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Wednesday, June 20, 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 tripFlight Attendant, Austrian AirlinesEver since she was a little girl,...
MAK director Christoph Thun-Hohenstein on the resonance of objects, digital humanism and how we can design our way out of the singularityEvery 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...
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 AlpsDespite 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...
Whether it’s the official “I do”, or playing games with gender and sexuality, her life’s work celebrates love, sexuality and femininityIngrid 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...
We’ve all had the nightmare: You’re on stage in a dark theater in front of a packed house; the lights go up and suddenly you realize, you have no idea what you’re supposed to say... For Jim Libby, this is not a nightmare, it’s reality: For the last 20 years,...
They say it takes a village, but making Vienna shine as one of the most eco-friendly cities worldwide takes all sorts: we spoke to an urban gardener, a corporate eco-advocate, a street cleaner and an environmental activist.By Doina Boev & Benjamin WolfGerhard PauliGardener at the MA 42 Vienna Parks &...
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