Waltz through hip Vienna

Old-world charm meets hipster chic in the Austrian capital

"What are Austrian hipsters like?" I once asked an Austrian friend.

He confirmed that the species existed in recognisable form - that is, replete with facial hair and lumberjack shirts - but that the hipster pandemic had come to Austria only roughly seven years after the rest of the world.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 15, 2018, with the headline 'Waltz through hip Vienna'. Print Edition | Subscribe