vienna city
Imagine you are planning a dinner party in your home, your city. A mix of people coming together to spend time with each other. Your job, as the host, is to create a setting that is both pleasing and stimulating, one where each of your gues...
figures outside of the convention
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 managed to roll three cherries at the Mankomania casino. Her passionate outburst isn’t over her beloved’s proceeds though: In this board game, players are competing over who can lose their money the […]
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danube
From sports on its shores to a Hugo on the canal, the Danube is much more than Vienna’s Riviera.
growing 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 was like being let out of a cage. At least that’s how I remember it: Set free in a paradise of jewelry...
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 town close to Rome, makes Vienna feel like a serene and noble lady. Some Viennese seem to embrace me...
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 astonished to discover that copying from classmates (“das Abschreiben”) was business as usual – what in Amer...
See how Augarten porcelain is crafted, learn how to make chocolate pralines, and sample Schlumberger Sekt right at the source Walking through the Ottakringer brewery rooms wreathed in the rich smells of fermentation, you learn how the golden brew ha...
Apartment Interior
Whether you want to chill like a hipster or enjoy the green, there’s a place for you.
Metropole and viennacontemporary join forces to help new buyers navigate the local art scene in style When you visit the sauna for the first time, you may feel a bit unsure of yourself –where do you look, when can you talk? Well, the art market ...