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 »

Paradise is Personal – Dream Vacation in NIZUC Resort and Spa

Most things in life are too good to be true. And yet there are those priceless moments when life surprises you with something that exceeds all of your expectations. This post is all about la dolche vita and our dream vacation in NIZUC Resort and Spa, an award winning luxury resort at the Caribbean, in far away… Read more »

Perfect Places for Autumn Photo Sessions in Vienna

Loving fall most of all! Who else agrees that autumn is the most gorgeous season? The colors of the nature are simply mind blowing and throwing leaves around makes just the perfect scene. I will share with you today some of the most perfect places for autumn photo sessions in Vienna. Make notes and hurry… Read more »

Facts About Me and my Instagram Tips

Hello dear reader! After three years blogging, the time has come to tell you a few facts about me – Una, founder, editor in chief and photographer of our Vienna Insider blog. I always love reading articles about the authors of the blogs I follow, so when Emma Matratze team asked me to share my Emma experience… Read more »

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  • Stift Admont Library – most beautiful library in Austria

     “Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life”. Sidney Sheldon   With excitement and joy for finally arriving to the Styrian village Admont, which was not planned for that lazy November day, we… Read more »

  • Dinner at Motto

    Back in September (yes, this is a super late post), we were invited to a blogger dinner at newly renovated restaurant Motto in the fifth district of Vienna. We enjoyed the evening hanging out with our fellow bloggers and tasting numerous delicious dishes from Motto’s menu. It has to be mentioned that the service was… Read more »

  • Oryol – Story of a Friendship

    Some 400 km South of Moscow there is a charming city of Oryol. The birth place of many Russian poets and writers, and one of my best friends – Veronika. Veronika and I met five years ago, in small German village Bebenhausen. Veronika’s love for Serbia and mine for Russia connected us instantly, and that was… Read more »

  • The Austrian National Library

    The Austrian National Library belongs to the most beautiful libraries in the world. Back in September, I had the chance to visit this stunning sight of Vienna, on an event powered by the Igers Vienna and the Tourist Organization of Vienna. We had an exclusive opportunity to shoot in an empty library and even make some… Read more »

  • Autumn in Schönbrunn 2015

    Hello everyone! Last autumn, we posted this post with a few pictures of autumn scenery in Schönbrunn gardens. Since this is for us the most beautiful place in Vienna to enjoy the autumn colors during long walks close to the golden hour, we decided to post on the blog pictures we made this October. We… Read more »

  • Autumn at the Central Cemetery

    October was all about taking pictures of autumn colors. Besides the classical choice of going for a walk in some of the Viennese gardens, to enjoy the autumn scenery in a peaceful atmosphere, many Viennese go to the Central Cemetery – Zentralfriedhof. The Central Cemetery is actually one of the largest cemeteries in the world… Read more »

  • Cafe Pushkin

    Cafe Pushkin was definitely the best restaurant I have visited during my stay in Moscow. It was here where my dear friend Nastia and I went for a lunch on my last day in Moscow. I wanted us to go to some special place to make the last day memorable and celebrate the nice time… Read more »

  • Postcard from Moscow

    Moscow was on top of my travel list ever since my childhood. I dreamed of standing at the Red Square, admiring the beauty of Saint Basil’s cathedral, which for me is one of the most amazing buildings in the whole world. I was looking forward to exploring the streets of this megalopolis, drive with the subway… Read more »

  • Goodbye September

    Goodbye September, hello October! It has been only a month since we returned from Vienna, but it feels as if it has been two, due to the amounth of things that need to be done. In between exams, lectures, studying and packing for travels that are approaching, we managed to squeeze in some time to… Read more »

  • Mole West at Neusiedl Lake

    Neusiedl lake is a perfect destination close to Vienna, if you feel tired of the city vibes. In just 40 minutes ride, there you are, at a beautiful lake, covered in a blanket, sipping tea and enjoying a delicious, warm apple pie! Sounds great, right? The maritime atmosphere, cold breeze, serenity and splendid view from… Read more »