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Happy Halloween! Origins and Representation in Art

Happy Halloween! Have you already carved pumpkins, decorated your whole house, and are already fully immersed in the Halloween spirit? But how did Halloween even come to be? You might recall this story somewhere in the back of your head, but aren’t entirely sure? In the ‘Halloween edition’ of this blog, we won’t only shed light on this day, we will dive into how the subject of Halloween has been depicted in art throughout history. Shh, we also have a recommendation for you to further immerse yourself in the Halloween spirit at the end. Sounds good to you? Then read on!

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Dorotheum in Vienna – Auctions in Autumn and Winter 2021

The Vienna Dorotheum was founded over 300 years ago and is now the largest auction house in the German-speaking countries, as well as one of the oldest and largest in the world. But the Dorotheum is not stuck in the past, it has a modern presentation with online auctions and much more. In fall, artworks from various eras, selected antiques, furniture, and porcelain are up for bid at Classic Week and Contemporary Week. Check out further information about classic week here!

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Mystical Places in Vienna

It is undeniable that fall has arrived in Vienna. The days are getting shorter and darker, the light gets gloomier and the morning mist covers the city in a magical twilight. We wanted to seize this unique late fall atmosphere and decided to explore some mystical places in Vienna you might not have visited before. As diverse as the places are, what they have in common is their unique, and sometimes even spooky atmosphere. So, follow us on our little tour and see Vienna through a whole different lens today, away from the usual tourist destinations.

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The Digital Space and How Museums Can Make Use of It

Sculpture wearing VR glasses

When thinking of a museum, most people imagine a building where pictures and sculptures are on display. The exhibitions convey knowledge, inspiration, and new perspectives on the well-known. In addition, the rooms themselves create a special atmosphere that allows us to immerse ourselves in the world of art and culture. For many, experiencing this space is a crucial part of the museum experience. But not only since COVID-19 have there been exciting approaches to break open this traditional perception and expand it with digital offers.

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Incredible Facts About the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Leaning Tower of Pisa

With more than 5 million visitors each year, the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre Pendente) is one of the best-known landmarks in Italy. It is also the most famous tourist backdrop in Pisa, and visitors really keep getting creative when it comes to posing in front of it (we have gathered our favorite snapshots on our Instagram for you). If you are wondering now what makes this tower special and why it is tilted, keep on reading!

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The Long Night of Museums in Austria is Taking Place Again

Vienna's Art History Museum at night

In 2020, the Long Night of Museums couldn’t take place and was changed to a format called “Time for Museums.” Missing was the connective element of thousands of people strolling through the night and visiting museums together. But it’s happening again – this year’s Long Night of Museums is taking place on Saturday, the 2nd of October! Not everything is as it used to be; obviously, there are precautions for health safety in place (3G-proof plus a limited numbers of visitors to avoid crowded museums).

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5 Best Cities to Visit in Germany off the Beaten Tracks

Best cities in Germany: Trier

Germany’s cities have everything: cozy towns with fairytale castles to modern cities with numerous skyscrapers. With so many great locations, it wasn’t easy to choose the best ones and keep the list short…

Here are five of our favorite German cities off the beaten track with a lot of culture to discover!

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So Instagrammable: Vienna’s Top 8 Selfie Spots

Do you appreciate a good selfie and always want to make sure your Instagram is always on fleek? 🙋‍♀️ When you explore a new city, you might not only want to collect the best of memories, but also the best pictures possible. But no idea where to start? No worries, we got you covered! Today we show you the most gorgeous and instagrammable spots in Vienna that shouldn’t be missing on your profile. Let’s go!

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“What’s On” in Austria? Don’t miss these exhibitions this September and October!

Cover Image: © Susan Meiselas / Magnum Photos (Kunsthaus Wien)

Austria has a broad spectrum of cultural offers. That’s why we’ve launched a new series “What’s On”, where we present you with some worth-visiting exhibitions in Austria on a regular basis. Here is the first part of our fall edition with tips for September and October. There’s a lot to discover, so stay tuned!

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A Brief History of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul

The Blue Mosque till dawn

The Blue Mosque is one of the most iconic landmarks of Istanbul and a historical sight you shouldn’t miss. It dominates the city skyline and the majority of tourists’ photos. However, it’s not only a tourist attraction but an active religious building as well! Let’s find out how this breathtaking mosque came into being.

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