Spring Guide: Magnolia Trees in Vienna

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 »

Top 5 Things to See and Do in Hallstatt

“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 »

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

    A little party never killed nobody, so we gon’ dance until we dropA 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 the… 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 »

  • Give the girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world

    “Give the girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world” is one of the most popular shoe related quotes out there. Someone say it is what Marilyn Monroe said, someone oppose, I guess it is hard to tell for sure. In any case, let me proudly introduce you to my “right shoes for… Read more »

  • Vienna’s Top Picnic Locations 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 »