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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...

Check out Ali Rabbani’s Favorite Things | December/January 2017

If there is one bit of nostalgia that foreigners and tourists associate with Austria: It’s the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music, m...

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...

Brunching like its 1847: Enjoy the Finest Foods in the Historic Palais Todesco

In the ornate Palais Todesco, right across from the Vienna State Opera, Gerstner hosts a Viennese Sunday brunch that will wow visitors and locals alik...

Bermudadreieck | History and Hard Drinking

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

Profile I Children’s Book Author Thomas Brezina

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

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“A...

Profile I Founder of Supersense Florian Kaps

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

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. Sen...

Pleased as Punch

‘tis the season to drink outdoors at Vienna’s ChristkindlmärkteTraditions can be tricky; not everything our ancestors di...
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