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Friday, January 19, 2018
Vienna secondhand Willhaben
The U.S. has Craig’s List. Brits adore Gumtree. But Austria has Willhaben, the country’s biggest peer-to-peer marketplace for secondhand goods.But it’s more than just an online flea market – it’s a wonderful way to see Vienna’s nooks and crannies.So, you’re new in Vienna and you’ve finally got your paws on a coveted set of apartment keys. Next stop IKEA,...
being pregnant in Vienna
Your guide to being pregnant in Vienna, Austria – a great place to have a baby, but make sure you have your “MuKi”Having a child is one of life’s richest experiences. But for expectant mothers (and fathers) pregnancy can also be a confusing and daunting time – one made even more challenging if you’re an expat planning to give...
Making your stay as a non-EU citizen to Vienna long-term is a big step, with plenty of paperwork attached. But if you plan ahead, you‘ll have your ticket to the good life Vienna residents enjoy. So, you have fallen in love with Vienna. No surprises there; the enviable quality of life, and the Gemütlichkeit, that oh-so-Viennese term for slowing down,...
keep learning
We can’t stop ourselves from learning, so why not do it on purpose?Human beings never stop learning. Not only are we able to keep up with our ever-changing world, but because understanding gets us going. By understanding more and more about our surroundings and ourselves we connect with each other, become closer to other people and cultures. By using...
how to viennese design art
You don’t need to be an artist’s muse to live like Alma Mahler. Vienna is bustling with design pieces that can turn your flat into a stylish GesamtkunstwerkYour tranquil urban island has seen better days? What you need are just the right Viennese design elements to transform your living space. But where to find them? Like the turn of...
effective expats
We've all been that expat. The one frantically looking up the fine print of their contract while wondering just how much it would cost to throw in the towel and fly home tomorrow. We get it: homesickness is a very real and heart-wrenching condition to navigate, but we have a number of tricks that will help you reap the...
American Refugee
Dear Democrats:We are sorry you lost your country, displaced by rampant factionalism, ubiquitous guns and powers beyond your control. We also fully understand why you would be in a hurry to leave all the hate and misogyny behind, crashing the Canadian immigration’s website on election night. But take courage – Austria welcomes you! We realize you were probably intending...
At the 2015 UK General Election, almost 106,000 overseas electors registered to vote - three times the number at the previous election. While this is a real improvement, it is still a fraction of the 5.5 million UK citizens estimated to be living overseas.Many of the roughly 10,000 UK citizens living in Austria could miss out on their chance...
Austrians are notoriously risk-averse and have been big fans of savings accounts, but how do they invest?All over the world, investors, bankers and financial experts are shrugging their shoulders. No one seems to know what the markets are up to, let alone where they are headed. Is this the calm before the storm? When will the ECB raise interest...
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