If moving to Vienna it is worth being aware of customs regulations that apply, especially if moving from a non-EU Member State.
Vienna International Jiu Jitsu Club is one of the only English-speaking martial arts clubs in Vienna, and is aimed at giving non-German speakers the chance to learn a martial art.
Living in Vienna, you have an opportunity to experience a city with a distinct culture and history that spans over 2000 years. On your walk to the store, commute to work, or weekend stroll you pass icons of history that you might never know are there. Would you like to learn the secrets hiding in…
The class is not just about the technical skills of drawing and painting, but also learning how to think creatively and artistically.
The Consular Division of HM British Embassy has advised us that a new series of UK passports will be being phased in from late January 2017. The main difference is that the passports will revert to having a signature in ink, to be signed upon receipt of the passport. Further Info: https://abta.com/news-and-views/news/signatures-in-uk-passports
We have had a number of requests for information about getting a visa for the United Kingdom from Vienna (searches on our website and forum). Since March 2014 commercial partner TLScontact has been managing the running of a Visa Application Centre in Vienna. There are no longer any visa application services at the British Embassy….
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…
The song that British comic duo Morecambe & Wise were best known for was a song called “Bring me sunshine” – and the opening lines went “Bring me sunshine / in your smile / bring me laughter / all a while” and recently there has been a surge in comedy shows in English in Vienna….
What’s the tradition about? The evenings are drawing in, now that autumn/fall is here. One of the typical treats of this time of year is the Martinigansl season in Late October to mid November. In Austria Martinigansl is the goose served to celebrate St. Martin of Tours.
After two Meet & Greets at Hofbräu zum Rathaus we are returning to Mel’s Diner for this month’s Meet & Greet! 20 October – VE Meet & Greet @ Mel’s Diner