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Friday, December 14, 2018
Austrian Marion Payr talked to editor-in-chief Margaret Childs on the evolving world of social media, trends in travel and why Vienna is the best city to come home to. Marion Payr has one of the most followed Instagram accounts in Austria and belongs to the tiny group of “influencers” (social...
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 manager to find out how they help you make the most of your trip Flight Attendant, Austrian Airlines Ever since she was a little girl,...
We asked the U.K. Ambassador to Austria, Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque, to tell us what differences she sees between British and Austrian views on privacy.   19 January 2016 Dear Metropole, ensuring we can both protect our privacy and keep our countries safe is a challenge the UK, Austria and many other nations...
The head of Austria’s Public Employment Service (AMS), Johannes Kopf on the Chancellor’s Plan A employment ideas and why careers are like trees “There are lots of areas of work that are interesting, more than we think,” Johannes Kopf tells me, almost in a whisper. “And a lot of things...
The adventures of a flatlander surviving in the Alps Despite the 6 a.m. train, we planned to hit the slopes the moment we arrived in Oberndorf in Tirol five hours later. The excitement of a ski trip is palpable and quite contagious; even beginners can look forward to a few...
MAK director Christoph Thun-Hohenstein on the resonance of objects, digital humanism and how we can design our way out of the singularity Every day, as the sun rises over the rooftops of the Ringstrasse, the red brick building across from Stubentor comes alive. The façade of the Museum für angewandte...
Head of the Standesamt Landstraße, the woman who has overseen countless international weddings never tires of love stories Franziska Waldmann, Head of the Standesamt Wien Landstraße Couples who get married here have come to celebrate their love  – this overwhelming feeling that they have for each other. In the 15 years Franziska Waldmann, 35,...
She gets high on people daring to say “I do”. This bubbly expat has dedicated her livelihood to capturing celebrations of love Michelle Mock, Wedding Photographer “When they’re saying their vows, I still get a little choked up. It’s two who have found each other in a world of so many people, saying ‘I do,’ come hell...
Whether it’s the official “I do”, or playing games with gender and sexuality, her life’s work celebrates love, sexuality and femininity Ingrid Mack, Founder and Owner of Liebenswert   Just like eating and drinking, love and sex are basic human needs – without them, we would die. Ingrid Mack likes to deal with her...
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