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An Ultimate Guide to Vintage Shopping in Vienna

Hello vintage lovers! Vintage Shopping in Vienna was a post requested numerous time from our Instagram followers, so here we are today, addressing this topic. We must say, we are personally not vintage shoppers (even though we love this style and treasures that can be found in vintage shops), so this post is the result… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Winter Postcards from the Snowy Vienna

Snowy Vienna, it is a precious scene that I don’t get to experience every year. I really love snow, but for some reason, wherever I happen to be, it doesn’t snow. And it starts snowing as soon as I leave the place, which makes me go nuts. Because there is nothing I enjoy in winter… Read more »

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Vienna Waking Up

Night owls like myself know how hard it is to get up early. But for the sake of taking pictures of Vienna waking up, as the sun was rising on one beautiful morning at the end of summer, you sometimes have to make an effort and transform in an early bird. We were planning this… Read more »

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Fairytale Church at Mexikoplatz

One of the architectural treasures of Leopoldstadt, the Viennese second district is St. Francis of Assi – a fairytale-like church at Mexikoplatz. This gorgeous church reminds me of a castle. Everytime I look at its towers, I imagine Rapunzel at the window, with her beautiful hair… Yes, this place would be the perfect location for a shooting… Read more »

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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 »