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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Most Livable City, For the 8th time


Best City, Blog

  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 […]

Café Little Britain, Big English Servings


Blog, Coffee Shops, Where to Eat

Café Little Britain definitely gives you a very cozy vibe and wakes up the wanderlust in you. Wanderlust;  (desire to hike/enjoyment when one wanders) a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world. Fernweh; (farsickness) longing for far-off places, to visit a particular city or place. German has always been a […]

One Day in Vienna


Blog, Quick Tour

Fast fact: Vienna being small compared to other cities frequented by tourists is a great advantage for those 14-day European tours covering 6 or more cities. Considering time allotted for travel from another city and leaving for the next, sleeping and eating, it can be estimated that there’s more or less 14 hours to see […]