Naschmarkt On Saturdays in Vienna the Naschmarkt (food and drink market) is taken over by the Flohmarkt (flea market). Stalls and stalls of antiques, artworks, jewellery, clothing, and any other thing someone could come across in their basement. I have been trying to go to the flohmarkt for the past 2 months but every weekend … Continue reading Naschmarkt, the Winter Palace, and the MAK
On Saturday our Erasmus Buddies at the Academie organised a group trip to Graz for the day. We met outside of Westbahnhof Station at 8am to catch a 2 1/2 hour bus ride there. Arriving at 11, we were just in time for the Farmer's Market which had a huge array of veg, cheese and … Continue reading A day in Graz!
The Museum für Angewandte Kunst (Museum of Applied Arts) was a recommendation from a friend because of the beautiful interior very similar to the Akademie der Bildenden Künste (my school while I'm here). I noticed as soon as I walked in that the ceilings were hand-painted with the same intricate alcove designs. As is the … Continue reading MAK – Museum of Applied Arts
The MuseumsQuartier is a large courtyard made up of arts-related spaces. In the centre are the three main art galleries: The Leopold Museum, the Kunsthalle and MUMOK. There is also Zoom for kids and the Tansquartier which is a contemporary dance centre. http://www.mqw.at/en/institutions/ I chose to pay for a combined ticket to the Leopold and the … Continue reading MuseumsQuartier
In my room I have a small TV that's tuned into Austrian channels. Since the internet has not connected to my laptop yet, my only option is to watch TV shows that I can't understand. But I'm hoping that this will help me to learn German faster! I've found watching the kids programmes the easiest … Continue reading Kunsthistorisches Museum
Registering in the city of Vienna Registering was a very easy experience. We took the Meldezettel (registration form) that I had been given by OeAD, filled in, along with my passport to the registration office up the road from my halls. The forms are also there at the office so don't worry if you don't … Continue reading Meldezettels and sachertorte