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How to … Go to a Ball

By Claudia Paccosi and Dardis McNameeDecember skies weigh heavily in Vienna, relentless reminders of the months of gloom ahead. So, as autumn dul...

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.

How to Get Involved in Politics in Austria

How do you make your voice heard in a country that is not entirely your own?Politics often seems like a cross between a telenovela and a car c...

How to get Married in Vienna

If you want to tie the knot, there is lots to plan for – not least Austria’s stilted bureaucracyVienna is a dazzling b...

How to Keep a pet in Vienna

Not without my pets! Vienna offers pet lovers everything a furry, scaled or feathered companion needsThe one-eyed Persian cat ...

How To Enhance Your Life with Viennese Design

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 Gesamtk...

How to be 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 lif...

How to be a Diplomat

The ultimate dream jobs in public service take patience, persistence and good language skills. If you’re lucky, you even get to save the worldAd...

How to be a Spy

Are you cut out for 00 status? Improve your combat skills, polish your manners, and become wine, poker and dance floor savvy. It could just save you...

How to Buy Antiques

Vienna is teeming with ancient goodies and there are plenty of experts to help distinguish the Wedgwood from the deadwood In a shop called Dead Peopl...

Expanding Your Circle of Friends as an Expat in Vienna

How to accumulate an international circle in Vienna If you've been living in Vienna as an expat for quite some time, you might've noticed that the Vi...

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 a...

Be Smart About Town

A smartphone can be anything from a useful tool to a constant nag. Just don’t gawk at the screen while crossing the Gürtel and it can do much to imp...