Tag: austria

Vienna or Bratislava? Which Danube City is Right for You?
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Vienna or Bratislava? Which Danube City is Right for You?

Bratislava and Vienna have more in common for travelers than many might think, but they still are very different cities. While they both are traditionally seen as geographically “Central European,” Vienna is as east as the west gets, while Bratislava is culturally Slavic and Eastern European. So if you’re wondering […]

Rick Steves Over Brunch: Vienna
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Rick Steves Over Brunch: Vienna

For this episode of Rick Steves Over Brunch, Chris Mitchell (travelingmitch) and I chat about the 2006 Rick Steve’s Europe episode “Vienna.” We see Rick Steves’ Vienna – one of sauerkraut, sachertorte, and apple tart – but he leaves a bit of room for the sites. We’re not loving the cold open […]

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Visiting Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape

Never heard of the Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape? How about the much friendlier and more marketable Austrian Lake District? Still no? Don’t worry-I hadn’t either.   My Visit   I spent the first half of December ping-ponging between two equally powerful childhood fantasies: pretending to be an Austrian princess and pretending […]