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December/January 2017/2018

Should the Viennese Really Take that Much Pride in Being Unfriendly?

No one can say Vienna is a sore loser. After Austrian media picked up the Expat Insider study’s City Index ranking Vienna the second least friendly city for expats, the “news” spread like wildfire.

Nostalgia, The Seductive Liar

We retreat into nostalgia for comfort, for the feeling of being in a time period that is better than the present. We project meaning, romance and...

Last Word | December/January 2017 | Bassena

To be truly integrated in Vienna there are certain terms no dictionary or Deutschkurs will properly explain. But you’re no stranger, so here’s this mo...

Bermudadreieck | History and Hard Drinking

Ominously named after the mysterious navigational hazard that allegedly claims countless vessels in the Caribbean, Vienna’s Bermudadreieck (Bermud...

Profile | Wien Museum Director Matti Bunzl

We talked to four guardians of our collective consciousness in the world of photography, hospitality, urban history and children’s books...

From our Readers | December/January 2017

Many thanks for your thoughts, ideas and insights! If you have something to say about Vienna or a story you read here, tell us all about it. Send a...

Pleased as Punch

‘tis the season to drink outdoors at Vienna’s Christkindlmärkte Traditions can be tricky; not everything our ancestors did is worth keep...
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