Silvia’s Cornershop – British groceries

Fans of Silvia’s Cornershop (previously at Schillerplatz) will be pleased to hear she has reopened again near the Karl Franzens university and close to the Stadtpark at Harrachgasse 12. Alongside her Austrian regional products and organic produce from their Biohof, Silvia has a nice range of British products, including baked beans, biscuits (custard creams, hobnobs, […]

Die Manufaktur – sustainable textiles

Die Manukatur is a workshop in Gries with a great social purpose. They focus on helping people who are having a hard time entering the workplace and train them on traditional handicrafts, furniture restoration, monument preservation and textile repairs. They also have a small store where you can buy their handmade textiles and upcycled products. A […]

Where to buy a cake in Graz

For special occasions and birthdays it’s nice to have a cake specially made. Here are some options where you can order a cake or have one custom made (remember to order a week or more in advance if possible). Mehlspeisenfräulein is run by two young women who love to bake! They offer homemade cakes, cupcakes, […]

Local Artist – Katcha

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists & shops in Graz. Katcha Bilek is an award winning designer and a fabulously cool person. She has worn many hats and previously lived in an old fire engine in Spain, creating upcycled art installations for […]

Local Artist – Tamzin

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists & shops in Graz. Today I would like you to meet the delightful pattern designer Tamzin Merivale! Originally from Ireland, Tamzin recently moved from Florence to settle in Graz. Her love of doodling led to the […]

Local Artist – Sarah Löcker

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists & shops in Graz. Today is the American artist Sarah Löcker and her wonderful Christmas gift ideas. Personalized mini house paintings – a great gift idea for people that are impossible to buy for! Just send […]

Local Shop – Fabeltisch

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists & shops in Graz. Today is Fabeltisch! Fabeltisch is a new store near Lendplatz (Mariahilferstraße 23, opposite the die Haarschneiderei). They opened this year and have a beautiful range of ceramics manufactured in Portugal in the prettiest […]

Local Artist -Samburu Beads

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists in Graz. First up is Samburu Beads! These stunning colourful necklaces, earrings and bracelets are made by the wonderful artist Peninah Lesorogol and the women from her Samburu tribe in Kenya. They are made from real glass […]

Package free filling stations at Interspar

Two Interspar supermarkets (at CityPark and Murpark shopping centers) are now offering package free filling stations for over 40 organic products. Including pasta, rice, mueslis, nuts as well as pulses and dried fruits. You can bring your own containers or use the paper bags provided by Spar. The filling stations are next to the fresh […]