Vienna Street Lights Go Gay For Eurovision & Conchita Wurst

We love the gay streetlights in Vienna — two gay gauys holding hands! We recently covered Vienna and the crazy Eurovision event. The grand finale of the competition will be May 23. Click here to subscribe and read our in-depth, expert-sourced coverage. Here’s a fabulous photo of last year’s winner Conchita Wurst (credit: LifeBall Conchita_Akzeptanz). Click hereContinue reading “Vienna Street Lights Go Gay For Eurovision & Conchita Wurst”

“Vienna’s Got Balls” — And That’s Official

You have to love it when a destination promotes itself as having balls! Who would have expected it from “stodgy” old Vienna? Well, actually we would have. Vienna’s is not just the capital of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire. It’s also a center for innovation, exciting modern art and lots of cool and cutting-edge events. Including theseContinue reading ““Vienna’s Got Balls” — And That’s Official”

Austria’s NYC Pop-up Store: Last Day’s Today

If you’re in New York and in need of a Viennese coffee or a Sacher Torte, hurry on downtown the Austria Pop-up Store at 201 Mulberry Street, open till 9 pm tonight. Tonight’s the last night. Here’s what you can expect: Begin your Austria travel experience this October in New York and visit our first AustriaContinue reading “Austria’s NYC Pop-up Store: Last Day’s Today”

SUITE DREAMS: THE LEVANTE PARLIAMENT HOUSE, VIENNA

By Jeffrey James Keyes The Levante Parliament is the perfect launching pad for a comfortable stay in Vienna.  The building, which dates back to 1908, has been decorated around the four elements of life: Air, Earth, Fire, and Water.  The hotel itself can be considered an art gallery, featuring stunning glasswork by Nemtoi and photography by Kurt Themessl.Continue reading “SUITE DREAMS: THE LEVANTE PARLIAMENT HOUSE, VIENNA”

Yuletide in Europe’s Cool Capitals

Vienna, above, lights up for Christmas and New Years Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com From canal parades in Amsterdam to beautiful outdoor lightning installations in Vienna, Europe’s gay-friendly coolcaptial cities (Amsterdam, Antwerp, Valencia, Vienna, and Zurich) offer a tantalizing array of Christmas activities right through the new year. Amsterdam Christmas Canal Parade (December 9, 2010-January 1,Continue reading “Yuletide in Europe’s Cool Capitals”