Study in Vienna: Life in a dorm or a shared flat?

If you are planning to study in Vienna or temporary move here for an internship, or something else, most likely you will end up deciding between life in a dorm or a shared flat. Ok, it is also great if you can rent a flat for yourself, but we will cover that in some of… Read more »

True Spirit of the Viennese life: Our Stay at Hotel Altstadt Vienna

How does it feel to live in Vienna? What is the taste of the genuine Viennese “altbau” life? Life in a building constructed in 1902, gorgeous staircase, 4-meter ceilings and those beautiful tall windows and doors. Life with genuine neighbors, Viennese living next door. A stay at gorgeous boutique and heritage hotel Altstadt Vienna, makes… Read more »

A day in GREY – Magical T-Shirt That Nourishes Our Skin

This post my friends, is about a revelation. An illumination. A revelation that there is a t-shirt, that does good to your skin. Its name is GREY, and it is made of a revolutionary fabric, that nourishes the skin, while you wear it. I am a proud owner of this magical t-shirt and I am… Read more »

Gourmet Secrets of Brunnenmarkt – Insider Guide to the most colorful Viennese Market

She is a food stylist, recipe developer and an artist in the kitchen. And a layer to be. She travels the world discovering new flavors. She is in love with spices and chickpeas. And stuffed bell peppers. Her name is Nikolina and she will reveal us all the gourmet, top foodie secrets of Brunnenmarkt. As… Read more »

Take a Swim: Top Pools, Lakes and Ponds in and around Vienna

Surviving summer in the city is not easy. Especially in a city like Vienna, where 98 percent of the flats have no AC… Even if you want to buy it on your own, you will most likely get a big, fat NO from your landlord. The best way to cool off in those cases is… Read more »

Planet Pink is Calling – Visiting Las Coloradas

It was a day when our planet Earth felt like planet Pink. It started with waking up in the most charming pink hotel Rosas & Xocolate in Merida, the capital of Yucatan. Sissi stepped on the gas of our beloved Nissan Sentra (rented car we used for exploring Yucatan), and already in 3 hours we… Read more »

Travel Hacks: What you need to know if you travel by plane

Hope that many of you are reading these lines while laying somewhere at the beach. And since it is vacation time, I thought to share some travel hacks. To be precise, our focus today is all about what you need to know if you travel by plane. How to protect your rights and make the most of… Read more »

A little party never killed nobody – Speakeasy in Hilton Vienna Plaza

A little party never killed nobody, so we gon’ dance until we drop A little party never killed nobody, right here, right now’s all we got! This song by Fergie was playing in my mind while my bestie Anja and I were creating pictures for this post. And it is also the perfect introduction to… Read more »

Hello Sinners – All the things you shouldn’t miss in Las Vegas

Hello Sinners! Have you ever been to Las Vegas? We haven’t been there either! At least not yet! But our dearest friend Sissi, that is also part of our Vienna Insider team and blog contributor, has. For all of you that might plan a trip, or wanna know what is up in that universe, Sissi… Read more »

The Best Ice-Cream in Vienna

It is not so easy to decide which is the best ice-cream in Vienna! There are many great places and constantly new parlors opening, so it is challenging to keep up the pace and stay updated with all the newcomers. This article is not about ratings, it is just about our personal preferences, after having… Read more »

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  • 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 »

  • Studiranje u Beču – Korisne informacije

    Special post for our Serbian speaking readers about studying in Vienna. Let us know in the comments if you would like to see a similar post in English! xoxo, Una and Isidora   Drage naše kolege studenti, Kako često dobijamo pitanja na temu studiranja u Beču, odlučile smo da uvedemo novu kategoriju na blogu u… Read more »

  • Berry season at Café Landtmann

    We feel quite special about Landtmann, because this was the first traditional Viennese cafe-restaurant we visited in Vienna. Back then in autumn 2013 (while Isidora still lived in Belgrade and Una just moved to Vienna), Landtmann was the place where we took all of our friends for desserts. And there were many friends we met,… Read more »

  • On top of Hochhaus Herrengasse

    Hochhaus Herrengasse was the first skyscraper in Vienna, built in the 1930s. This building is residential (lucky you if you are living there! 🙂 ), containing mostly single flats. Back in the 1930s this caused a kind of a scandal in the city, since single flats were not a common thing. Probably because of this… Read more »

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