Vienna

5 alternative things to do in Vienna

If you are an expat living in Vienna or you have been there many times, I guess you have already seen all the top attractions like St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Hofburg, Schönbrunn Palace, Prater, Belvedere etc. and you wonder if there are any other interesting things to do. Or maybe instead of running between sights you just prefer exploring off the beaten path places and looking… Read more →

Spittelberg, a hidden gem of Vienna

There was a time in my one year stay in Vienna when I realized that I feel tired of visiting popular tourist attractions and must-see places. I wanted something more authentic, local, off the beaten track… and then I discovered Spittelberg, charming little quarter hidden behind the area of Mariahilfer Straße and Museumsquartier. I remember first time when I got there… Read more →

Walking alone in Vienna

Do you enjoy discovering new places on your own? Before I moved to Vienna lonely walks were something rather unusual for me and to be honest I hadn’t seen the point in hanging around the city with noone I could talk to or just to share the moment with. At the begining of my one year stay in Vienna, when… Read more →

Spring in the Belverdere Gardens, Vienna

Sometimes I believe everything happens for a reason. There are ups and downs and without downs, the ups would mean nothing. Just like without long, dull and grey winter days we probably wouldn’t appreciate spring with all its colors and flavours. That’s what I thought when I was walking in the Belvedere Botanical Garden looking at unbelievable beautiful violet crocuses… Read more →

Interesting facts about Vienna 2

Before you read don’t forget to take a look at the previous Interesting facts about Vienna. Did you know that… 1. The most frequently photographed place in Vienna is Johann Strauss Monument in Stadtpark. 2. The world’s oldest carousel is located at the Prater. 3. There is no line U5 in Vienna metro network. Currentny there are 5 lines: U1,… Read more →

1000 places to visit in Vienna

During my one year stay in Vienna I have discovered many beautiful places and took a lots of pictures. Now I want to show you everything that, in my opinion, is worth seeing in the 1000 places to visit in Vienna entries. Sometimes it will be well-known tourist attractions, sometimes not so obvious and popular sights, but no less interesting on the… Read more →

Best Vienna night views

During my one year stay in Vienna I really enjoyed night walks. City by night looks completely different than in the daylight. The most representative buildings and tourist attractions are highlighted while the rest is hidden in the shadow… and maybe that’s the most exciting thing about exploring Vienna after the sun goes down. For me the most beautiful city night view is from Kahlenberg.… Read more →

Interesting facts about Vienna

Did you know that… About one fifth of the population of Austria lives in the capital, Vienna. Schönbrunn Palace, the summer palace of the Habsburgs, has more than 1,440 rooms. The Tiergarten Schönbrunn, founded in 1752, is the oldest zoological garden in the world. Vienna’s Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) has over 2.5 million tombs, it’s more than the city’s live population.… Read more →

Colorful Naschmarkt

Naschmarkt is Vienna’s best-known market which has a great choice of food from all over the world. Here you can buy fruits, vegetables, spices, meat, cheese and taste various delicacies from all over the world. Naschmarkt is not only market, nawadays it’s – more and more – place for eat something and meet friends. There are many restaurants where you… Read more →