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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  • 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 »

  • Happy New Year 2016

    Happy New year everyone!!! Today is the perfect day for the start of a new chapter and make some resolutions. We decided to share with you some of the things that we consider important in life and we are hoping that some of those thoughts will motivate you to make 2016 the best year so… Read more »

  • Celebrating the New Year in Vienna

    We often get questions and emails from some of you who about to spend the New Year’s eve in Vienna, concerning the programme in the public places for this special night, as well as the opening times of the stores during holidays. Unfortunately there is nothing we can say about this topic from personal experience, as… Read more »

  • Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas to all of you celebrating today! We are wishing you to a wonderful day with your beloved ones. <3 The best thing about holidays for us is that they are bringing us together with the family and the people we love, around some good food. So what is not to love about them!… Read more »

  • 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 »