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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  • Colors of Spring

    Colors of spring have painted Vienna! Everywhere you look there are gorgeous blossoming trees in most diverse shades of pink, the weather is warm and the scent of cherry blossom is in the air. We were waiting for weeks for this gorgeous Magnolia in Votiv park to bloom and had to capture its beauty in… Read more »

  • Belgrade Bloom

    End of March and April are one of the best times of the year to visit Belgrade. During this period the city blooms and almost everywhere you look there will be a cherry tree or a gorgeous Magnolia. Go for a walk around our favorite district Vrachar, the most densely populated part of the city, where… Read more »

  • Teastories – Favorite Tea Place in Vienna

    Let us tell you the story about our favorite tea place in Vienna. It all started last year with Irina – a lovely, creative being, Spanish teacher, master Instagrammer and blogger (check her gorgeous gallery here and blog here). On our way back home from an Instameet, we stopped by Westbahnhof and Irina took me… Read more »

  • 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 »