June 2018

8 Things To Do In Hungary

Wedged between the peaks of the Carpathian Mountains and the rivers Tisza and Danube, Hungary is a land of wide plains, spicy paprika and fiery music....

A League of Their Own | Baseball in Vienna

Vienna’s baseball teams aim for the bleachers If you happen to be near the Lusthaus, at the southern end of the Prater Hauptallee on a sunny Satu...

The Marshall Plan | 70 Years of US-Austrian Relations

As America turns inward, the enormously ambitious program once described as the “most enligthened self-interest in history” has a positive impact stil...

The Rocky Road to Copa Cagrana

After winning a lengthy lawsuit, the city is finally revamping the infamous Copa Cagrana Vienna’s relationship with the Danube is an ongoing love...

Restrained Young Lovers in On Chesil Beach

Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle are two lovers brought down by repressive times. A decade after starring in Atonement and getting an Academy Award ...

Promised Land | America’s “Fat Elvis” Period

For director Eugene Jarecki, “Fat Elvis” is a metaphor for a country in crisis. If you watch Promised Land expecting a pleasant two-hour feature ...

Our Top 5 Picks to Stream in June

There’s so much good television on streaming websites, to say nothing of the films. It’s impossible to keep track of what is worth your while. And wh...

Cottageviertel| Imperial Suburbia

by Anastasia Gromontova & Binu Starnegg The lure of suburbia, with its promise of the tranquility of country life within city limits, is a strong...

12 Things We Love Right Now

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This Cruise Captain Has Traversed the Danube Over 500 Times

An interview with Jan de Bruijn, Captain, AMA Waterways “When I was first sailing on the Danube, the rules were not necessarily followed. Maybe it ...

Expat’s Voice | To Your Health!

For newcomers, Austrians can take some getting used to. But if you’re planning to get sick, Austria is the place to be. Let’s be honest; if you’r...

The Last Word | Transdanubien

Noun. Lit. Transdanubia, a popular nickname for the two Viennese districts beyond the Danube, the 21st (Floridsdorf) and 22nd (Donaustadt). Generally ...

Servas, Michi!

After a quarter century, Vienna’s popular Mayor Michael Häupl leaves behind a city more prosperous, international and innovative – yet still humane. T...

An Interview with Danube Ferry Owner Johannes Klos

An interview with Johannes Klos, owner of Danube Roll Ferry “The ferry is something special. It’s something you don’t see or experience every day.”...
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