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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  • 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 »

  • The best of Vienna in 3 Hours

    In this post, we have prepared for you our recommendations on how to see the best of Vienna in 3 hours. Maybe you are changing flights in Vienna and have a few hours to wait for your plane, but instead of sitting at the airport, you prefer going for a quick sightseeing tour. Or Vienna is… Read more »

  • Strolling around Schwedenplatz

    We don’t really fancy Schwedenplatz, as it is always crowded and there is a lot of traffic. Anyway, there a few interesting things to see in this area. We started our walk from Stephansplatz, all the way down Rotenturmstrasse. We think of Rotenturmstrasse as of an ice-cream street, as there are around five or more… Read more »

  • Demel – The Imperial and Royal Court Confectionery Bakery

    Hi everyone! 😉 We are back today with the sweetest post so far, presenting you Demel – the Imperial and Royal Court Confectionery Bakery. Demel is a place where you can enjoy the most magnificent cakes and pastries, made according to the same recipes as 228 years ago, when its story begun. Tradition is cherished… Read more »

  • Schoenbrunn Palace Garden

    Hi everyone, it’s Isidora here 🙂 Today we have an outfit post which I wore during our visit to the Schoenbrunn palace garden. I love to wear long skirts especially in this transitional period. I think that they are very easy to style and create a flattering outfit. I wear them usually with a plain… Read more »

  • Stephansdom – St. Stephen’s Cathedral

    Last Thursday, we finally decided to climb to the south tower of Stephansdom – St.Stephen’s Cathedral, and take a look of Vienna from a new perspective. After 354 steps we arrived to our goal and enjoyed the stunning view of the city. For the ones who prefer a more comfortable option, the cathedral has one more… Read more »

  • Lunchtime in Mochi

    Close to the city center, and yet hidden from the tourist eye, Mochi is a place where trendy Viennese people enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine with a modern twist. The menu is very innovative and diverse, including soups and salads, dishes with fish and meat, different kinds of sushi, as well as interesting desserts. If you… Read more »

  • 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 »

  • Vienna Opening Times

    Probably the only thing we dislike about here are Vienna opening times. In our home city Belgrade everything is open 24/7, and we are used to having the freedom to do whatever we are up to, any day of the week. It took us ages to get used to the fact that in Vienna, everything… Read more »

  • Cafe Central Vienna

    Cafe Central with its 130 years old history, is one of the most famous traditional cafes in Vienna. It is located in the beautiful palace Ferstel, close to Stephansplatz. At the end of the 19th and the beginning of 20th century, Café Central was a popular meeting point for prominent intellectuals among whom was also… Read more »