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Rick Steves Over Brunch: Vienna
Rick Steves Over Brunch

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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UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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 […]