Your trip in one sentence My first time in Vienna, discovering that it was a wonderful city to spend your summer, with a lot of parks, gardens, the Danube river, outdoor restaurant & bars...
Why did you travel there ? I was invited by the Vienna Tourism Board for a crazy blogtrip, in order to discover that Vienna isn't only an old & traditional city
How did you get there ? By plane (Air Berlin)
Where did you sleep ? At the wonderful 25 hours hotel.
This place has beautiful and huge rooms with a circus design, and a big terrace on the rooftop to have drinks and see the whole city
What was the biggest cultural shock ? The mix between the historical museums and buildings, and the modern architecture, the street art..
Especially in the MuseumsQuartier area.
What was your most interesting encounter ? I met Astrid, from Superfly FM (Viennese radio station).
She interviewed me about Hejorama, and we met her again at Volksgarten pavillon on a Friday night.
Tell us a story that happened to you there I watched the Euro 2012 semifinal with other travelers at the Danube Canal (Holy Moly restaurant, on a converted transport ship).
It was funny, because everyone along the canal was watching this match, in an exciting atmosphere!
What did you do at night ? I drunk cocktails and "aperol" :)
What were your cultural activities ? The MuseumsQuartier, especially the Mumok (Modern Arts Museum).
Which song illustrates best your trip ? Soulwax 'A Fifth of Beethoven'
Mix between history and modernity!
Your favourite local word ? Schnitzel
Your favourite local food ? Schnitzel!
Your favourite place ? The MuseumsQuartier area, especially during night, with a lot of people drinking on the "Enzis" in a nice atmosphere.
And also the Old Danube, where you can rent boats, paddle boat, and go swimming!
Will you go again ? For sure!
Take your Hejbook Join the mile-high club on your way there Learn the coolest word of the local language Eat the local speciality Become smarter in a local museum Find the fleamarket and buy someting exotic Befriend and give your business card to the local mob boss Wander in the city at night Get lost at least one time Engage a (drinking for instance) contest with a local Sleep with a local Pretend to be local and have someone believe it Go to the zoo and hug a bear Share all your crazy stories with the world on hejorama.com
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