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 »

One and only Windmill in Austria – We discover you where to find it!

Eager for some Holland vibes? Well today we are revealing you where to find one and only windmill in Austria! Ok, if you Google it, it seems like there is one more in the north of the country… But based on what is written on the website the well known Windmühle in small village Podersdorf,… Read more »

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 »

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  • 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 »

  • 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 »