German Learning in Graz – January

Here are some of my favourite places to learn German at affordable prices, plus free German conversation groups continuing on-line. German Classes Sabine Eichler is a wonderful teacher and offers small group classes with Love2Learn. She customises each class around her students learning goals and makes German learning fun and interesting! Currently Sabine is offering […]

Brexit update – Article 50 card

From January 1st 2021 until December 31, 2021, all Brits living in Austria will need to apply for the Article 50 card to exercise their right to remain and work in Austria under the withdrawal aggreement. Graz is already taking appointments, but as you have a whole year to apply there is no rush! Documentation: […]

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 […]

Graz Interview #4 – Isabella

Interviews with locals and expats offering their own perspectives & recommendations for living in the lovely city of Graz. I’m happy to introduce you this time to an Austrian! Isabella Keilani is a long-term Graz resident and has her own language coaching company, providing training to improve client’s German & English skills using the NeuroLanguage […]

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 […]

Shopping guide for fashion, art & design in Graz

I recently picked up this great little shopping guide – Guided* Graz . It lists independent small businesses which specialise in fashion, furniture and jewellery. As well as food & drink, cultural tips and places to stay. The focus is on the city center as well the Gries / Lend area, so very easy to […]