What time do you normally get up? Austrian’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz recently made some controversial comments amid the ongoing discussion on welfare reform, drawing ire for the following sentence: “I don’t consider it a healthy development, when f...
German Crash Course For your child between the age of 2 and 10! Dear Metropolitans, We are giving away one free German crash course for one child between the age of 2 and 10. Growing up multilingual in a foreign country can be re...
Same-sex marriage in austria
2019 was supposed to be the year for Austria to put an end to LGBTQ discrimination. However, they now seem to be facing new restrictions and bans with regards to same-sex marriage. The year started out fairly promising for same-sex couples. On Jan...
bicycle
New rules for cyclists have been in force since April 1st as a result of the 30th amendment to Austria’s Road Traffic Regulations (StVO) Riding your bike in Vienna is an easy way to get around, with a grand total of 1,379 kilometers within the cit...
Because Hungary’s Lex CEU forbids Central European University (CEU) to accept new students after January 1, 2019, CEU says, it is forced to announce that it will launch all U.S.-accredited degree programs in Vienna in September 2019. CEU is making...
Regardless of Brexit, British citizens living in Austria may participate in the European elections in May, the Interior Ministry confirmed. Estimating the number between 500 and 1,000, voting rights expert Robert Stein of the Interior Ministry conf...
brexit
Austrians devise New European Order to appease Westminster After recently rejecting a whopping eight Brexit options, including May’s deal, no deal, staying in a customs union, a second referendum and outright cancellation, the British Parliament h...
On October 9, an Austrian judge hands down a controversial verdict. A young woman, called Sigrid Maurer, has to pay €4,000 to Albert Lastufka, the owner of a craft beer shop. The allegations: defamation. But what happened and why are so many Austrian...
vincent van gogh
Julian Schnabel and Willem Dafoe bring the final years of Vincent van Gogh to life. Painting’s appeal is ethereal; the very best works move you, yet it’s difficult to pin down why. You can try analyzing techniques, perspective and optical theories...
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