If you love gourmet chocolate and will be in Vienna, do not miss a visit to Xocolat. Known as Vienna’s most iconic chocolatier, Xocolat has several shops plus a headquarters — Xocolat Manufaktur — in the gorgeous passage of the Palais Ferstel in Vienna’s 1st District (which is the one I […]

Xocolat: best gourmet chocolate in Vienna, and its Ferstel Passage ...


Bilderbox is not only a good comic book shop in Vienna, it’s just a cool shop overall Are you a comic book addict and looking for a cool comic book shop in Vienna, Austria? Then I’m recommending Bilderbox, a superb comic book shop that has a huge selection of comic […]

Best comic book shop in Vienna, Austria? Bilderbox has my ...


The Kunsthistorisches Museum Annual Ticket is the best thing you will ever buy in Vienna If you are looking for the best deal in Vienna, you cannot beat the Kunsthistorisches Museum Annual Ticket. Not only is it cheap at 34 euros per person but, if you are under 25, it’s just […]

The Kunsthistorisches Museum Annual Ticket — the best deal in ...



Boesner best art supply store in Vienna
The best art supply store in Vienna, Austria? Boesner, without a doubt Boesner is the best art supply store in Vienna, Austria. It just is. In fact, I’ve been to several other stores since I moved to the Austrian capital nine months ago, but Boesner beats every one of them 10 […]

Boesner — Best Art Supply Store in Vienna, Austria


Vienna’s Main Public Library (Hauptbücherei Wien) is located right above the Burggasse-Stadthalle U-bahn station. Directly above the public library are cafes which partially look out over the Vienna “Gürtel, one of the city’s busiest roads. The view from the Hauptbücherei Wien, though, is what I wanted to see today so, after lunch […]

The View From The Hauptbücherei Wien (Vienna’s Main Public Library) ...


There is a small Austrian production team called FilmSpektakel that does superb work with time lapse photography. They were the people responsible for the time lapse scenes during the opening for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, which took place in Vienna, as well as for the ‘A Taste of Austria‘ […]

The Timelapse Photography on ‘A Taste of Vienna’ is Superb ...




If you are looking for vegan chocolate in Vienna, Austria, you are in the right place. Not only can you find it at hundreds of stores around town, both chain stores and independent, much of the time it is pretty inexpensive as well. One of the easiest places to find […]

Where to Find Vegan Chocolate in Vienna, Austria — It’s ...


When I first moved to Vienna, I thought it was going to be an incredibly expensive city to live in. Was I surprised to find out, not only can you see Vienna on a budget, if you want to see some of the most fun, most beautiful, most interesting places […]

How To See Vienna On A Budget — Less Than ...



While Vienna, Austria is an incredible city and there is so much to do, when it rains it is a little bit less appealing. After all, with rain in Vienna often comes very cold weather. So walking around the city’s many tourist attractions can be a little trying. There are, […]

What To Do in Vienna, Austria When It Rains (Video)


It was only recently while waiting for a friend that I really noticed Vienna’s Burggasse-Stadthalle U-Bahn station, located in the Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus area of the city, has such beautifully designed architecture. Both inside and outside the station. Because the Burggasse-Stadthalle platform, with its quirky style and its dark green metal overhangs and platform […]

Vienna’s Burggasse-Stadthalle U-Bahn Station Has Beautifully Designed Architecture





If you are looking for a fun traditional Christmas market to visit the next time you are in Vienna, do not miss the Christmas Village on Maria-Theresien-Platz, in between the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the Naturhistorisches Museum. This pretty Christmas Village has more than 70 stalls selling gifts, handicrafts, drinks and food, and there […]

Visit the Christmas Village on Maria-Theresien-Platz in Vienna, Outside the ...


Anyone that visits Vienna, Austria during the winter months knows it gets pretty darn cold. Since I moved to Vienna a few months ago, though, I have used the cold weather as an excuse to eat hot soup wherever and whenever I can. But where can you find the best […]

The Best Soup in Vienna, Austria? Well, This Pumpkin Soup ...



From early-November until late December, Vienna MuseumsQuartier‘s ‘Winter in the MQ‘  is the place to be when it comes to late night fun. After all, not only does the museum complex courtyard have cool ‘ice pavilions’ or bars from local restaurants that serve hot spiced alcoholic punch and food, but […]

Vienna’s ‘Winter in the MQ’ is a Fun Place to ...



Not only am I a big fan of Vienna’s Ottakringer beer but, since I switched to a completely vegan diet recently, I was very interested to find out if Ottakringer was a vegan beer, or if I was going to have to change the beer I drink and like to […]

Is Vienna’s Ottakringer Beer Vegan?



When I moved to Vienna a couple of months ago, one of the first things that surprised me was how much graffiti there is around the city. Sprayed on random walls and buildings all around Vienna, what makes it stand out to me is how beautiful so much of it […]

Graffiti in Vienna, It’s on Every Street


Pop-up shops in Vienna, Austria have become incredibly popular, with so many appearing around the city, you could do an awful lot of your shopping in them. In the couple of months I’ve been in Vienna, I’ve seen everything from pop-up clothing shops, to pop-up bookshops to a shop that […]

Pop-Up Shops in Vienna, Austria — Cool Products, Fun Spaces


Vienna has hundreds of traditional Viennese coffee houses or cafes that are dotted around the city; still open sometimes a couple of hundred years after they were first founded. One such traditional Viennese coffee house is Café Sperl, located in the 6th district of Vienna (MariaHilf district). Café Sperl was […]

Cafe Sperl is a Beautiful Traditional Viennese Coffee House



If you spend enough time wandering around Vienna, Austria, you will come across thousands of narrow passageways all over the city. Passageways still in use by the general public today, and leading to all kinds of interesting places. This morning, while on my usual early morning speed walk, I snapped […]

Vienna’s Passageways Lead To All Kinds of Enchanting Places


If you like street art, and in particular murals and painted buildings, you will love Vienna, Austria as they are all over the city. Murals on apartment buildings. Murals on offices. Murals on shops, and walls and even on official buildings. In fact, there are so many murals in Vienna, […]

Vienna Murals — Man With Beard


When you visit Vienna, chances are you do not look up as much as you should. But, let me tell you, some of the best parts of Vienna are actually a few meters in the air. And, if you walk around peering into shop windows, or looking at the brightly […]

Look Up in Vienna, There’s Even More Beauty Above the ...



Citybike Vienna is an amazing program. It provides environmentally-friendly bikes either free (for the first hour), or at a ridiculously cheap hourly fee after the first hour, to anyone who wants to use one. Citybike stations are dotted all over Vienna, and all you have to do to use one […]

CityBikes Wien Is a Fun Way to See Vienna, and ...