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July/August 2017

The Science Behind Homesickness

Previously dismissed as a sign of immaturity, homesickness is now seen by researchers as playing a vital evolutionary role.All it takes is the b...

Alte Donau | The Coolest Spot in Town

Peppered with silver and black poplar trees casting welcome shadows, the shores of the Old Danube make it easy to forget that you’re only a few subway stops away from the 1st district.

The Science Behind Homesickness

Previously dismissed as a sign of immaturity, homesickness is now seen by researchers as playing a vital evolutionary role.All it takes is the b...

From our Readers | July/August 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 an e...

Advertorial | Urban Massage Comes to Vienna

The massage that comes to you, lets you de-stress in the comfort of you own homeOutside of a hotel, I didn’t think you could book a massage fo...

Woman: The Mumok Revisits the Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s

Showcasing photos, videos and performance pieces from the feminist avant-garde of the 1970s, this exhibition at the Mumok is fascinating - and more re...

Summer at Schloss Grafenegg, Where Classical Music Meets the Outdoors

Outdoor concerts at Schloß Grafenegg are the perfect setting for an ambrosial sound experienceMy first summer job as a teenager was ushering at ...

How to Stay Close in Long-Distance Relationships

Long-distance relationships are living proof that love is not just physical. I can feel you next to me even when you’re thousands of miles away.” – Pa...

This Year’s Vienna Biennale Delves into the Robot Revolution

The Vienna Biennale explores the disruptions and innovations affecting the world of work as we know itTo live and work with robots is not a scie...

Last Word | July/August 2017 | Hatschen

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...

Austrian aid Helps Kosovo get Back on its Feet

Europe’s youngest country has had a tough start to its hard-won independence, but projects backed by Austria are helping bring hope to the west Balkan...

Profile | Travel Manager Liesbet Vandebroek Debunks Myths About Belgium

Going to unfamiliar places can be daunting. We spoke to a youth hostel manager, an explorer turned Airbnb host, a flight attendant and a tourism board...

A Universe of Dance Emerges at the ImPulsTanz Festival 2017

At ImPulsTanz, the floor can be yours. At Vienna's festival for contemporary dance, watch productions from all over the world or take a chance to perf...

Special Report | The Post-Partisan Politics of Sebastian Kurz

The ascent of Austria’s 30-year-old Foreign Minister marks a dramatic departure in the country’s politics, reflecting an important shift across Europe...

Borderless Fashion

In any given moment a corner of Vienna can transport you to other urban landscapes, revealing this city's soul and versatility. For our travel issue ...

Unlikely Wanderlust and the Austrian Appetite for Adventure

Exploring the Austrians’ love for travelingIn early 2009, five months pregnant, I listened in astonishment as my Austrian guy announced he neede...

Opinion | Now? Forever?

With visitor numbers at an all time high, the Vienna Tourist Board rethinks the City’s image.Locals may not have noticed, but Vienna’s got a new...

What Austrian Media Wrote About in June 2017

A quick-and-dirty synopsis of last month’s Austrian headlines.Construction Takes Over the Gürtel Throughout the summer large-scale constructi...

Take this Waltz – and Don’t Forget to Flush

Somewhere in a public restroom, Austrian culture shoots itself in the musical foot.Karlsplatz station is a bustling public transportation hub in...
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