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Inside FABB – the Impact Hub’s Fashion Accelerator for Better Business

Alexis Eremia and Karin Granner have marshaled the Impact Hubs in Vienna and Amsterdam to focus on local, sustainable fashion brands.
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How Austrian Scientists are Fighting COVID-19

As nations around the world follow every twist and turn of the developing science to combat the coronavirus, Austrian researchers and companies could play a key role.

Vienna’s Ultimate Swimming Pool Guide

It will be a summer like no other. This year due to Corona, many Viennese will opt to spend a good part of their holiday in the city. Lucky for us, there are few better places for relaxing in the shade and swimming in pools or rivers than Vienna.

How to Shape Your CV to Land Your Next Dream Job in Vienna

Although the current situation is everything but easy on the labor market, things will certainly change again. Prepare now with the tips of our expert in recruiting.

The Sounds from Afar and Around

You’ve probably been to “Tschuschistan” and you didn’t even know it. There is no border and you don’t need a passport.But if you’ve eve...

Social Networks or Social Nightmares? | Panel Discussion With Roger McNamee

On Friday, 27 September 2019, Roger McNamee, Evgeny Morozov, Max Schrems and Shalini Randeria will be talking about Facebook and how it's changing our societies on the panel "Social Networks or Social Nightmares?" at the Vienna Humanities Festival.

How To… Become an Art Collector

The scene may feel like an impenetrable world from the outside. In truth, it’s within any art lover’s reach. The trick is knowing where to look – and how.

Someone’s Gotta Do It

Bins full of sorted junk, sewage, waste - and all that trash...For all cities, garbage is a fact of life that must be managed - but for Vienna, waste ...

How to…Play Games in Vienna

Forget the idea of Vienna as a big open-air museum. It's really one big playground.“Jackpot!” a young woman yells excitedly, after her boyfriend m...

Expatriate Games

The Austrian Football League has long been a European powerhouse, with little help needed from across the pond.Building a broad fan base for a non...

Austria’s Hidden Champions

Between 175 and 200 Austrian companies are considered to be hidden champions. That’s the highest density per capita in the world. These companies are ...

Banking for the People

In the first installment of our new series of how expats built their careers in Vienna, we talked to Maurizio Poletto, the designer behind E...

How to Grow Up in Vienna

Coming of age in Vienna can be frightening, freeing and exhilarating at the same time - just like growing up.Arriving in Vienna at 14 wa...

The Code Makers

Programmers are in high demand. Two Viennese are helping more women to close the digital gap.It’s going on 18:30, but the windows of the...

How To … Live Like A Real Viennese

Start with eating, end with drinking – and take in the Gemütlichkeit on the way.Coming from a chaotic, colorful and noisy part of Italy, a little ...

The Past as Future for Music in Vienna

In Japan, Vienna is the Ongaku no Miyako, “the capital of music,” and that’s where Mayu Kotari wanted to be. A pianist from Tokyo, Kotari has been liv...

Sports | Hit Me!

With more women getting involved in combat sports, we visited one of Vienna’s all-women gyms. The only man in the room has no arms, legs, hands, feet...

Get the Hang of Wiener Schmäh

Schmäh may not be the first thing you notice when you arrive in Vienna. But it comes up soon enough In school, for example: My children were astonish...

Jokes Aside | Vienna’s International Comedy Scene

Austria’s comedy scene gets some international flair as English language stand-up grows in Vienna Downstairs, the room is cozy but packed, the bare b...

Industry Next Door

Like the trams and trains produced by Siemens, manufacturing is still part of Vienna. Glowing sparks arc through the air as massive cranes transport ...

From Slaughterhouse to Lighthouse

Biomedical research in Vienna is revealing the secrets of life, as two research institutes make breakthroughs in cancer treatment. The announcement c...

Buy me a Forest

It’s not easy to buy woodlands in Austria. You need passion, roots in the local area and many millions. Cord Prinzhorn, the chief executive officer o...

How to… Visit a Factory in Vienna

See how Augarten porcelain is crafted, learn how to make chocolate pralines, and sample Schlumberger Sekt right at the source Walking through the Ott...

Where to Cycle in the Fall | Thermenradweg

Lower Austria's Thermenradweg bike path is an impressionist dream just south of ViennaWaterways tell stories that have touched generations. Sometim...

Renting Riddles

Housing in Vienna is relatively affordable, but figuring out what rent you actually ought to pay is surprisingly complicated.Property in Vienna ...

Affordable Luxury

For nearly a century, Vienna’s Gemeindebauten have gotten municipal housing projects right.Picture the clusters of typical multistoried apartmen...

The Boards that Mean Vienna’s World

Pursuing a career in acting, like most fields, requires perseverance and a strong belief in yourselfHave you ever wondered what it takes to beco...

Cricket in Austria | Searching for the Perfect Pitch

Cricket is everywhere in Austria – if you know where to look."Er spielt für uns!” (“He’s playing for us”) comes the ­repeated ­chirp ­from somew...

How to Keep a Dog in Vienna

Man’s best friend lives the good life in our city. It’s your job to get him trained, vaccinated and properly licensedGustl, a six-month old gold...

Our Local Finds This Summer

As summer hits a crescendo, we check out some intriguing new concepts, from quality pet food to alternative medicine and Japanese denim.IRON HEART...

A League of Their Own | Baseball in Vienna

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

The Rocky Road to Copa Cagrana

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

How to… Learn to Cook Viennese

Pull your own Apfelstrudel dough, make a perfect Wiener Schnitzel – passionate chefs offer tasting tours and сourses. Maybe you’ve come to love Aus...

How Vienna Moves It

Vienna has taken a lead in modern mobility solutions and public transports for decades. As pollution, congestion and the climate crisis become an ever...

Our Favorite Things | April 2018

A nod to simpler times, the weight of this brass beauty creates optimal weight for long writing, its gel roll design providing exceptionally e...

How to Get an Austrian Driver’s License

Feeling the urge to get out of town and hit the open road? It may be time to take the plunge and get legal.It had been snowing all night. Ski ...

Vienna Transport Museum | A Love Letter to the Tram

A love letter to the Straßenbahn, Vienna’s Transport Museum offers insight into commuter habits.Vienna has an ongoing love affair with its Straßen...

These are the Brands to Know In March 2018

Dress well and do good: Being an urban fashionista has never been this sustainable.STELLA McCARTNEY Paul McCartney’s daughter has decided that he...

Austria | Where to go and What to do

There’s so much the “Land of Mountains, Land of Rivers” – as the anthem proclaims – has to offer. We've picked some of the loveliest spots and coolest...

These are the Iconic Cars you Should Know

Some things never go out of style. These carmakers are getting great mileage out of banking on these classic designs.Volkswagen Chances are the V...

Beer and Soap | Our Local Finds for February

This February, we have some treats to warm you from the inside and outside – bath suds, hearty booze and a home away from home. Beer Lovers Right on...

Advertorial | Democratizing the Financial Markets

Everyone’s talking about blockchain – that mysterious new technology inherently linked to cryptocurrencies. The more it seeps into the public debate, ...
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