Vienna is the Most Livable City for 2019!

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Vienna did it again: topping Mercer’s list of the most livable cities for the 10th time now! While there are  other lists with their own criteria, we have only featured Mercer’s list here. The write up and photos for 2018 is here and for 2017, here. Mercer’s rankings factors the following: housing, economy, political and […]

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Vienna: Most Livable City, for the 9th Time!

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  Last year’s Mercer’s quality of living survey placed Vienna on the top spot, and not to disappoint, this lovely city tops it again this year – the ranking includes 231 cities. Vienna: Most Livable City, is followed by Zurich (2), Auckland and Munich (in joint 3rd place), Vancouver is in 5th place (same as last year) which […]

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Most Livable City, For the 8th time

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  Vienna emerged as the most livable city for the 8th time per Mercer’s ‘Quality of Living’ survey (March 2017). And while I have been featuring a chunk of Vienna for the past 10 years (almost), it felt as though the result is not as surprising. While the survey has a number of criteria in […]

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Vienna is the Most Livable City for 2019!


Best City, Blog

Vienna did it again: topping Mercer’s list of the most livable cities for the 10th time now! While there are  other lists with their own criteria, we have only featured Mercer’s list here. The write up and photos for 2018 is here and for 2017, here. Mercer’s rankings factors the following: housing, economy, political and […]

Changwon K-POP World Festival 2018, Austria


Events

Thirteen performers went up the stage to compete for this year’s Changwon K-Pop World Festival at the Hall E of the Stadthalle Vienna on Saturday, June 16. A mixed-group, Young Blood grabbed the grand prize this year. With the popularity of the Boyband BTS, it is no doubt that their music and dance moves were seen the […]

The City of a Thousand Blossoms


Blog, Seasons in Vienna, Vienna in Spring

No, that’s an ambitious claim. I’m sure Holland, Umbria, Ashikaga (and the whole of Tokyo), Cotswold, Ottawa, Lake Tekapo, Provence, Amalfi Coast, Washington, Versailles, Vancouver, and Baguio city among others would top the list of places with the most flowers in a season. Considering that these cities have hectares of flower fields to display millions […]

Electronic Sports Festival 2018


Events

Six thousand – more or less – gamers and eSports/online game fans attended the very first Electronic Sports Festival 2018 in Vienna at the Hallmann Dome over the weekend (March 24 and 25). They were there to play out various virtual reality systems, some retro gaming while others just came to the chill-out zone to […]

Vienna: Most Livable City, for the 9th Time!


Best City, Blog

  Last year’s Mercer’s quality of living survey placed Vienna on the top spot, and not to disappoint, this lovely city tops it again this year – the ranking includes 231 cities. Vienna: Most Livable City, is followed by Zurich (2), Auckland and Munich (in joint 3rd place), Vancouver is in 5th place (same as last year) which […]

Apple Store Opens in Vienna


Vienna News

Kärntner Straße is easily the street I’ve featured mostly on multiple blogs. It stretches through Vienna’s center, the Stephansplatz and is lined up with all things both locals and tourists would fancy, a well-trodden shopping district. And February  24 marks a history both for this busy street and Apple as  the latter opens its very […]

5 Reasons to Visit Vienna: Living the Good Life in Austria


Blog, Quick Tour

The grand imperial city that is Vienna stands proud, claiming its place as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This ninth most populous city in the European Union is also one of the most preferred locations for the headquarters, conventions, and events of international organizations. Even as Vienna has retained its old world grandeur, it has […]

Most Livable City, For the 8th time


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  Vienna emerged as the most livable city for the 8th time per Mercer’s ‘Quality of Living’ survey (March 2017). And while I have been featuring a chunk of Vienna for the past 10 years (almost), it felt as though the result is not as surprising. While the survey has a number of criteria in […]