Austria

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Austria — From opulent Vienna and the snowy ski villages of the Tyrolean Alps to the breathtaking resorts of the southern lake district, Austria features a phenomenal array of cultural and natural attractions. Because the country is relatively small, visitors with a week or two (and a few key German phrases) can take in historical sites and venture into the storybook-style countryside.

Why Go

For the stunning Alpine scenery, excellent spa resorts, and a stroll along the Danube in beautiful Vienna.

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Jim’s Journal: A Walk Around Vienna

August 15, 2014 by Jim Sherman

I traveled to Vienna this year to attend the Life Ball, the largest fundraiser for AIDS research in the world. The event is televised on Austrian TV and is ... Read More »

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4 Open-Air Festivals to Visit in Europe This Summer

May 07, 2014 by Christine Wei

What's better than getting cultured with a round of opera in Europe? Doing it en plein air. Whether you prefer soaking up some sun during the day or catching the ... Read More »

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British Airways Lets You Spend One Day in Rome (Or Vienna, or Geneva, or Munich...)

March 12, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

British Airways has just launched its discounted "daytripper fares" for travelers flying from London to a handful of European cities. The catch? (Or, perhaps the ... Read More »

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5 Former Olympic Cities Where Travelers Can Enjoy the Spirit of the Games

January 27, 2014 by Alex Schechter

Yes, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have been mired in controversy, but we can't help but get into the Olympic spirit as the opening ceremonies (February 7) ... Read More »

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11 Otherworldly Snow & Ice Festivals Around the Globe

December 16, 2013

The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in northeast China - one of the world's biggest - boasts more than 11.5 million cubic feet of life-sized castles, ... Read More »

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