When are national public holidays in Austria in 2023? There are 14, but not everything is closed on them

When it comes to national public holidays in Austria, the same ones apply every year. The…

Austria 5th safest country in the world according to 2022 Global Peace Index – occasional violent demonstrations only negative

When it comes to being safe, there are not many countries that beat Austria. In fact,…

I don’t recommend flying Vienna to Dublin on Aer Lingus, not if you like your luggage to arrive and hate being lied to

I am not someone who normally complains about the airline I fly. After all, I have…

Who are the wealthiest people in Austria in 2022 and what do they do?

While many people living in Austria make exceptionally high salaries, especially compared to other less affluent…

Austrian population increases in first six months of 2022 by more than 82,000 people

In some of the latest information released by Statistics Austria, it appears the Austrian population increased…

How many Austrians were killed in World War II? A huge number compared to population size

How many Austrians, both military personnel and civilians, were killed in World War II? I am…

How many British citizens live in Austria? More or fewer than you think?

As a Brit living in Austria myself, I am always interested to meet other British citizens…

Do you need a PCR test to visit Vienna, Austria in August, 2022 and beyond?

One of the things would-be travelers to Vienna, Austria are still asking is “Do you need…

€150 energy voucher in Austria not easy to get for some — here’s why

The new €150 energy voucher in Austria, ie: the €150 credit on the annual electricity bill,…

What language is spoken in Austria? Does the country have only one official language?

Now, while you may think it is obvious what language is spoken in Austria, it depends…

EU passport scan system and ETIAS travel permit for non-EU citizens delayed until 2023

The new EU passport scan system (aka Entry/Exit System or EES), which was expected to be…

Covid quarantine in Austria no longer required for asymptomatic people as of August, 2022

If you test positive for Covid in Austria, as of August, you are no longer required…

Best pharmacy in Vienna, Austria? Apotheke zum Papst in Ottakring is my choice

Sure, I could start this article by telling you about the “The Best Pharmacy in Vienna,…

Can you drink tap water in Austria? You might be surprised

When it comes to one of the many things I love about living in Austria, one…

Violence against women in Austria – at least 20% of women have been victims of violence

While the crime rate in Austria is low compared to countries like the United States and…

Where to buy vitamins in Vienna, Austria and the cost compared to U.S. and UK

If you are in Vienna, Austria or planning on being here soon, one of the things…

What is Austrian government doing about coming Russian gas shortage?

As if high inflation, high gas (petrol) prices and the threat of more mask mandates and…

Free German classes in Vienna, Austria in city parks for beginners or intermediates

One of the cool things about being in Vienna, Austria in the summer is the free…

Riders of e-scooters in Vienna should be regulated more before someone is killed – Opinion

One of the very few things I dislike about living in Vienna, Austria are the rental…

Vienna named world’s most livable city for 3rd time now Covid-19 restrictions have ended

As a Brit who will have lived in Vienna, Austria for six years next month, I…