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Oh Vienna! An Austrian Feast...

We are huge Eurovision fans in our house. Usually the evening’s food for the Song Contest draws inspiration from all over Europe but as tonight’s final is coming live from Vienna, it gives us the chance to go full-on Austrian with one of our favourite meals. 703 more words

Eurovision 2015: the kitsch-fest comes of age?

by Ianthe Greenwood

Our Eurovision correspondent checks out the talent in Vienna.

 Love it or loathe it, the Eurovision Song Contest has become an institution since its first tentative broadcast back in 1956. 592 more words

Culture

Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria

Ah the beauty continues with Vienna. The past visits have been to some gorgeous palaces. The first and foremost is Schonbrunn Palace which is a MUST SEE place. 122 more words

Travel

5.22.05—Day 147 Vienna, Austria

Ten years ago today we arrived in Vienna, Austria early in the morning and started to look for a hostel. Our concept of what we considered expensive had drastically appreciated, so when we found beds for $16, we reserved them immediately. 424 more words

Travel

Eurovision Song Contest 2015 - My Predictions

Well we are almost there, literally as I am typing up this blog, the Jury Rehearsal is taking place for the Grand Final tomorrow.

For all of you newbies, the jury rehearsal consists of a full run through of tomorrow night (including dummy voting!) and all of the acts perform just as they will tomorrow. 819 more words

Music

High above Vienna

Vienna’s Donauturm is 252 meters tall. It takes the elevator about 30 seconds to travel to the observation deck. The view from up there will take you a lot longer to forget though. 62 more words

Austria

Eurovision Drinking Game 2015!

It’s that time of year again, so get your drinking hats on and sit down in front of the cheesiest night in the European calendar. Before we start, there are two things that are completely irrelevant to this game: 1,548 more words

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