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Music Museum Vienna: The House of Music Reviewed

Music Museum Vienna: House of Music's interactive sound installation

If you are after a top music museum Vienna hosts the House of Music. This interactive place lets you explore the world of music in a uniquely comprehensive way: from the creation of sound and voice to musical instruments, composing music, and the stories of Austrian composers. In the lobby piano enthusiasts will even find a piano to play on. My …

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Car Rental Vienna: How To Rent a Car in Austria

Visit Vienna: rental car

Car Rental Vienna. When I take my family back to my Viennese hometown, we sometimes rent a car. Over the past years, our experience with car rental in Austria has grown. Find tips for getting the best deal, a car rental checklist, and  driving and parking tips. Do also check the alternative option: renting a car with driver. The Car Rental …

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Vienna State Opera Guide 2021: 5 Must Knows, 3 Good-To-Knows

Vienna State Opera: auditorium

How to book Vienna State Opera tickets and what is the dress code at Wiener Staatsoper? For classical music fans like probably you (and me) a night at the opera is one of the best ways to spend an elegant evening in my hometown. As a matter of fact, the Vienna State Opera powers world famous opera singers, the world’s …

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Vienna Walking Tours: 9 Thought-Provoking Walks

New Year's Eve Concerts: Hofburg Palace

If you belong to the smart 27% of Vienna visitors*) who are keen to learn about the city while there check these eight Vienna walking tours. Since my home city offers almost 100 guided walks start on top with this manageable list of the best group tours: from basic orientation walks to expert-led tours, from Jewish to architectural, shopping and …

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Austria Fashion Shopping In Vienna: Where To Buy Austrian Folkwear

Austria Fashion Shopping: Ludwig Reiter

Austria Fashion Shopping. If your taste only partially overlaps with mine, you will like these Austria fashion shopping tips: What turns my head are fashion classics with a twist, and clean contemporary styles made in Austria. Gössl: Best of Austria Fashion Shopping Austria Fashion Shopping. Why buy? Outstanding quality traditional Austrian folk dress, many pieces quite simplistic or in contemporary design that won’t …

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Austrian National Library: What To See At Vienna’s Nationalbibliothek

Austrian National Library, State Hall

With more than 12 million books, is the Austrian National Library just one of the Imperial Palace’s 2,600 rooms you can skip? Should you pony up EUR 8 for visiting a potential tourist trap? I have been there. Here is my review along with some background. History In Brief The institution of the Austrian National Library dates back almost 450 years …

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Gustav Klimt Artwork: Guide to Top Paintings

Are you as passionate as me about Gustav Klimt artwork? I was lucky enough to be born at the centre of his artistic work in Vienna. You are going to benefit from my Klimtmania with this one page appetiser: Gustav’s life in brief, what makes his art so brilliant and a closeup of his top 7 paintings. Gustav Klimt Artwork: What Makes …

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8 Dumpling Recipes To Make Austrian Knödel

Dumpling Recipes: strawberry knodel

Dumpling recipes. Since Austrian knödel are my favorite mood food my collection of sweet and savory dumpling recipes has grown during the past years. When I dig into them, I bite into my home country. To show you how versatile and easy they are to prepare, learn how to cook eight different types dumpling types below. What Are Austrian Knödel Made …

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Vienna Winter Palace of Prince Eugene

Vienna Winter Palace Prince Eugen: room with battleground paintings

The Vienna winter palace of Prince Eugen is an exquisite town palace in the city center. It is the perfectly located off-path treat during your sightseeing. I used 45 minutes of my time to review the dwelling of one of Europe’s greatest statesmen and warlords. Find out below what to see and learn at Eugene of Savoy’s baroque home. UPDATE: As of …

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24 hours in Vienna – 7 Itineraries For One Day In Vienna Austria

24 hours in Vienna: deckchairs of Museum of Fine Arts

24 hours in Vienna. Since it’s small, can you cover Vienna in one day? As many people visit Europe on a round trip they have one or two days for Wien. While you can’t totally cover Vienna in 1 day, you can slice and dice it to your own preferences. To give you an idea of what is doable, here are …

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