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Introducing the People of Vienna

Hello our dear readers! Did you know that our Vienna Insider was founded by an anthropologist? Please just don’t tell me now that you don’t know that anthropologists are researching peoples and cultures around the world, and are interesting in all aspects of human culture. From food, to medicine, material culture, economics, migrations, indigenous peoples,… Read more »

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The Golden Masquerade – Vienna Ball of Mystery and Glamour

Nothing depicts the glamour of Vienna as the ball season. It feels like suddenly finding yourself somewhere in the past – you notice people walking around in those gorgeous outfits, all excited, on the way to those incredible locations where they dance, have fun and mingle. Now tell me, have you ever been to a… Read more »

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Winter Postcards from the Snowy Vienna

Snowy Vienna, it is a precious scene that I don’t get to experience every year. I really love snow, but for some reason, wherever I happen to be, it doesn’t snow. And it starts snowing as soon as I leave the place, which makes me go nuts. Because there is nothing I enjoy in winter… Read more »

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Vienna Waking Up

Night owls like myself know how hard it is to get up early. But for the sake of taking pictures of Vienna waking up, as the sun was rising on one beautiful morning at the end of summer, you sometimes have to make an effort and transform in an early bird. We were planning this… Read more »

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Fairytale Church at Mexikoplatz

One of the architectural treasures of Leopoldstadt, the Viennese second district is St. Francis of Assi – a fairytale-like church at Mexikoplatz. This gorgeous church reminds me of a castle. Everytime I look at its towers, I imagine Rapunzel at the window, with her beautiful hair… Yes, this place would be the perfect location for a shooting… Read more »

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Celebrating the New Year in Vienna

We often get questions and emails from some of you who about to spend the New Year’s eve in Vienna, concerning the programme in the public places for this special night, as well as the opening times of the stores during holidays. Unfortunately there is nothing we can say about this topic from personal experience, as… Read more »

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all of you celebrating today! We are wishing you to a wonderful day with your beloved ones. <3 The best thing about holidays for us is that they are bringing us together with the family and the people we love, around some good food. So what is not to love about them!… Read more »

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Shopping in Vienna

Dear shopaholics, This is a special post for you, where you will find our list of top shopping places in Vienna. If you are travelling to Vienna any soon, bookmark this page 🙂 1. Luxury shopping in Graben and Kaertnerstrasse (1st district) Located in the very core of Vienna, these two streets spread from Stephansplatz…. Read more »

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Transport – Going around Vienna

Public transport in Vienna is very well organized and connected, so that you can easily and quickly reach any part of the city. Everything is well signalized, and it is difficult to get lost. The subway system consists of five lines (subway is known as U-Bahn in German): U1 (red), U2 (purple), U3 (orange), U4… Read more »