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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Summer in Austria: Visiting Fuschlsee

Slowly floating at the sapphire blue water, enjoying the picturesque views, soaking the sun and crisp mountain air… Well that is what expects the visitors of Fuschlsee, or lake Fuschl. Can you believe that the water of this lake has drinking quality? Lake Fuschl is the cleanest and clearest lake of them all in the… Read more »

What to eat and do on a rainy summer day in Vienna

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 »

What to do on a hot day in Vienna?

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 »

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 »

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  • 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 »

  • 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 »