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 »

Why you shouldn’t miss Christmas in Linz

Last weekend we were on a special mission powered by Linz Tourismus – to explore Linz and its Christmas markets! Mingling around, discovering the city on a chilly weather, tasting all those delicious treats and drinks was not an easy job, but someone had to do it. 😀 And we brought our dear friends and… Read more »

Rosas & Xocolate Boutique Hotel and Spa – Pink dream in Merida

Discovering that there is such a place as hotel Rosas & Xocolate, was simply love at the first sight. Just seeing the shade of pink and overall design online was enough. We were already so excited to visit gorgeous Merida, the capital of Yucatan, during our Mexican road trip and the fact that we were about… Read more »

What we ate in Klyo: Healthy breakfast at the Danube

As genuine foodies we are always up for trying out new places in town, especially when it comes to breakfast. Having breakfast (or actually any other meal, not made by our grandma) at home is just too boring. Food tastes better if made by someone else, and consumed in good company, don’t you agree? So… Read more »

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  • 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 »

  • Schwarzenberg Square Vienna

    Since fall is almost here, we decided to publish this summer post, until it’s too late 🙂 Vienna is a city with a lot of fountains and beautiful squares. The Hochstahlbrunnen (high jet fountain) featured in today’s post was built in 1873 on Schwarzenberg Square, which is the longest square in the city. This fountain… Read more »

  • Inside Rathaus Vienna City Hall

    In our first post, we decided to guide you through the inside of one of the most popular sights of Vienna – Rathaus Vienna City Hall. Last Sunday, more than 1500 rooms of Rathaus were open for public. Despite long lines, all the waiting and bad weather, we decided to join the other 30 000 visitors and explore… Read more »

  • Vienna Insider Blog: Lifestyle-Travel Blog based in Vienna

    Hi everyone and welcome to our Vienna Insider blog! We are sisters Una and Isidora, from Belgrade, currently living and studying in Vienna. We love photography, and enjoy travelling, discovering new tastes, meeting different cultures and new people. We are curious and always up for exploring our surroundings. For this reason, we decided to start… Read more »