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Happy Birthday Hedy Lamarr

She was one of Hollywood’s most beautiful actresses of her time. So beautiful in fact, that people couldn’t believe she was also an inventor who made some groundbreaking discoveries!   The story of Hedy Lamarr is a truly remarkable one. The Austrian actress, who some considered as the most beautiful woman in the world, was…

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November 9, 2020

“Liebe war es nie”- film review

“Love, it was not”, a new film directed by Maya Sarfaty, caught me by surprise. As a jew and Israeli, i’ve watched and heard countless heart-wrenching movies and stories about the holocaust. This film, however, tells such an unbelievably complex yet human story that anyone can connect to. In a private screening at Haydn Kino,…

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October 7, 2020

Schwerelos- A floating center for your body and mind

In our modern, hectic world, it’s become quite difficult to simply stop and relax. It’s ironic how easy it is to be in constant motion and how challenging it is to just be still and in a state of inaction. Not long ago, after months of dealing with the impact of the Corona pandemic, we…

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September 26, 2020

The fire of London

Sometimes our world is transformed through innovation and creativity and sometimes it’s due to catastrophes and disasters. One example is the London fire, which happened exactly 354 years ago today. In Vienna, the most famous fires are the “Hofburg Fires” which burned and destroyed parts of the palace in 1668, 1848 and 1992.  Such catastrophes…

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September 2, 2020

Unser neuer Partner- Kombiticket Austria

Kombiticket Austria war ursprünglich das Diplomarbeitsprojekt von Constantin Badawi und Robin Berger. Seit März 2020 ist Kombiticket Austria nun ein echtes Unternehmen. Wie dem Namen bereits zu entnehmen ist, stellt Kombiticket Austria diverse Kombitickets zur Verfügung. Seit 15. Juli 2020 hat das junge Unternehmen die ersten vier Produkte im Angebot: • „1 Region, 2 Unternehmen“

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August 31, 2020

Die Wilde Wanda und andere gefährliche Frauen- The story of 22 female criminals

There’s nothing better than a good crime book, especially one based on real stories. We have the privilege of having the author Sabine Wolfgang share on our blog her latest book- “Die Wilde Wanda und andere gefährliche Frauen“. Crime is mostly male. That´s what statistics show. But in our new book “Die Wilde Wanda und…

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June 9, 2020

Our 10 best walking tours in Vienna

Top 10 walking tours in Vienna   Vienna is undoubtedly one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. The magnificent palaces, beautiful gardens and countless impressive monuments attract millions of visitors every year. Alone, it can be quite challenging to truly experience the city’s rich culture, glorious history and priceless art. For that reason, many guides and…

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May 12, 2020

הסיורים המודרכים המומלצים ביותר בוינה

שבעת הסיורים המודרכים המומלצים ביותר בוינה- סיורי סיקרט וינה וינה היא עיר מלאה ביופי מרהיב, תרבות עשירה והיסטוריה מרתקת. כיאה לעיר שקיימת כבר מאות שנים, לכל רחוב, סמטא או בניין יש סיפור מדהים לספר. חלקם הינם סיפורים על אהבה, יצירתיות והשראה בעוד שאחרים מספרים צד אחר ואפל של ההיסטוריה. לרבים הסיפורים האלה אינם ידועים כלל…

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May 12, 2020

Vesturo: Exclusive made-to-measure men’s fashion

The bright vitrines of the shopping streets in large cities usually make an impression that the existing options let us buy anything we are searching for. But what if in fact this is not the case? Imagine you are looking for something very special, something individually tailored according to your needs, taste and occasion? Think…

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May 4, 2020

Blue Danube Violins: A Unique musical instruments shop in the 8th district

Back in the days, the Austrian Empire was actively developing in direction of music art and culture. Its prestigious and prolific production of music was known worldwide and therefore Austria is always associated with footsteps of such gifted musicians as Mozart, Schubert and Strauss. These names are certainly making large impact on Austria being known…

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May 4, 2020

Scholarium: An exclusive approach towards education

The education system of the modern age is mostly driven by sophisticated brand names, the amount of funds invested to promote the institution and the mass-oriented classes with no personalized approach. The biggest issue that young people face when choosing where to study, is whether the knowledge potentially acquired during the study program will actually…

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May 4, 2020

Basenbox: Healthy and tasty Alkaline based food for your body and soul

Meet Basenbox Aside from staying at home and listening to the instructions, being healthy begins with eating healthy. This is exactly what Basenbox is all about. This great company stands for healthy, basic food and for making it as “tasty” as possible for as many people as possible in the simplest way possible. The story…

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May 4, 2020