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24 Signs You Studied Abroad In Vienna

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1. Your walk to school consisted of seeing buildings like these

Walking past St. Stephans Cathedral just became another daily routine for you!
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Walking past St. Stephans Cathedral just became another daily routine for you!

2. Spending 5 consecutive hours in a cafe was totally normal

Cafe culture in Vienna is described as "a place where time and space are consumed, but only the coffee is found on the bill."
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Cafe culture in Vienna is described as "a place where time and space are consumed, but only the coffee is found on the bill."

3. You bought all of your family’s souvenirs at the Saturday morning flea market near Naschmarkt

Finding the perfect gift was always easy when there were over 400 tents selling everything from paintings of Vienna, to fur coats and vintage postcards.
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Finding the perfect gift was always easy when there were over 400 tents selling everything from paintings of Vienna, to fur coats and vintage postcards.

4. The CAT became your best friend

Because the CAT can get you from Landstraße to the airport in16 minutes flat.
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Because the CAT can get you from Landstraße to the airport in16 minutes flat.

5. Kaffee und Kuchen – nuff said

Between 3 and 5 pm was Kaffee und Kuchen time. AKA.. it was time to cozy up in your favorite cafe for some coffee, cake, and good conversation among friends.
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Between 3 and 5 pm was Kaffee und Kuchen time. AKA.. it was time to cozy up in your favorite cafe for some coffee, cake, and good conversation among friends.

6. Need groceries or a new outfit on a Sunday? Too bad. Everything is closed!

Everyone ran into this struggle at least one. In Vienna, it is impossible to find grocery and clothing stores open so everybody stocks up on Saturday night.
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Everyone ran into this struggle at least one. In Vienna, it is impossible to find grocery and clothing stores open so everybody stocks up on Saturday night.

7. You ate kebab or käsekrainer at least once a week

8. But somedays you opted out for kebab and got a noodle box

The constant struggle between Lucky Noodle and Happy Noodle.
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The constant struggle between Lucky Noodle and Happy Noodle.

9. In your eyes, the 2 euro coin is the greatest thing to ever exist

You can buy a whole meal with just coins. What could be better than that?!
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You can buy a whole meal with just coins. What could be better than that?!

10. You realized how wonderful the U-Bahn was after visiting other cities and using their public transportation

Thank you, U-Bahn, for being quick and speedy at all hours of the day.
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Thank you, U-Bahn, for being quick and speedy at all hours of the day.

11. Your idea of a nice flower garden looked something like this

No big deal.
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No big deal.

12. Getting a schokocroissant was the best cure to any hangover

Dear Anker, you are a life saver.
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Dear Anker, you are a life saver.

13. You saw this everywhere you went

"The Kiss" by Gustav Klimt is a very famous piece of art held at the Belvedere in Vienna. You can spot any tourist in the city if they have a tote bag with "The Kiss" on it.
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"The Kiss" by Gustav Klimt is a very famous piece of art held at the Belvedere in Vienna. You can spot any tourist in the city if they have a tote bag with "The Kiss" on it.

14. Going to the library to study meant going here

The Austrian National Library was the inspiration for the beloved Disney movie "Beauty & the Beast"
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The Austrian National Library was the inspiration for the beloved Disney movie "Beauty & the Beast"

15. You probably got to attend a ball in an imperial palace

You can find tickets to a ball for under 30 euros, or even cheaper. Head on over to Peek & Cloppenburg for the perfect gown!
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You can find tickets to a ball for under 30 euros, or even cheaper. Head on over to Peek & Cloppenburg for the perfect gown!

16. Disovering Milka, Manner Wafers, and Mozartkugeln was like discovering life again

These 3 items were probably the cause to your excessive wait gain after arriving in Vienna...
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These 3 items were probably the cause to your excessive wait gain after arriving in Vienna...

17. Your idea of a fun Saturday was spent here!

Take a ride on the world's highest flying swing set at 117 m up. Here is where you will find one of the best views of Vienna!
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Take a ride on the world's highest flying swing set at 117 m up. Here is where you will find one of the best views of Vienna!

18. Mixing wine and sparkling water was a way of life at the heurigers

Spending the day at a heuriger in Grinzing was pure bliss, if you were willing to make the trek out there!
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Spending the day at a heuriger in Grinzing was pure bliss, if you were willing to make the trek out there!

19. For some, going to Loco every Wednesday wasn’t a hobby... it was a way of life

If you arrived to the club between 7 and 8, each drink was 50 cents so you were probably wasted and in bed by 10.
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If you arrived to the club between 7 and 8, each drink was 50 cents so you were probably wasted and in bed by 10.

20. You could watch a world famous opera for 3 euros

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21. Easter and Christmas consisted of hot wine and kaiserschmarrn at the markets

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22. You instagrammed a photo like this with the caption “Vienna waits for you” in reference to Billy Joel

You did... didn't you?
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You did... didn't you?

23. Wienerschnitzel. That is all.

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24. You feared your U-Bahn pass would get checked at Karlsplatz on the ONE day you didn't buy a ride

That'll cost you 103 euros... nein danke!
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That'll cost you 103 euros... nein danke!

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