The Ottakringer Brewery in the 16th district hosts a variety of different festivals, concerts, and events throughout the year. The Feschmarkt, an event that takes place at least twice a year in June and November, brings definitively indie/alternative Viennese artists together in a space with its very own style and flare – the artists set […]

Celebrations at the Palais Liechtenstein

I recently had cause to attend a celebration at the Palais Liechtenstein in honor of the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Assuming that I would never have this chance again, I accepted. My invitation fluttering in my hand, I walked down that red carpet with my mouth a little agape at the […]

Hafen Open Air

I recently had the good fortune to come across the┬áHafen Open Air Austrian Music Festival, a two-day event bringing together talented musicians from both Austria and Germany. I hesitate to say that the festival is located in Vienna. Instead, I’ll say that it is located on the extreme outskirts of the city (read: when asked […]

Ode to Vienna

This blog will be my ode to Vienna; to living in a city that is equal parts concert and coffin, city and sanctuary.