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  • Burned at the Stake: The Story of the Viennese Witch
    The fire went higher and reached Elisabeth Plainacher’s feet. Soon she would go down in history as the only person who had been burnt at the stake in Vienna for performing witchcraft. […]
  • Viral Talks: Wien, zwischen Menschen und Hunden
    »Wien, Wien nur du allein sollst stets die Stadt meiner Träume sein!« so sang der echte Wiener Rudolf Sieczynski um 1912. Als Fremdenführerin ist es für mich nicht schwer nachzuvollziehen, wie sehr […]
  • How to become an art student at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
    The old lady wished me good luck for my entrance exam at the Academy of Fine Arts when I left the subway station. With my huge backpack, parts of my easel sticking […]
  • To different times a different theater
    Imagine sitting at the Vienna State Opera during a concert, sipping wine, trying out a cigar and eating a Schnitzel. That sounds quite nice, huh? If you close your eyes, you can […]
  • Der echte und unechte Jüngling vom Magdalensberg
    Im gedimmten Licht des Raums Nr. 7 des Kunsthistorischen Museum Wiens dreht sich die lebensgroße Statue eines Jünglings langsam um die eigene Achse. Sie ist das Herzstück der antiken römischen Sammlung. Dabei […]
  • Viral Talks: a ballerina in Vienna
    From the eyes of a tour guide, Vienna is indeed the most beautiful city in the world. But let’s be honest, a tour guide’s perspective might be historically accurate, but it will […]

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Art & Culture

Museums, food, drinks and a tad of folklore – enough for you to feel some Viennese vibes, wherever you are reading from.


Stories about Vienna and Viennese personalities throughout the centuries.
Because history is not a book, but a puzzle that cannot wait to be solved.


Unravel the city through the eyes of persons passing by, living in, exploring Vienna.
Warning: you may feel the sudden urge of experiencing Vienna firsthand while reading.

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