A long time tramming

Vienna has one of the best public transport systems in the world.  I live in one of the outer districts, and yet I can make it into downtown in under half an hour, including walking time.    Yesterday I got to find out more about the long history of trams and public buses in Vienna duringContinue reading “A long time tramming”

Fridays for Future

Time for a pro-nature conservation rant (after all, my VienNature Culturegram has the word “nature” in it, and I´ve been neglecting that part a bit). “Species have always gone extinct”.  “The earth´s climate has changed many times before”.  This and other unscientific global warming and climate change myths  are commonly spouted by the uninformed andContinue reading “Fridays for Future”

Street art goes museum

The Wien Museum´s central location on Karlsplatz has now been emptied out in preparation or extensive renovation and reconstruction works that will start this fall.  Meanwhile though, the museum curators Karina Karadensky and Christine Koblitz had the excellent idea to make the walls of the museum available for street artists, who have painted all roomsContinue reading “Street art goes museum”