02 Jul
The Best of Austria: Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck

Photo by Paul Dodson, courtesy of 23 Photos of Vienna. In central Europe lies a mountainous, land-locked beauty of a country that’s defined by rolling hills, breath-taking Alps, and vast green meadows. Austria is one of Europe’s top destinations, increasingly popular with growing numbers of visitors....

24 Mar
Cruising the Danube

It was during a recent Atlantic crossing on the Queen Mary 2 from Southampton to New York City that I had to remind myself I was at sea and not kicking back in a five star resort, firmly planted on terra firma. The mirror calm...

22 Aug
Trails of the Vienna Woods

The Vienna Woods — romanticized in operetta, literature, and the famous Strauss waltz — stretch all the way from Vienna's city limits to the foothills of the Alps to the south. You can hike through the woods along marked paths or drive through at a leisurely...