stunning vienna waterside

Postcard-perfect, indoors and out

We could fill up this page with breathless prose praising Austria's stunning landscapes, but nothing we say could come close to witnessing it first-hand. Mile upon gorgeous mile of rolling valleys and alpine peaks serve as the backdrop in this land built for hikers and trekkers of all experience levels. And once you've had enough of the Great Outdoors, the fun continues inside grandiose Hapsburg palaces, charming mountain towns, and the sensory delights of downtown Vienna. Be careful though; after a few gulps of refreshing mountain air, you may not want to go home.

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Six Favourite European Christmas Markets

Dec. 13, 2013, 12:05 p.m.

Christmas markets: the perfect antidote to winter darkness as they bring friends and family together over handfuls of sweet roasted almonds and mugs of hot spiced wine

Top Places to Eat and Drink Across Europe

Aug. 27, 2013, noon

So you're headed to Europe? You must know that besides its art, history and incredible architecture -- the continent is a great place to satisfy your inner foodie! It's also a great place to imbibe, and not just the kind of liquid that can make you extra giddy.

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