Welcome to American in Vienna!

I’m Michelle. I grew up in Connecticut, USA, but am currently living in the beautiful city of Vienna, Austria since June 2014.

Photo by Aneta Pawlik

Photo by Aneta Pawlik

How did I end up here?

My husband Aldin got a job in Austria’s capital, and so I decided to leave the familiar and comfortable and step into a new life in this European city.

Why Did I Start Blogging?

During my first year here I made to sure to explore and discover as much as I could in Vienna. I encountered so many great things, ate so much good food, realized things about myself and culture I decided to start a blog and share with the world my findings.

What Else Happened…

I created Women of Vienna — an English-speaking Facebook community and resource for international and local women living in Vienna and the surrounding areas. I built the community with a team of women from January 2015 – 2017 and to this day WoV continues to connect, support and inspire thousands of women.

More About Me

I have many interests and passions: To name a few — I really enjoy traveling, drinking a good cup of cappuccino, and going to the English cinema.

On the weekends you can find me out with my husband or friends for brunch, or attending one of the many events Vienna provides.


If you have any questions, want to say hi, or collaborate on a project with me, please click here!

Best wishes, Michelle