Things to Do

Vienna Christmas Markets

In Austria Christmas starts in November somehow. That´s when the first Christmas markets open. Vienna has an enormous variety of Christmas Markets to offer. Actually it seems there´s one around the corner no matter where you are and in deed you don´t have to walk far from one to another in Vienna´s city center. You read more …

Viennale – Vienna´s International Film Festival

If you´re visiting Vienna these days you´ll have to face moody autumn weather. May be the best way to escape fog and rain is to take advantage of the Viennale, Austria´s most important Film Festival. The international Film Festival takes place since 1960 and offers a broad spectrum of artistic movies from around the globe. Many read more …

O´zapft is! How to Oktoberfest 2013

The Oktoberfest runs from 21 Sept – 6th October 2013 What do hostel workers need most after an exhausting summer season? A sixteen-day beerfest, along with a hostel full of intoxicated guests. NOT, you would think, but we actually still enjoy this. OK, we could do with less puke in the elevators, but there are read more …

TOUR DU MONDE -Bicycle Stories, Vienna

Cycling is big in Vienna in 2013. Vienna not only hosted this year´s Velo-City conference, but also dedicated the whole year as the Viennese Year of Bicycle. Besides various efforts to make the cyclists´ lives easier throughout the city, there´s now also an exhibition taking place in MAK. Showing an iconic bike collection of the read more …

Walking in Vienna: Spring Is Waiting for You!

A few weeks ago, we introduced WildUrb, a Vienna based online community that encourages urban people to discover urban space by walking. As spring is pampering us with sun and warmth these days, it’s time to head outside and discover Vienna’s outdoor secrets! So we asked Doris from Wildurb to give us her personal recommendations read more …

Vienna in One Day: a Sightseeing Quickie

Vienna is full of great sights and things to see. BUT: if you are on a short trip, time might be scarce… SOLUTION: just take this list of our personal recommendations to explore the Austrian capital in just one day. However, you will either have to get up early or be really quick. If you read more …

A 6 steps guide for moving to Austria

You need information about moving to and living in Vienna? Here is the right stuff for you: the online community “feelslikehome” helps foreigners with their first steps in the Austrian capital – free of charge. Moreover, feelslikehome is aiming at teaming up people to receive group discounts to save money in the first weeks after read more …

Walking in Vienna: Sightseeing off the Beaten Track

Vienna now has it’s first urban walking community: WildUrb encourages urban people to walk and to discover urban space by foot, to create sustainable, funny and interesting perspectives of enjoying urban space. When I first saw WildUrb I thought “wow, that exactly the spirit we stand for, that’s perfect for travellers to get into a read more …

Winter in Vienna – sightseeing tips from our expert (pt.2)

Our wombats Vienna guide and expert Charles gives you his personal recommendations for your stay in the Austrian capital. This is part two of the “things to do in Vienna in winter” series – the first part can be found here. Culture & Arts – Gustav Klimt Vienna is celebrating the 150th birthday of Gustav read more …

Winter in Vienna – sightseeing tips from our expert (pt.1)

Christmas time is over, but the winter has still taken over Vienna. But that’s no reason to not enjoy the Austrian capital. There are plenty of things to do and to see in this great city in wintertime! Our wom-walk guide and Vienna expert Charles collected some recommendations for sightseeing and activities in Vienna. This read more …

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