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April 2016

On Sale: Kid’s Fashion – Small but Sophisticated

Where cosmopolitan kids can get the garb they need to shine no matter where life takes them Besides being multilingual and quick to adapt, international kids develop a varied fashion sense. Whether you have a young dandy, sporting a blazer to elementary school, a skater-girl with striped tights and an ice-hockey jersey, a hipster with […]
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Pötzleinsdorf | Into the Woods

When I first strolled under the lush canopies of the Vienna Woods, described in the pages of Elfriede Jelinek’s The Piano Teacher, I never imagined I ...

On the Menu: Kitch – Pizza for the Urban Gourmet

The new downtown hotspot Kitch serves up pimped Neapolitan with industrial chicThe neon signage and bare-brick interior don’t scream pizzeria. T...

Cover Story: Growing Global – Third-Culture Kids

For third-culture kids, international schools around the world become an important but temporary extended familyYou can hear them on the subway,...

How to…Keep your culture

Being an expat in Vienna doesn't necessarily mean turning your back on all things homeOften, it isn’t until you live outside your native land th...

Letters to the Editor – April

We’ve been getting great feedback from our readers over social media. Thanks very much for your thoughts, ideas and insights, and make sure to like u...

Editor’s Letter – April

Generation everywhereMost of us at METROPOLE were third culture kids (TCKs). Maybe we still are, but nowadays that’s nothing special. Authoriti...

Editorial: Let’s Take This Outside

April is the cruelest month according to T.S.Eliot, but he’d obviously never been to Vienna, at least not in the spring.Although March 1 is the ea...

Profiles: Cultural Quilt

For these international families, being multicultural brings benefits well worth the effort. While children find their footing in their adopted land, ...

On Stage: The English Lovers – Improv

For this Vienna-based improvisation group, there is no such thing as mistakes Starting as a reading group in 1997 and moving progressively towards al...

On Music: Cool Britannia

The Radiokulturhaus introduces Britain’s post-jazz sceneAttracting a plethora of talent, London has long boasted a lively jazz scene, with many ...

On Tonight: Kleinod – Rough Gem in the First District

Dark, trendy and with an unerring eye for quality, Kleinod is a barman’s barA soft golden light glows from behind the dark paneling, bouncing on...

On Stage: Hello/Goodbye

This romantic comedy of beginnings and endings challenges believabilityDebuting on the continent after selling out its initial run at the Hampst...

Business & Career: Robotics for Children – Easy as ABC

Viennese startup Robo Technologies turns children, or anyone, into robotics engineersImagine your child playing with blocks, snapping them tog...

International: OSCE Vienna – Soft Power At Work

Born in the chilliest era of the Cold War, Vienna's OSCE fosters common-sense cooperation between people of good will“What we do is soft power,”...

Ask The Expert: Helping Your Children Integrate

Q: How can my child best learn our host country’s language?A: I asked Zwetelina Ortega, a language consultant dealing with this potentially ...

The Last Word: Aodhan Kirkham-Healey

Meet our youngest fan – Aodhan Kirkham-Healey: Age six, Belgium born, raised in Canada and now a budding hipster Wiener dedicated to learning German a...

Book Review: Language Shock

Understanding requires much more than merely speaking the same language. It’s the culture that matters.In a Viennese café: you’ve found a table,...

Op-ed: In Brexit, We All Lose

Britain, our role model in language, constitutional law, education and business, would gradually feel farther and farther awayI want to encourag...

Editorial: Rediscovering Statesmanship

Austrian leaders took some risks – and a lot of criticism – to start the diplomatic conversationAs I write this Brussels is still smoldering fro...

Danny Kim shares a recipe from Modern Korean

Fusing Korean and European cuisine is a natural fitEven Beef Tartare, a quintessential European dish, is served here with Korean chili sauce, pumpk...