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Welcome to the blog of Apartment.at - Your specialist for Vienna. Do you want to get to know the real Vienna and its people, apart from the guidebooks, then you are in the right place here. Look forward to fascinating insights into Vienna, its people, art & culture and what it is that makes life worth living here.
Did you immediately understand the title of the blog article? Is the language somewhat familiar for you but at the same time sounds a bit foreign? Or did you understand it right away? Translated it means: Welcome to the Esperanto Museum. How it came that Vienna became the center of the planned language Esperanto and even got its own museum, that's what Bernhard Tuider from the Esperanto Museum tells you today.
From 22nd June to 24th June, the Danube Island Festival, Europe's largest open-air festival, will take place, this year for the 35th time. It all began in 1983 as a small family event, at that time as an attempt to establish an festival here. However, the number of visitors had already clearly exceeded expectations in the first year and thus the festival remained as an annual fixed date.
Honey from the city. What may sound a bit contradictory at the beginning, it is not at all, as Uli and Karl Heller from Honigstadt explain to me. Because in Vienna bees find a unique habitat.
Vienna and its coffee houses are inseparable and famous throughout the world. So what is more obvious that there is a coffee museum in Vienna. Here you will learn everything about the history of the coffee house, the coffee and much, much more. About this Karl Schilling, coffee enthusiast and co-founder of the museum, will tell you more about.
One weekend, two times enjoyment. Two festivals await you on May 11th and 12th, and entice you with culinary delights: the Genussfestival (Viennese Gourmet Festival) in Stadtpark and the craft beer festival in the Marx Halle. Then let's see what you can look forward to.
Books are also a beloved passion of mine, and so I was more than happy to discover the Wiener Buchboutique (Vienna Book Boutique), a small but fine bookstore in the 4th district. Here you do not just get books with a focus on Austrian authors but also a loving and very expert advice from Marion Oeller, the owner.