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Best Place To Live: Testing Most Liveable City Vienna, Austria

Vienna metro: Cafe Central

Do you live in the best place to live? Find out why Vienna Austria is the world’s most livable city, and how you as a traveller can test it, using seven key insider travel tips. Best Place to Live: Official Rankings Vienna has been ranking among the most livable cities in the top 8 places of three respected annual ‘quality of …

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Jewish Vienna: Map, Top Sights, and Walking Tours

Jewish Vienna: Judenplatz

Do you want to trace the foot steps of your Jewish ancestors, when in Vienna? Since the Jewish community in Wien goes back 900 years you’ll have plenty of sites to see. Here are the best places of Jewish Vienna to visit. Leopoldstadt Jewish Vienna. The former Jewish quarter was known as the ‘Matzoth Island’ of Vienna. The inhabitants of Leopoldstadt were almost …

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Jewish Museum Vienna: Judenplatz and Dorotheergasse

Jewish Museum Vienna

Vienna has almost 900 years of Jewish history.  To get a thorough idea of the Jewish community in Vienna in the past and present,  tour the Jewish Museum Vienna. It brims with stories in every information board, object, video and quote. I have been at the museum to learn more about the Jewish part of my family. Museum’s Main Building Jewish Museum Vienna. The main building is located …

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Vienna Tours To Salzburg: Best Day Trips From Wien to Salzburg

Vienna Tours to Salzburg: city view

Vienna Tours to Salzburg. Are you up for Salzburg while in Vienna? At 250 km (155 miles), Austria’s second most popular city is not far off. However, ensure you don’t spend redundant hours in transit. In my case, I travelled twice from Vienna to Salzburg for a day in a friend’s car: great company and good journey but no highlights on the way, and we got …

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Ringstrasse Vienna: Map, Illustrated Guide And My Favourite Tours

Ringstrasse Vienna, Austria

Ringstrasse Vienna. Where should you start to explore the city? Go in a circle. Ringstrasse girds the city centre. It lines up more than 20 great sightseeing spots and is the perfect start for first time visitors. Check my quick guide with map and tour suggestions of what to see. Why Ringstrasse Was Built Ringstrasse dates from 1858. Emperor Franz Joseph I. had the former city walls …

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Vienna Shopping – Best Streets, Centers and Addresses in Vienna

Vienna Shopping

Vienna Shopping Streets and Centers If you are looking for Vienna shopping tips, I’d love to share some of the best addresses in Vienna with you. I’ve got them straight out of my personal address book. The best shopping streets are the elegant city center with Kärntner Strasse, Graben, Kohlmarkt and Tuchlauben and the bustling neighbourhood high street of Mariahilfer Strasse, which starts …

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Third Man Movie Tour: A Native Viennese’s Tour Review

Third Man Movie Tour: Wien river

Third Man Movie Tour. Even if you visit Vienna for the first time it pays to join a special themed tour like the ‘Dritter Mann Tour’.  Not only will you get under the skin of an international cult film, you will also get to know Vienna off the beaten path. Read my review and watch the Third Man move trailer below. Why I Liked The …

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Vienna by Night Tour: Tips for Self-Guided, Private And Group Tours

Vienna Walks: Hofburg

See Vienna In A Different Light Vienna by night. Taking this out-of-the-ordinary walk through town still covers top landmarks. Just switch off the sun. Street lights and special lighting accentuate shapes and dramatise even the loveliest baroque squiggles and fountain nymphs. Doing a Vienna walk by night also lets you peek inside those town palaces without flat pressing your nose… Mölkerbastei Climb up …

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Central Cemetery Vienna – Private Tour Through Zentralfriedhof

Central Cemetery Vienna: Strauss and Brahms graves

Central Cemetery Vienna. It sounds weird but nowhere else does Viennese history become so alive than at Wiener Zentralfriedhof. I’m sharing my review of a private tour there. We traced celebrity musicians’ graves like those of Beethoven, Strauss, Schubert, Falco, and of other famous Viennese.  Vienna residents have a reputedly tender relation with death. ‘Death has to be a Viennese…’ goes a …

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Vienna Segway Tour Review: Key Spots and Hidden Gems

Vienna Segway Tour Review: Stephansdom

Vienna Segway Tour Review. Criss-crossing Vienna on a segway is a rare treat for me.  I had done it en groupe before my partner guide and friend Yvonne suggested to take me on a private tour. How much group fun would I have to sacrifice for that extra dash of independence and subtle street presence? Forbidden Strauss I refreshed my skills on a quiet stretch of …

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