The best Viennese facebook groups

Let's talk about some facebook groups that might be useful for residents of Vienna as well as for newcomers

Learn German: Lesson 1 FIRST CONTACTS

Online German Lesson with multimedia activities

Books for learning German: review of Schritte plus 2 (Hueber)

Those who learn or plan on learning German might find this review useful.

Windy Seestadt

My friend compared Seestadt to Las Vegas, but not because of its architecture or choice in entertainment...

Vienna Events

Find out what's going on in Vienna!

Friday, March 27, 2015

Easter markets Vienna 2015 (Wiens Ostermärkte)

Easter markets Vienna 2015 ; Wiens Ostermarkt

In Austria, Easter is one of the most important religious holidays. Easter markets with eggs and traditional decorations of many different colors and shades, concerts and attractions for children are located on Viennese squares and near some popular venues. 

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Random photo #15

giraffe; Vienna blog

Giraffes in the Schönbrunn zoo

More photos in the post Schönbrunn Zoo residents  .

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Random photo #14

Austrian field; Vienna blog

Austrian fields

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

Windy Seestadt



Seestadt metro station; Vienna blog
Yesterday, despite a strong wind we decided to take a walk to Seestadt (Aspern - Vienna’s Urban Lakeside). During the past months the cranes have been disappearing one by one, so it seemed like "the city" is finally more or less ready. Additionally, the U2 line is now going the Seestadt station more and more often, and the Wiener Linien has already changed the bus 84A end destination from "Hausfeldstrasse" to "Seestadt". All of that indicated that it would be a good idea to pay our new neighbours a visit...

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Random photo #12


A fountain in Belvedere garden

Check out more photos of Belvedere HERE

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Random photo #11



HOCHSTRAHLBRUNNEN ON SCHWARZENBERGPLATZ

Friday, March 20, 2015

Ich-will-Deutsch-lernen.de - a free platform for learning German




Ich-will-Deutsch-lernen.de is a free platform for learning German provided by the German Adult Education Association (Deutsche Volkshochschul-Verband) and subsidized by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Many different apps and platforms for learning languages require a monthly payment while Ich-will-Deutsch-lernen.de is 100% free of charge. The aim of the platform is to improve language skills of immigrants and support their integration into society.




The course contains lessons of levels A1, A2, B1 and additional 30 scenarios for work purposes. Every level includes 15 videos, listening and speaking exercises. Besides, you can train your reading and writing skills on 5 different levels of difficulty. In general, the portal features 11 000 exercises.









Random photo #10



Schönbrunn park. Happy first day of spring! 

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Random photo #9


Clouds over the Belvedere

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Random photo #8


It's time for a ride... the Wiener Prater amusement park is already open for a new season!



Tuesday, March 17, 2015

American in Vienna blog - explore Vienna with an American expat



Whether you are a resident of Vienna, or going to visit the city just for a few days, you should check Michelle’s blog called American in Vienna. The author who was new to the city not so long ago, really cares to give you honest reviews and tips from the view of an American expat in Vienna.



About the author
Author of American in Vienna blogMichelle is a woman born in the USA who has moved to Vienna due to her marriage. Fascinated by the city, she decided to share all her discoveries and findings of Vienna on the blog which she created in November 2014. Until now, Michelle has been a very active blogger and you can follow her posts with many social media channels (FbTwitterInstagramGoogle+Pinterest) .

Blog Content
Whenever Michelle is going to a restaurant or a Café you can be sure that she will give you an honest report. In the category “FOOD & DRINK” you can also find good quality photos of interiors and food. If you are a food enthusiast, please remember: it’s not the best idea to look at these photos BEFORE lunch!





In the category “CITY LIFE” you can find information on sights and places in Vienna worth visiting, as well as events worth participating in, with photos. Even native residents of Vienna might read about a place where they have never been to or heard about.

If you are a newcomer don’t forget to check out RESOURCES where you can find some links to useful sites, groups, lists and guides.




Vienna photo

Random photo #7



A nature - friendly house in the "Blumengärten Hirschstetten" in Vienna.


Monday, March 16, 2015

Random photo #6



Schönbrunn in March 2013

Sunday, March 15, 2015

St. Patrick's Day explained




Why on 17th March people in Vienna are running around looking like plants or bearded goblins while I'm drinking green beer?



It's all about St. Patrick's Day.






Saturday, March 14, 2015

Random photo #5



The tallest and the most impressive skyscraper in Austria

Friday, March 13, 2015

Lesson 6: FIRST CONTACTS; Conjugation of the verb heißen


odmiana czasownika heißen




Today let's talk about conjugation of  heißen - to be named/called


Thursday, March 12, 2015

Random photo #4


From my afternoon walk in last summer

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Events in March

Random photo #3


My favorite side of Stephansdom.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Random photo #2









Show on Saturday 7th March

Random photo #1




A photo from "Montur und Pulverdampf " event which took place on 12th and 13th July 2014. That was one of the best Viennese events that I've participated in.

Monday, March 9, 2015

The best Viennese facebook groups


Facebook is the most popular social network with over 1 billion users. Nowadays, almost everyone in every age has a facebook profile and might be considered "dead" or "non-existent"  if not... 

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