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  Often appreciation is just a question of perspective. As a high school student in Vienna, I spent warm afternoons riding my bike down the Prater Hauptallee, all the way to the Lusthaus and back, or sitting with friends on the cool grass of Heldenplatz, with the Hofburg palace as our backdrop. No matter the […]
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Police Horse
Check out this month's odd and outrageous news stories! Used Kitchen Ad Comes with Mysogonist Quip. Viennese humor can easily be lost on non-German speakers, but in the case of this not-so-classy classified, the intentions of its author weren’t qui...
Wiener Prater
Vienna is the most liveable city in the world! The Austrian capital tops the global EIU survey, taking the crown from seven-year champion Melbourne. Austria? Australia? It’s all the same, not just to many English-speakers, but also to the analysts of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). No fewer than three Australian cities (Melbourne, Sidney, Adelaide) […]
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Verb. To get worked up; to make a mountain out of a molehill; to pump up one’s (probably) already over-inflated ego and exaggerate one’s importance; to make a big deal out of something rather insignificant. Lit. to “poodle up”; anyone who’s seen how ...
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 email to office@metropole.at. To the editor, (In response to “Up & Down the Danube,” MET 28, ...
At 14, I joined the ranks of the Viennese pet-owning public when – for a brief stint of six weeks – I adopted an adorable short-haired black and white puppy named Kuro. My after-school bike rides through the Prater were replaced with frenzied dog walks and many repetitions of the words “Sitz!” “Fuss!” and “Aus!” […]
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