What is the crime rate in Austria? One of the lowest in the world, even for murder

One of the many things I have loved about living in Vienna, Austria is how low…

Is it mandatory to carry an ID in Austria? You may be surprised at the answer

A question I actually did not know the answer to was asked by an American friend…

Should you tip in Vienna, Austria and, if so, how much?

One thing you will probably notice if you spend any time in Vienna, Austria, or anywhere…

FFP2 masks still mandated on all Austrian Airlines flights in May, 2022 (and beyond?)

Updated: As of June 1st — Mask mandates have finally been lifted on most Austrian Airlines…

Is abortion legal in Austria? Is it legal in the first, second or third trimester?

As the abortion debate continues to rage in the United States now that it seems likely…

What does Porto zahlt Empfänger mean in German? Does the envelope need a stamp?

I periodically get letters through the mail in Austria that require some type of form completing…

Do Austrians watch The Sound of Music? Many haven’t even heard of it

Growing up in the United Kingdom, the 1965 movie The Sound of Music was one of…

What is the average height in Austria for men and women?

In the seemingly ‘useless’ posts I will likely make over the next few months about anything…

Where to buy baking soda in Vienna, Austria and what it’s called in German

The German word for baking soda is… Living in or visiting Vienna, Austria and not speaking…

What is the main religion in Austria? Is the country Catholic, Protestant or what?

I was talking to my father about religion in Austria last week, and he was surprised…

Where is Vienna located? Sure, it’s in Austria, but where?

As a follow up to my article yesterday on ‘Where is Austria located?‘, today we have…

Where is Austria? No really, where is the country located?

While the title of this post may sound a little strange, I will guarantee you most…

Austrians speak English better than almost any other non-native speaking country and here’s proof

Back in October, I wrote an article asking the question “Do Austrians in Vienna speak English?”…

Use Wise to send money from U.S. to Austria, get higher exchange rates and faster speeds

The first couple of times I sent money from the United States to Austria, I used…