Here is a list of all the cheap food places I have discovered during my stay in Austria's capital. Berliner Doner https://www.tripadvisor.at/Restaurant_Review-g190454-d9715580-Reviews-Berliner_Doner_Wien-Vienna.html A very popular food stand found on Zieglergasse in District 7. They serve Turkish kebabs, sandwiches and noodle boxes at unbelievable affordable prices -- €3.50 for a falafel wrap! Maybe not the healthiest option … Continue reading Cheap food in Vienna (also great for vegetarians and vegans!)
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 Erasmus Buddy Network is an organisation that sets up trips, evening classes and other social events for Erasmus students. Last night I attended the EBN Welcome Dinner which was held at Mozart's, a cute traditional-style restaurant near Westbahnhof with antlers hung on the walls and fur rugs on the benches. They served all of … Continue reading Dinner at Mozart’s
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
Arriving and Transport Me and my mum (who I persuaded to join me for the first couple days) arrived in Vienna airport at 10:30am. It was a short train ride into the centre of the city and a taxi ride with a lovely driver who acted as a tour guide to the OeAD office. OeAD … Continue reading Getting settled in