• 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,”…

  • 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…

  • Expat Insights

    Interview with Blog Expat

    I had the privilege to be interviewed by the awesome expat blog site, EasyExpat.com. Here is my interview below! From the USA to Austria: American in Vienna 1. Why did you move abroad? My husband. We met…

  • Lunch & Dinner

    Meet the Stelze

    A popular dish from Bavaria, the Austrians marinate or pre-boil a pork knuckle in a caraway seed and garlic brine, and roast until the skin is crisp. This food is served with 2 types of mustards (sweet and…

  • Breakfast,  Vienna

    Breakfast at The Point of Sale

    Right down the street from the city’s popular food and flea market, Naschmarkt, is the trendy breakfast spot, The Point of Sale. Serving breakfast until 16:00 (4pm), this place was one of the first breakfast spots I went to…

  • Breakfast,  Vienna

    Irish Breakfast at Lane & Merrimans

    Located on Spitalgasse 3, in front of the Vienna University’s campus lays the Irish Pub, Lane and Merrimans.  The restaurant features an organic market, where food items like porridge, potato chips, English vinegar, gluten free spaghetti, fresh…

  • Lunch & Dinner,  Vienna

    Okiru Running Sushi

    Located inside Lugner City Mall is Okiru Running Sushi. In the states I’ve never heard of running sushi, so to discover it here in the city was quite a treat.    However, every time I come here,…

  • Events,  Vienna

    Schönbrunn Christmas Market

    Today is the opening of Schönbrunn Palace’s Christmas market (Christkindlmarkt).  Open from 10am to 9pm and until the December 26, visitors can enjoy browsing, shopping and eating at this popular tourist destination. It was a bitter cold…