New on-street parking rates in Vienna from 1 January 2017

Vienna city council has increased on-street parking rates effective from 1 January 2017, with new new Parkscheine on sale from the end of November. Current prices have been raised by a flat 5 percent (for all length of parking vouchers). Parking vouchers that have the valid pricing until 31 December 2016 will no longer be…

Introducing Vienna Diplomatic – online shopping for expats and diplomats

Vienna Diplomatic is a new and exclusive online shopping experience for expats and diplomats, and sells a range of luxury goods, including perfumes and spirits. Maria Kitsati, Vienna Diplomatic’s Sales Manager, remarks “Our aim is to provide expats and their families with access to luxury goods.” The exclusive web shop is only available to expats,…

Why Austria goes wild for Wild

Austrian cuisine is still very seasonal – which is a very welcome change to the globalization-related all-year-round strawberries and other items which used to be seasonal. Usually family-run restaurants will have a chalk board that proclaims something being in season – be it asparagus (Spargel), goose (Martinigänsl), grape must (Sturm), or as currently is the…