Vienna Travel Guide

Articles about Vienna

By Katie James
Kurt Gutenbrunner may have grown up in Wallsee—a small town along Austria’s Danube River—but it’s Vienna that’s played the most significant role in his culinary trajectory. “I was lucky enough to live and work there during the early years of my ca...
By Bruce Schoenfeld
I was sitting in an ornate dining room eating a breakfast out of the Hapsburg Empire: cheeses, meats, smoked fish, black bread with apricot jam—not a cereal bowl in sight. Chandeliers hung from the ceiling. Framed landscapes adorned the walls. Out...
By Gabrielle Blitz
By Diane Selkirk

We’ve catalogued cutting-edge and historic libraries, from Australia to Vienna.

By Everett Potter

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By Adrien Glover
See our slideshow of the World’s Best Secret Dining Clubs. “Look for the man learning How to Cook Everything. He will direct you to the location of the feast.” And so began a recent cloak-and-fork odyssey that ultimately led some 150 food lover...

Restaurants in Vienna

Inside the century-old Hotel Bristol next to the world famous opera house, Korso bei der Oper draws after-opera crowds by night for formal, elaborate dinners—and those in search of a more casual lunch, by day.

Things to do in Vienna

Stand in the middle of Michaelerplatz to admire Loos's 1910 Goldman & Salatsch Buiding, now a bank. The six-story green marble-clad structure was once considered so shockingly unadorned that window boxes were added to appease the neighbors.