What to eat and do on a rainy summer day in Vienna? Summer rainy days – are you team yay or nay? For us it is a big yay! Some cooling off can never harm, especially in the city. Today we share some tips and inspiration for rainy days, and even though our focus is… Read more »
Mobile communication changed the way we live and connect. It made the majority of us dependent on it, but at the same time made us available and closer to those people that might be physically away from us. As an expat and genuine nomad, being mobile, available and connected is essential for me. It makes… Read more »
What to do on a hot day in Vienna? Surviving summer in the city is often a challenge, especially in a city like Vienna where most flats lack (much needed) air conditioner. But there is still a lot to do to freshen up and spend a productive day, so here we go with our tips!… Read more »
Benvenuti to Il Melograno – the most exclusive Italian restaurant in the heart of Vienna! Restaurant recommendations are one of the most requested questions we get from you dear readers, so I am happy to share this gastronomic gem with you! A true Vienna Insider tip! Cheers to the chef, that looks so much better… Read more »
Remember Traubisoda? I already told you about this cult Austrian lemonade in a blog post last autumn. Well today I am excited to share with you all about Traubisoda Vintage Mania! It is brand new Traubisoda spring campaign, that you shouldn’t miss because there are more than 15 great prizes waiting for you! And I… Read more »
We gathered here today for a food party, to feast, share some tasty and easy recipes as well as gifts (just keep reading, it’s something for you!); and all that because it is a 20th birthday celebration! No, it is unfortunately not mine! I wish I could be 20 again! 😀 Today we wish happy… Read more »
The sun is here, the city is in bloom, and the time has come to share our top 10 places in Vienna to chill this spring! This time just short tips people, because the goal is to have this post posted tonight, so that you have weekend inspiration. Come back for pictures a bit later,… Read more »
When is the cherry blossom time in Vienna? When can I see cherry blossoms, where to find cherry blossom in Vienna, when do Magnolias in Vienna bloom… These are the questions we have been getting each spring, so of course, we had to write a blog post for all of you blossom hunters out there!… Read more »
Most people are eager for spring because of the sun, in my case the main reason are blossoming trees! I am literally obsessed with magnolia trees, cherry blossom, fruit trees, lilac, the list is endless. From mid March I start checking for the first signs of blossoms around the city, wait for them to open… Read more »
“Millionfold photographed – once copied – never reached” – welcome to Hallstatt, one of the world’s most picturesque villages and most popular destination’s in Austria! You must have seen this place already online, and if you wonder why the quote says “once copied” – the Chinese were so fascinated by this place that they built… Read more »
De’Longhi Coffee Moments and typical Viennese Coffee Recipes You Got to Try!
If your morning starts with coffee, then this is THE post for you! Since recently our Vienna Insider household welcomed a new member – PrimaDonna Elite coffee machine from De’Longhi family. Making perfect coffee at home has never been easier! And when I say coffee, I mean cappuccino, caffe latte, latte macchiato, macchiato, espresso and… Read more »
Insider Guide: Top 10 Things to do In Moscow
Have you guys ever been to Moscow? If not, add it to your bucket list, because this city is really a must visit! Since I was a kid I dreamed of visiting Russia. I learned the language (vsem priveeeet!) and life was always bringing Russian (or Russian speaking) people to my life. A few of… Read more »
Top 5 Christmas destinations in Europe you shouldn’t miss!
What can possibly be a better Christmas gift, then treating yourself or someone you love with a trip? Travel makes us experience, grow, and make memories that last forever. Especially at this time of the year, when good vibes radiate at every corner, when cities are colorful, lively and decorated, it is the perfect time… Read more »
Storyteller: Must-have Travel Accessories that Tell your Story
“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” You have for sure see this quote from Ibn Battuta all over social media so far (according to Google it belongs to him, but we are wrong let us know). We must say we totally agree with him! Even daily life can make… Read more »
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 »
Vienna Insider Christmas Markets Guide
Vienna’s highest tourist season is right now – at Christmas time! So here is for you, our Vienna Insider Christmas Markets Guide! We update this post each year, with fresh information. Pretty much everything is the same each year. Except for the prices… That usually get higher and higher but, so are tourists in Vienna, so…… Read more »
The View to Remember: Viennese Vineyards with Traubisoda
Did you know that Vienna is surrounded with around 700 hectares of vineyards? It is from up there, the hills surrounding the city, where you can enjoy the breathtaking view over entire Vienna and beyond, hike, have a picnic. But how to get to the Viennese vineyards and when is the best place to visit?… Read more »
Was it worth it? Our Visit to Königssee in Bavaria
Was it worth it? Traveling all the way to Germany to visit Königssee in Bavaria? Königssee belongs to the Berchtesgaden National Park and it is Germany’s deepest lake. Many people claim that it is also Germany’s most beautiful Alpine lake and it is also one of the most visited destinations in Germany. But is it… Read more »
Gastronomic Adventure in Apron – Did we just discover the Best Restaurant in Vienna?!
Ladies and gentlemen let me proudly introduce you to the new restaurant at the Vienna gourmet scene – welcome to Apron! Opened this June, Apron already earned two honorable toques (in German: begehrte Hauben) from Gault Millau, that placed them to the list of the officially best restaurants in town. And this means only one… Read more »
Pumpkin Patch in Vienna – Must visit in October!
The quest for the pumpkin patch in Vienna has come to an end. And the news is bad – there is no pumpkin patch in Vienna! Or at least not that I know it. But the second good news – there is a pumpkin patch almost in Vienna, in a gorgeous, neighboring little town Klosterneuburg…. Read more »