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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 […]

UNESCO World Heritage Site #40: Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape (Austria)
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Visiting Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape (UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

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 […]

My Favorite Travel Experiences of 2016
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My Favorite Travel Experiences of 2016

Round-up posts: either you love them or you hate them, right? They’re kind of like that sitcom episode where everyone just sits on the couch and remembers the cool shit that happened in earlier episodes, but they don’t move the story forward, and if you’re up-to-date on the show, you’ve […]