yet they lurk just beneath the...
Moving to a new city can be daunting, so we’ve assembled some words from the wise to help you avoid potential screw-ups and face-palms of nesting in the Austrian capital 1. Getting stuck in the expat bubbleWith its thriving international scene, Vienna has an abundance of clubs and Facebook groups for sorts of expats. While these resources can be invaluable,...
Drinking at home is so yesterday. Plus, as mild summer evenings are too valuable to be spent indoors, why not take advantage of Austria’s permissive (or rather, barely existent) drinking laws and move your party outside? We’ve got some suggestions you can easily get to and from by foot or public transport.1. BurggartenIn the city center (and close to...
yugoslavian community
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Expanding Your Circle of Friends as an Expat in ViennaIf 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 rent prices
A recent study shows how much space $1,500 per month will get you in the world’s best citiesIn a recent study, the online renting platform Rent Café declared Vienna the third most affordable city in the EU and the seventh in the World.Last year, they examined how much space you can rent in the 30 most “magnetic” cities around...
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