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What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
Name three things that you wish you had brought and three you wish you had left at home.
Car is of no use really in Vienna, as public transport is very ggod
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What advice would you give someone preparing to move to your area about the actual move, choosing a neighborhood and finding a home?
Vienna is not such a friendly place if you come from America - very "provincial and suspicious nature abounds here. If you are staying a long time...+5 years consider to try and integrate, if less than 5 years then move to 18th or 19th districts, expats slums. In the 18th & 19th you have lots of Eng speaking temp families with which you have things in common.
What type of housing do you live in? Is this typical for most expats in your area?
apartment, yes most are in Apartments
How did you choose your neighborhood and find your home or apartment?
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