Austria

Tips and Articles in Austria

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 palazzi drift by from a gondola, try a tango in a steamy Argentinean dance hall, or view a bus...
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 glaciers, architect Niki Szilagyl sets a new standard in holistic hospitality at Mavida Balance Ho...
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 “gadget man” Q in 1983’s Bond film, Octopussy. It’s not easy being Bond...James Bond. The fict...
Hotel Alpenhof, Austria Would the von Trapp family have felt at home?Probably not. Adolph Loos's rigorously Modernist rendition of an Alpine retreat, the 14-room Hotel Alpenhof, was envisioned as a sophisticated summerhouse better suited to the...
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 grunt and graze on the grassy banks of the Nile as ancient Pyramids cast their shadows. These ma...
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 works of art instead of groceries, the contemporary Klimts are well within reach. A five-minute w...
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 track in Lake Placid, New York, leans back, and rockets down the same ice chute used by the ...