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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
package travel
As the Danube gets ready for the summer travel season, a new law is set to give travelers more rights and better information on their trips.So, you’re booking a vacation – let’s say your aim is to spend a few days at an adventure or holiday park and you book this first. The park’s website offers you a link...
restaurant bureaucracy
Austrians take food and drink seriously, so it comes as no surprise that opening a restaurant is not as easy as it sounds. Here’s how to do it.For the gourmet in search of Vienna’s newest gastronomical offerings, it can be hard to keep up – it seems every week, there is a new restaurant, bar or trendy coffee roaster...
drones in austria
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klimt woman 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 “The Woman in Gold”, a legendary portrait by great Secession artist Gustav Klimt, retold in the 2015 movie starring Helen Mirren.The painting, “Adele Bloch-Bauer I,” was a portrait of the 26-year-old daughter of Viennese banker Moritz Bauer, completed by...
voting
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 is the way to participate in the democratic process. In Austria, universal suffrage for men was introduced in 1907 and the country was one of the first in Europe to introduce women’s suffrage in 1918.The right to...
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