Expat Support

A Sweet Texan Lady in Vienna

I first met the sweet-natured Belén of Viennese Dreams at a Women of Vienna dinner night. The first moment she spoke I could hear the American accent and I immediately asked her where she is from. ”Texas,” she replied.  Cool, a Texan! Though I’ve never been to Texas, it’s certainty…

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Expat Support

Interview with Internations

Internations.org was one of the first membership organizations I joined when I moved here in Vienna. Through signing up for their Albatross membership, I got the opportunity to attend parties basically free of charge and offered welcome drinks.  They also have activity groups one can join in on, like a volunteering group that…

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Breakfast

The Ever-So-Fancy Haas und Haas

I know I mentioned this in a post before, but I will say it again — I’m a huge breakfast person! Meaning, breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and I enjoy going out for breakfast here in the city. One day I googled best breakfast places in Vienna…

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Must See, Vienna

Vienna’s Central Cemetery

It was a warm and sunny day with a hint of spring in the air. My husband and I took the 30+ minute metro and tram ride from Westbahnhof to venture over to Vienna’s Central Cemetery, Zentralfriedhof. The tram stopped at Gate 1 (Tor 1). As we walked through the…

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Events, Vienna

Vienna’s Special City Sky Liner

Vienna is celebrating its 150th anniversary of its most beautiful and well-known avenue, ”Ringstrasse” which rings around Vienna’s center. The ring is best known for it’s famous sights (Opera House, Parliament, Town Hall, Art Museums), large parks and  important monuments to name a few. To celebrate the anniversary, the city…

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Lunch & Dinner

Eating American: TGI Fridays Vienna

My husband and I were ending our afternoon walk when our conversation started like this. ”I’m hungry…” ”Me too…” ”Where should we go out?” ”I don’t know, how about Italian?” ”Eh…no…how about Chinese?” Pause. Then a crinkle to the face. ”No…” Then we started to list off restaurants, but nothing…

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