Where to find Cherry Blossom in Vienna

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 »

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 »

Ice Skating in Vienna

Wondering where to go ice skating in Vienna? In this post I will share a list of the Viennese ice rinks with you, as well as some other useful info! I am a huge lover of figure skating. However sadly, I need to avoid all the winter sports because my knee betrayed me a decade… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Staycation at Hotel Altstadt Vienna

How does it feel to live in Vienna, in a typical “Altbau” style? Imagine living in a building constructed in 1902, in a flat with 4-meter ceilings, tall windows and lots of light. A stay at small boutique, art and heritage hotel Altstadt Vienna, makes you experience exactly this authentic, sophisticated Viennese lifestyle. And a… Read more »

Perfect Places for Autumn Photo Sessions in Vienna

Loving fall most of all! Who else agrees that autumn is the most gorgeous season? The colors of the nature are simply mind blowing and throwing leaves around makes just the perfect scene. I will share with you today some of the most perfect places for autumn photo sessions in Vienna. Make notes and hurry… 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 »

The girl who never gives up

Pretty much we all know her, that one girl that never gives up. That one apparently ordinary girl, that is daily taking small steps to reach her dreams. From hardships, numerous obstacles and battles to fight, to victories and up the stars. The road is not easy, but she never gives up. While living our… Read more »

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    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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 to your dearest people. Una and I belong to those people who prefer the whole act of giving gifts then receiving them. Not that… Read more »