Weekly painting classes with Abby Brown

A young artist, Abby Brown, is offering painting classes – which might be of interest to our users. If you sign up for the class, let her know that you found out about the class through Vienna Expats. We’ve included some further information from her class description to give you a better idea about what…

Assistant Position – until the end of 2017 at the Swiss Permanent Mission to the OSCE

There is a temporary position from 01.10.2016 until the end of 2017 at the Swiss Permanent Mission to the OSCE in Vienna for an assistant. The Swiss Mission to the OSCE is looking for a team-assistant speaking English, German and at least some passive French!

Job Opening – Regional Services Manager – Aramark

Aramark (http://www.aramark.ie and http://www.aramark.de) are looking to start hiring in Austria, with the first position being for the role of Regional Services Manager, with the following qualifications: An Austrian degree in law or business administration or facility management is mandatory. At least one year of working experience within an Austrian facility management firm or passing…

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…

2 September 2016 – Craftwine TasteIval – Discount for Vienna Expats Users

Our friends at Craftwines have kindly offered a 10% discount to Vienna Expats members booking online through their website to attend the 1st Craftwine Tasteival, which is open to the public on the afternoon of 2 September 2016. In addition the entry to the event also includes the shipping of wine within Austria purchased at…

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/