Tag Archive for Austria

5 alternative things to do in Vienna, Austria

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. (check also: 10 best things to do in Vienna) and you wonder if there are any other interesting things to do. Or maybe instead of running between sights you just… Read more →

Spittelberg, the 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 the first time when I got… 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 →

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 →

Naschmarkt, the best-known market in Vienna

Naschmarkt Wien

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 the only market, nowadays it’s – more and more – a place for eating something and meet friends. There are many restaurants… Read more →