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Love During COVID-19 – Closed Borders Between Austria and Germany Can’t Stop Couples

On March 16, 2020, European politicians closed internal EU borders to stop the spread of the coronavirus. It was more than a formality: this massive restriction on interpersonal relationships did not go over easily.

Same But Different – How Austrian German Compares to German German

Germany and Austria share many of the same values, and much culture and history. Yet, in spite (or possibly because) of that, the little brother staunchly holds on to a distinct cultural identity – most notably in language, which can sometimes make communication

Where to Buy German ‘Mett’ in Vienna

When I make the case for 'Mett' to my Austrian friends, I’m usually met with raised eyebrows and disgruntled faces. While they seem to question my mental health, I promise 'Mett' is worth a try. Thus, I ventured fourth on a quest for 'Mett' in Vienna.

Being German in Vienna

Community Lead Vera Gasber introduces Vienna's German community, the largest immigrant group in the city, and the star of this month's 'Home is Where the Herz Is' issue.

Meet Karola Kraus, the German Directing Vienna’s Mumok

Kraus sets her sights on educating audiences and widening the platform for women in the Austrian art world. In some ways, being German helped.