Christmas markets become New Year markets in Vienna


As Christmas fades once again into the background and New Year takes precedence the Christmas markets in the capital Vienna have transformed overnight into New Year markets. There are now officially five New Year markets which sell a range of lucky charms and fireworks and these have been joined by 336 street stalls that are […]

Getting Festive in Vienna


Countless Christmas markets may spring up in cities across Northern and Central Europe during the coming months, but it is Vienna’s Christkindlmarkt that deserves a special mention. The tradition of winter street markets in Austria dates back to the Middle Ages and markets selling festive items and seasonal food have since then become a staple […]