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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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    Last weekend we were on a special mission powered by Linz Tourismus – to explore Linz and its Christmas markets! Mingling around, discovering the city on a chilly weather, tasting all those delicious treats and drinks was not an easy job, but someone had to do it. 😀 And we brought our dear friends and… Read more »

  • Rosas & Xocolate Boutique Hotel and Spa – Pink dream in Merida

    Discovering that there is such a place as hotel Rosas & Xocolate, was simply love at the first sight. Just seeing the shade of pink and overall design online was enough. We were already so excited to visit gorgeous Merida, the capital of Yucatan, during our Mexican road trip and the fact that we were about… Read more »

  • What we ate in Klyo: Healthy breakfast at the Danube

    As genuine foodies we are always up for trying out new places in town, especially when it comes to breakfast. Having breakfast (or actually any other meal, not made by our grandma) at home is just too boring. Food tastes better if made by someone else, and consumed in good company, don’t you agree? So… Read more »

  • Paradise is Personal – Dream Vacation in NIZUC Resort and Spa

    Most things in life are too good to be true. And yet there are those priceless moments when life surprises you with something that exceeds all of your expectations. This post is all about la dolche vita and our dream vacation in NIZUC Resort and Spa, an award winning luxury resort at the Caribbean, in… Read more »

  • Facts About Me and my Instagram Tips

    Hello dear reader! After three years blogging, the time has come to tell you a few facts about me – Una, founder, editor in chief and photographer of our Vienna Insider blog. I always love reading articles about the authors of the blogs I follow, so when Emma Matratze team asked me to share my… Read more »

  • Our Hilton Vienna Plaza Experience

    It is 1920s style. It is black and white, and gold, and marble. It is classy and elegant. It feels like living The Great Gatsby. It is 10 minutes walk from Stephansplatz. It is Hilton Vienna Plaza! We are very excited to share with you our Hilton Vienna Plaza experience in today’s post. Not merely… Read more »

  • Glamping in Mexico – Welcome to Serenity Eco Luxury Tented Camp

    Imagine waking up in a tent, hearing the birds sing. But instead lying on the ground, wrapped in a sleeping bag, you are stretching in huge, comfy bed. It is time to do your morning routine, but you don’t need to go out to a nearby stream or look for a hidden bush. Because your… Read more »

  • Como México no hay dos – Our Mexican Diary

    “Como México no hay dos…” Every country is unique, but not every country gives you that special feeling, that is not possible to put into words. It simply needs to be experienced. Our love for Mexico was born 20 years ago, while we were watching telenovelas with our grandma. Thanks to these “slightly” pathetic series 😀… Read more »

  • Magnolia Dream

    Magnolia dream, now in the middle of hot summer, while we are eagerly waiting for the next spring. All thanks to the magic of photography and frozen moments in time. Magnolia is by far my favorite tree. This nature masterpiece is impossible not to admire. There are many gorgeous Magnolia trees around Vienna, but the… Read more »

  • Visitng Zotter Chocolate Factory

    Probably pretty much everyone have heard about Zotter. It is one of the most well known Austrian chocolate brands. Zotter chocolate is organic, fair and the flavor combinations are literally endless. We still remember the first time we tried Zotter chocolate. It was ages ago, when our dear friend Sasha from Stuttgart sent them to… Read more »