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My European friends smiled and raised their eyebrows when I told them I was planning a visit to Kitzbühel. “High society,” they said. “Famous downhill.”... Read More

Greetings from the bunny hill, where I am very happy. If no one objects, the bunny hill is where I would like to remain. I enjoy going to the top of the... Read More

Before leaving New York for Schloss Velden, in southern Austria, and Capella Castlemartyr, in County Cork, Ireland, just as I was choosing which ties to... Read More

Berlin | KadeweThe PlaceA veritable Disneyland of comestibles, the sixth floor of the KaDeWe department store showcases all the latest food trends and... Read More

'Vienna was always a meeting point,’ Dr. Erhard Suess was saying. ' Now we are a gateway.’ Suess, the fiancé of a close friend, was having a coffee in... Read More

ArtEuropeLondon"Hogarth" at Tate Britain (through Apr. 29). This wide-ranging retrospective, the most comprehensive devoted to the 18th-century British... Read More

Good design enhances every aspect of the travel experience. Walking into a beautifully built air terminal or railway station can ease the stress of... Read More

At home in New York, my husband and I always celebrated the Christmas holidays with music. He would make a list of recordings for each day during the... Read More

You reach the Hapsburg-era spa resort of Marienbad the way you reach a destination in a dream or a fairy tale: through a dense, dark wood, on a long and... Read More

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express—a reconstruction of the train that inspired Agatha Christie's famous mystery—glides from Paris to Istanbul in six days... Read More

Cooking courses ... Austria drive ... South Pacific a deux ...I'd like to attend an amateur cooking course in the United States. Do any of the... Read More

It is quite certain that when I am in Salzburg I long for a hundred amusements, but here not for a single one. For just to be in Vienna is itself... Read More

BarcelonaThere's no tastier way to start the day than by prowling the bustling Boqueria market, with its riot of tomatoes, chanterelles, and boutique... Read More

What do Paris, Venice, San Francisco, Rome, Florence, Vienna, Barcelona, Buenos Aires, New York, and Sydney have in common?They're made for love. Watch... Read More

If you're looking for equal doses of style and comfort, head to the Tyrolean village of Zell am See, Austria. There, amid the lakes, mountains, and... Read More

See our slideshow on how to Travel Like James Bond.“I’ll need a new suit. Someone stuck a knife through my coat,” James Bond matter-of-factly informs ... Read More

Hotel Alpenhof, AustriaWould the von Trapp family have felt at home?Probably not. Adolph Loos's rigorously Modernist rendition of an Alpine retreat, the... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 River Cruises to Remember.A mirage vibrates on the sandy horizon. The scent of African roses perfumes the air. Water buffalo... Read More

A real Gustav Klimt might be out of your price range, but at B (9 Westbahnstrasse; 43-1/890-5803; m-ars.at), a new supermarket in Vienna stocked with... Read More

See our slideshow of Olympic Venues Open to the Public.Mark Hobson, a 61-year-old creative director and wilderness guide, pushes his sled into the luge... Read More

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