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Adolf Loos Vienna: 10 Spots Where He Broke Ground

Adolf Loos Vienna: Loos Haus upper facade

Where in Vienna can you explore modernism by architect and cultural critic Adolf Loos? Inspired by Loos’ polemic style guide Ornament and Crime I thought it was time to share a list of the 10 best Adolf Loos related sites to visit in Wien and surroundings. Who Was Adolf Loos? Adolf Loos Vienna. Born in today’s Czechia in 1870 Loos was a …

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Vienna Christmas Market Guide and Map 2021

Vienna Christmas market on Freyung

Vienna Christmas Market Guide 2021. Each year Vienna and various local associations fit more than a dozen Vienna Christmas markets with Christmas trees, mulled wine, traditional food, and arts and crafts stalls. In addition, some of them boast live bands and gospel choirs, ice curling rinks, and even fire dances and an Alpine log cabin. To find out where and …

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Vienna City Guide With Covid-19 Guidance: Travel With Native Insight

What To Do In Vienna, My Homec​ity When visiting a cultural capital like Vienna Austria there is a lot you can load on your plate. However, with just a few days to spend you can’t afford to go wrong. On Vienna Unwrapped I’m sharing not only my home city’s best attractions and where to stay. On top of this you can access …

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Burgenland Wine Tour: Wine Tasting Near Vienna

Burgenland wine tour: wine colour display

Burgenland Wine Tour. You have probably tasted the wines of this boutique Burgenland winery if you buy Austrian wine at home. The wine estate is located in the south east of Vienna and still a secret on the tourist front. There, an innovative vintner from a traditional family estate has created a sensory wine world that offers a fun wine experience with wine …

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Austria’s Capital: Useful Facts And Must Knows

Austria Capital. To get an in depth view of Vienna beyond tourism highlights I’m going to present you with facts and perspectives of Wien, my home city. At the end of this post you will have an exact idea where Wien is in Europe, about the Vienna population, Vienna’s history and districts and what Wien is famous for, its current …

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Burgenland Austria: Top Attractions And Outdoor Activities

Burgenland: Vineyards and Neusiedlersee

Burgenland Austria. For most travellers Burgenland is still uncharted territory. For us Viennese, the historic Land of Castles and its ancient Celtic wine culture represents a Southern escape: Thanks to lots of sunshine, vineyards, a rolling landscape, spas and Neusiedlerseee we use Austria’s warmest region for culture and wellness. Find out about Burgenland’s top attractions and outdoor activities, the best tours, and …

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Vienna With Kids: 16 Surefire Tips For City Fun

Schonbrunn's Children's Museum

What is there to do in Vienna with kids? Which classical music activities are fun for them? And where are the best playgrounds for children? Actually, my own kids and their local cousins were pivotal in pulling together this cheat sheet for young parents visiting Vienna.  But before you dive into the top 16 highlights for children in Vienna, here …

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Jewish Vienna Walk: My Review Of A Jewish Vienna Group Tour

Jewish Vienna Walk. Certainly there isn’t much left of the Jewish Vienna you or your ancestors may have known. But what is left, together with the recent ‘renaissance’ of the local community, fascinates. Since I wanted to get to the bottom of Jewish culture in Wien I joined a Jewish Vienna tour. Here is what to expect from it: “There is no Jewish …

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Vienna City Centre – The 4 Smartest Old Town Routes

Graben boulevard in Vienna

Just imagine a UNESCO World Heritage stretching across three square kilometres (1.16 square miles) – that is the Vienna City Centre. In fact, old town Vienna brims with history, palaces, classical music venues, coffeehouses and restaurants, and high-end shopping. When it comes to architecture, you will find a mix of Medieval, Baroque, Historistic, Art Nouveau, Modernist and sleek contemporary sites. …

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Vienna Wineries – Heuriger Guide And Wine Tastings

Vienna districts: Buschenschank Wolf in Doebling

Vienna wineries. Where are the best wineries and wine taverns in Vienna? And what about wine tasting? Few people know that my hometown is the only world city with a notable wine growing industry. Local wineries are a fantastic excuse to venture out of the city centre and into the green outskirts of Grinzing, Neustift am Walde, Stammersdorf, and Jedlersdorf. …

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