October 23, 2017

Insect Snacks at the Ball

December 26, 2015

The ball season in Vienna has started and for those who will part of the Vienna Ball of Sciences in January, a special treat will be provided for the very first time. 

Guests of the Ball of Sciences are always treated to sumptuous dinner during the event. The usual fare includes sausages and canapes. But a new dishes will be served next year and these will feature insects such as the mealworms and grasshoppers. 

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Star Wars Invades Vienna

December 26, 2015

Vienna will have an opportunity to enjoy to get to know Star Wars more as it hosts a unique exhibition. Entitled “Star Wars Identities, the exhibit gives the people of Vienna a chance to experience the hit movies of George Lucas. 

On display at the exhibition at the MAK are collections from the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago. It opened last December 17 just in time for the global launch of the Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens.” 

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The Must See Christmas in Vienna

December 17, 2015

If you get to spend part of the Christmas season in Vienna, you should consider yourself lucky indeed.  Christmas in Austria is a magical time.  Of all the cities in Europe, Vienna has the most festive Advent and Christmas celebration imaginable. […]

Best Things to Enjoy this Christmas

December 14, 2015

One of the best things to experience in Vienna is its Christmas atmosphere which allows anybody to feel the real spirit of the holiday season with their loved ones. Attending just one of the activities in the Austrian capital can already make your stay in the city a very memorable one. 

Advent Concerts 

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How to Have a Meaningful Christmas in Vienna

December 7, 2015

Christmas is always one of the busiest times of the year for many people. In Vienna, the city is abuzz with activities especially with the Christmas markets now open in the different parts of the metropolis. Being an old tradition, these Christkindlmarkts are part of the Vienna culture and offers plenty of products for both locals and tourists. 

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Palaces on Ringstrasse

December 7, 2015

Vienna’s Ringstrasse may be well known as a commercial district but not many people know that palaces also abound in the area. In fact, during the construction of this famous boulevard, several palaces were also built by the royal families and wealthy residents including Jewish families of the Austrian capital. Public buildings also occupy the area along with the 13 magnificent palaces. 

Palaces back then were occupied by the royal families together with their servants. In some palaces, however, some areas were rented out. Other palaces had been turned into hotels. 

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Football Clubs in Vienna

December 7, 2015

Football is a popular sport in Vienna. In fact, the Austrian capital has some of the world’s oldest and most successful football clubs. The national team of Austria is also based in the Ernst Happel stadium in the Prater Park. 

The two major football teams that compete against each other are the Rapid Wien, Austria Wien and First Vienna. The Rapid Wien, though, is considered the oldest club. 

Rapid Wien 

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