Pickpickerl area extends to 18th from 5 September 2016

Just a reminder for those of you who live in the 18th district and drive a vehicle – as of the 5 September 2016 you will need a resident’s parking permit to park on the street. General info on parking permits, the specific areas where it applies and the application process etc. is also available…

Rail Travel in Austria

Following a massive redevelopment of the site occupied by Vienna’s old Südbahnhof, Vienna’s new fully operational Hauptbahnhof is Vienna’s rail hub, as well as having a wide range of shops. Where previously travelling through Vienna from Western Europe meant arrival at the Westbahnhof and then a tram or U-Bahn transfer to the Südbahnhof for onward…

Some advice for looking for jobs

The very nature of expat life, particularly for trailing spouses, is often one where there is a great deal of insecurity and where finding a job is very difficult. Often you are being immersed into a previously unknown culture, and while your partner has a good package, relocation benefits, your own search for employment often…

Be aware of scams and cold calling

There are a lot of phone scams that do the rounds – usually trying to extract money, personal details or both from you. One such phone scam doing the rounds at the moment (through +43 688 64842524 with a number of male and female callers) purports to be from a lost and found service and their…

13 September – Vienna English Comedy Night returns!

Patrick Lamb’s Vienna English Comedy Night returns after a summer break and features Sally-Anne Hayward and John Moloney. Tickets are EUR 15 – and the event will be held at Aera in Gonzagagasse 11 in the 1st district. More information: http://www.vienna-expats.at/events/13-september-patrick-lamb-english-comedy-night/

200 Seconds Vienna – Pitch the City – Competition

Vienna Business Agency has a fabulous competition for all you creative people out there – it is called “200 seconds Vienna – Pitch the City” and people are invited to put together videos of 200 seconds in length to promote the city we call our adopted home. Further information is available on the Vienna Business…