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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  • Esprit Grand Opening Party

    Yesterday Mariahilferstrasse, Vienna’s main shopping street, was all about music and dance, that Esprit team prepared for the grand opening party of their recently renovated flagship store. As you know from the previous post, we teamed up with Esprit for a fashion project and today we are bringing you a few impressions from yesterday’s party, that actually… Read more »

  • Vienna View to impress at Das Loft

    Das Loft bar at Sofitel hotel is always our choice when we want to impress our guests, or just take some fancy time for ourselves while sipping coffee and enjoying the view over Vienna. So of course, we had to share it with you on our blog! We really love the minimalist style of this bar,… Read more »

  • Brand New Esprit Flagship Store – First Insights

    We were recently invited by Esprit Austria team to work together on an exciting fashion project related with the opening of their newly renovated flagship store in Wien Mariahilferstrasse. Our blog Vienna Insider got exclusive rights to be the first to present you the new design of Esprit store, document the grand opening party, and finally show you… Read more »

  • Photography – Capturing Souls

    Photography became my passion several years ago. Collecting memories, the chance to capture a moment and freeze it in a photograph, making it last forever, is something that fascinates me. It didn’t take me long to realize that what I enjoy doing the most was portrait photography, because I deeply care about people. The entire… Read more »

  • Catwoman in the Yellow Fog

    Being at the right place at the right time is crucial in certain moments. And if you are dressed properly – than you nailed it! So were we on a freezing cold day in December, at the square am Hof in the center of Vienna. It was already dark and the yellow smoke started spreading around… Read more »

  • The World of Woolnia

    Once upon a time there was a place, where everything was made of wool. Knitted with bare hands and lots of love interwoven into every stitch, using the highest quality material, to create products soft like a cloud, tender and warm. That place was called Woolnia. Its founders, lovely couple Vanja and Nenad, created Woolnia… Read more »

  • Mystery of Seegrotte

    Those of you who are using the subway in Vienna have probably sometimes noticed an billboard for Seegrotte bei Hinterbrühl. The picture of a mysterious cave with a lake and a boat floating on it, looked so unusual and made us want to visit. This place is actually quite close to Vienna (maybe half an… Read more »

  • Magnificent Palace of Justice

    Have you ever been to Justizpalast – the Palace of Justice in Vienna? From the outside, maybe this building won’t draw your attention, because there are so many beautiful buildings around, so this one doesn’t stand out much. But once you step inside, you will find yourself in probably the most impressive interior you will… Read more »

  • Daliy trip to Baden bei Wien

    Looking for an inspiration for a day trip to a cute place near Vienna? Then Baden near Vienna might just be the right choice. This charming little town, once an imperial summer residence, is above all well known as Baden spa and water springs with curative properties. This time we didn’t visit the spa, but… Read more »

  • Kuchlmasterei – The Joy of Food and Wine

    Last December we were invited to a superb dinner at Kuchlmasterei – recently renovated restaurant in the third district of Vienna with an unusual name. Prior to indulging into extraordinary specialties and wine tasting, we have enjoyed taking pictures of the interior of this gorgeous venue. What we loved the most were comfortable armchairs, of… Read more »