Local Tip Have you seen the movie 'The Third Man', starring Orson Welles? Well, this is where many of the scenes took place. The wheel and the carts look exactly the same as in the 1940's.
Local Tip Luciano Pavarotti requested to use the grand piano in the Imperial Hall to quickly rehearse a few arias before performing at the State Opera. So the concierge politely asked the guests if they would not...
Over the past decades Austria has acquired more and more resonance as a skiing destination, beloved by both locals and visitors from abroad. But not...more »
Vienna is synonymous with lavish balls, music, the waltz and sensational works of art. However, the heart of Europe hides many secrets under its veil of a perfect city. Here, in 1913 Stalin, Marshall...more »
The world thinks of Vienna as a cultural capital in Europe. Not only for its innumerous art attractions and architectural heritage, but also for its...more »
In 2010, an article in the journal Nature hit like a bombshell. The French-Moroccan geologist Abderrazak El Albani from the University of Poitiers and French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) described the oldest macrofossils of complex, colonial organisms from 2.1-billion-year-old shales in Gabon. Life on Earth originated... more »
5HMAD is the graduation fashion show project by the fifth year students of the Herbststraße, a fashion and art school in Vienna. On March 22. 2014, 16 ambitious fashion students show their graduate collections, which represent the knowledge and experience the students gained in 5 years of intensive education in fashion. If you like... more »
Stanley Kubrick (1928–1999) is acclaimed as one of the most famous and important directors of the twentieth century. His ability to tell perfect filmic stories is legendary and has written his name into the annals of film history. Once queried about his work method, Kubrick gave the simply answer: “Well, I never shoot anything I don’t... more »
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