Our editor takes a personal vacation but still comes home to write about it. Here he accompanies his spouse to Vienna, one of his favorite cities in the world.
Stretching from the Mediterranean coast of France to close to the Adriatic Sea, the Alps traverse eight countries and cover more than 80,000 square miles.
Salzburg is within roughly an hour's drive from several additional medieval sites of interest.
Read about this Italy wine country discovery. Of any region in Italy, Alto Adige receives the highest number of awards per liter of wine produced.
Dive into this new guide to a city at the cross section of eastern and western Europe: Vienna, Austria. Find recommendations for where to eat, stay and more.
Follow in Andrew Harper's footsteps on his recent trip through Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest.
Major sites in Vienna and Budpest draw throngs of tourists, but with the right strategies, it's not difficult to escape the crowds.
Like the Belvedere, this more sober baroque palace stands amid delightful gardens just outside Vienna's Ring. We booked one of the once-monthly public tours of the Gartenpalais, home to a private art and decorative object collection rivaling the Frick in New York.
Videos from my trips to Europe and the Atlantic coast.
Although Vienna now rules over a country only slightly larger than South Carolina, it still feels like the capital of an empire. The atmosphere is elegant and serene, miraculously unperturbed by the traffic and tourists of the 21st century.
The culinary scene in central Europe has come of age, and dining in Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest is a delight. We had no trouble finding soulful, traditional fare as well as sophisticated fine dining.
A video of some of the highlights from my trip to Vienna, Austria as reviewed in the August 2014 issue of the Hideaway Report.
One brisk spring evening aboard the River Beatrice, after several days of guided day trips along the Danube, we decided that an amble without an agenda would make a pleasant change.