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…

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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/