Vienna Picnic with GROM

What says summer more, than ice-cream and picnic? Or even better – gelato and picnic? Ice-cream and gelato, those two are different, because only gelato is the authentic Italian specialty. It has a soul, the flavor that takes you to my favorite European country of them all. Due to work, and simply life, I can’t… Read more »

CEWE Instawalk through Picture Perfect Viennese Cafes

So many of you loved our blog post about the most Instagrammable cafes in Vienna, so today it is time to show you a few more picture perfect Viennese cafes, that I got to visit during CEWE Instawalk, together with a few other fellow bloggers. Probably everyone already knows CEWE,  but just in case you… Read more »

Japanese in Vienna – Interview and Insider Tips from the Artist Manaho Shimokawa

In the previous post, I have introduced you to the “People of Vienna”, new section on the blog, where foreigners in Vienna will share their stories and authentic tips, about where you can experience their culture in the Austrian capital. The first in the row, is the story of a gorgeous Japanese in Vienna, multi-talented… Read more »

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 »

Night to Remember – The Golden Masquerade Ball at Hilton Vienna Plaza

Vienna ball season has passed and it is time to reflect upon the Golden Masquerade Ball at Hilton Vienna Plaza. Remember, I told you about it back in December? And I was really happy to meet some of you, our dear Vienna Insider readers there! The Golden Masquerade Ball was a night to remember, that… Read more »

Stay in the heart of Ljubljana, just like the Queen – Grand Hotel Union

Ljubljana, the charming Slovenian capital is always worth a visit. Especially if you are based in Vienna, Ljubljana may be a great choice for a weekend getaway, or a short trip. It is only 3 and a half hours drive from Vienna by car, but there are also very affordable deals if you want to… Read more »

Must Visit Traditional Viennese Cafés and Pastry Shops

Worldwide Vienna is known for its coffee culture and cakes. All around the city, but especially in the heart of Vienna, you will find numerous historic cafes and pastry shops, that cherish the spirit of the traditional Viennese coffee culture and serve extraordinary Austrian cakes. Today we share with you our top 8 Must Visit… Read more »

Waking up to Bled lake view – Our Stay at Hotel Golf

Have you ever been to Bled? In December my bestie Sisi and I have visited this adorable Slovenian lake town. For me it was the second (the first was actually 10 years ago), while for Sisi it was the first time here. During our short trip we stayed at Hotel Golf by Sava Hotels and… Read more »

The joy of giving – New Year’s gift ideas

It is the most wonderful time of the year! Time to shine, to reflect upon the year passing by, to feel the joy of giving and show some love with presents for your dearest people. Una and I belong to those people who actually prefer the whole act of giving gifts then receiving them. Not… Read more »

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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  • Christmas Market at Karlsplatz

    Welcome to the artistic Christmas market at Karlsplatz in Vienna! 🙂 If you are looking for unique arts and crafts, hand-made jewelry, clothing items, ornaments, ceramics and much more, this is a place to go. It is also perfect for people with children, since there are many interesting things for them here – a playground with… Read more »

  • Sunny December

    We are having very sunny December in Vienna… Last week the weather has been cold, but sunny and beautiful. Even though I enjoy the sun, I wish for snow! 🙂 Because winter without snow really makes no sense, you are freezing and everything around is bare and grey. At least, when it is snowing, you… Read more »

  • Christmas Market am Hof

    When in Vienna, don’t simply walk along the largest, most crowded streets. Be adventurous and take the side ones, since they will take you to some stunning little squares, numerous cool stores, beautiful cafes and restaurants, or in this time of the year to the hidden Christmas markets. The Christmas market am Hof is a… Read more »

  • Christmas in the Heart of Vienna

    In this post we are taking you for a little walk in which you can experience Christmas in the heart of Vienna! It is always a pleasure to take a walk around the very center of the city, especially in this time of the year when the splendid Christmas decorations will put you in a festive mood…. Read more »

  • Breakfast at Joseph Bistro

    Breakfast, as probably most important meal of the day, should be taken seriously. 🙂 It should be balanced, healthy, homemade, delicious, in ideal case organic. Exactly like breakfast at Joseph Bistro in the 3rd district. Actually Joseph is four goodnesses in one: it is a bakery (where you will find all sorts of bread and delicious pastries),… Read more »

  • Cozy and chic

    This is one of my favorite sweaters, love the peach color and the shape. Usually I wear it with black or blue jeans, and flat boots. But for shooting purposes, I decided to experiment a bit and pair it with high heels and shorts 🙂 I really like how it looks – kind of cozy and… Read more »

  • Christmas Village at Maria-Theresien-Platz

    As we have already mentioned in the previous post, in winter time Vienna turns to Christmas city, with markets and Christmas villages scattered all over. If we managed to count well, there are currently 12 Christmas markets in Vienna. Some of them are temporary, while the smaller ones are open only on certain days, usually… Read more »

  • Christmas spirit in Vienna

    Christmas spirit is in Vienna! 🙂 The whole city is wonderfully decorated and there are Christmas markets on almost every bigger square. Tourists are everywhere, as this time of the year is the most popular for a visit to Vienna – there are around 2 million visitors in the Christmas season [as we read in several… Read more »

  • Oversized Sweater

    I was looking for an oversized sweater for a long time and was delighted when I found this one at Zara. It is very warm and cozy, but what I love the most is the hood! 🙂 How about you – do you like oversized sweaters? This outfit post was totally unplanned, Una and I were… Read more »

  • Sushi at Natsu

    A few weeks ago, we tried sushi at Natsu in the Viennese 7th district for the first time. Natsu is family restaurant, well known in the city for delicious food and very affordable prices. Also the service is quick and super friendly. The family Jin opened their first restaurant in 2003, and today there are three Natsu… Read more »