Vienna is a powerhouse of art filled with museums and exhibitions. Since numerous museums are located just in the heart of Vienna’s first district, we often forget about the extraordinary places that are located in other districts, such as in the Vienna’s 14th district.
Between 1886 and 1888, the famous Jugenstil (art nouveau) architect Otto Wagner built the opulent summer villa surrounded by nature for himself and his family. This outstanding villa is located in Hütteldorf on the border of the historical “Wiener Wald”, which today is open to the public as a museum.
*NOTE: Due to the current raising COVID-19 infection number, a temporary lockdown is in effect from 22 November until 13 December. Travel to Austria for touristic purposes will only be possible again after this period. Find all current information here.
There is nothing better in winter, than enjoying a hot cup of coffee and a warm Apfelstrudel inside a nice cafe. Living in Vienna for nineteen years now, I am a Viennese by choice. Within all these years, I have visited almost all cafes in my hometown, and I know what I am talking about. Literally, I spent a lot of money in Viennese cafes and restaurants, and I don’t regret it, here is why?
From traditional coffee houses where waiters serve drinks in abundant surroundings, to the modern coffee shops, Vienna has one of the best coffee houses in Europe. One of the reasons why I love living in Vienna– it’s filled with truly charming Viennese coffee houses but also there are a lot of beautiful Cafes in Paris style, which I love.
September is when we slowly start to say goodbye to summer days and welcome the beautiful golden season of fall. When everyone is going back to school and work, for me this month starts with a lot of work appointments, events, new projects and new travel destinations. On September 2nd, The Fragrance Foundation Austria honoured me to be one of the expert jury members of this year’s DUFTSTARS 2021.
Outstanding perfume creations were awarded at the DUFTSTARS Gala 2021, with the highest award in the perfume and cosmetics industry.
In December 2018, the luxury hotel Ritz Carlton Vienna has transformed its lobby into a very stylish and sophisticated Italian restaurant named Pastamara. Beautiful design, warm lightening, wooden details and natural tones – anyone who enters the Pastamara – Bar con Cucinafrom the reception area, immediately will feel the atmosphere that the Italian ritual of the aperitivo.
Nowhere are balls celebrated so majestically and splendidly as in Vienna, and this tradition has continued for many decades. Viennese Ballsare the most glamorous annual galas and a high-key social events. Many international celebrities from the world of culture, art, business, politics and sports attend the Viennese Balls to celebrate the night with the orchestra of Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna State Opera and the Vienna State Ballet.
While the wind gently pulls the leaves off the trees, golden and ruby red colored leaves carpeting the cobbled streets. You will be amazed by picturesque sunny parks, and the vineyardsof Vienna’s surroundings. As one of the most beautiful cities in the World, Vienna becomes even more beautiful during fall.
Personally, I love Vienna in fall! A perfect time going outdoors and enjoying the crisp, fresh air of fall. You can experience the most picturesque surroundings of Vienna, or long walks through the vineyards. So, today I want to share with you, my favorite things to do in Vienna in fall.
Get ready for the exclusive insights of my “Golden Twenties” experience at Vienna’s stylish hotel –Hilton Vienna Plaza. Located right in the heart of the famous Vienna’s Ringstraße, The Plazais in walking distance to St. Stephen’s Cathedral and other important sights of the city. The building was built in 1872 as a primer hotel (Hotel Austria) for the World Exposition, which was due to take place a year later (the Ottoman Foundation of Ahmed from Constantinople and an Egyptian assembly with mosque and minaret has been constructed at the same time). Continue Reading…
What makes us want to travel and explore the world? Of course, the cultural differences we encounter. Being able to understand the humans from their cultural standpoint of where they come from and what they believe, as well as where those beliefs come from. Therefore I want to talk about the World Museum or Weltmuseum Wien (former Museum of Ethnology) in Vienna, which is the largest anthropological museum in Austria build in 1876. Located in the Hofburg Imperial Palace, WMW has a comprehensive ethnographical and archaeological objects from Asia, Africa, Oceania, and America. Since November 2014 the museum was closed due to renovation and was reopened on the 25th of October 2017.
Ethnological museums are witnesses to the cultural diversity and changes of our human societies. – WMW