September 25, 2023

What can we expect from the Covid situation in Austria this autumn?

The number of Covid infections has been rising in Austria recently. Austria's Health Minister Johannas Rauch has spoken out about what to expect this autumn and winter.
September 25, 2023

Where to buy and sell second-hand items in Austria

If you are planning on selling your old computer or buying new clothes on a budget, you should know about the best places in Austria for second-hand items - and some important tips.
September 25, 2023

Grocery shopping in Austria: How much could you save by switching chains?

With food prices rising in Austria the weekly grocery shopping bill has become more of a burden on households but is there anything to be saved by switching chains? David Everson-Baltas crunched the numbers.
September 25, 2023

The changes to know about Austria's 'repair bonus' scheme

It can cost a lot of money to get broken electrical items, like a washing machine, smartphone or stove fixed. But Austria has a programme to subside the repairs. Here's what you need to know about the new rules for it.
September 25, 2023

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Monday

Austria's far-right Freedom Party remains at the top of polls, repair bonus programme changes, a 'sexist' ad withdrawn and more news from around Austria on Monday.
September 24, 2023

As planet gets warmer, ski gondola maker goes urban

Austrian company Doppelmayr is well known for making gondolas for ski resorts, but its workshop is increasingly building cable cars for congested cities as climate change has opened up new markets.
September 24, 2023

Colds and flu: What to do and say if you get sick in Austria

It’s that time of year again when many of us will be coughing and blowing our noses. If you're feeling a bit under the weather, here are the German words you'll need and some tips on what to do.
September 24, 2023

Explore Austria: Mauer, a charming wine-hiking spot on Vienna’s outskirts

Catch the very tail-end of the wine season and autumn foliage in one of the lesser-explored corners of the Austrian capital: Mauer.
September 23, 2023

EXPLAINED: Why isn't Austria in NATO?

Austria's long-standing "neutral" status dictates many of its diplomacy and policies, including when it comes to its military alliances.
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