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Cruise agency Avoya Travel is partnering with Avalon Waterways to offer a Beer River Cruise this November, which will include a 13-day trip... Read More

Before arriving in Budapest for the first time, I had spent the previous two weeks backpacking through Eastern Europe. Friends raved which thermal baths... Read More

Budapest is a magical place filled with historic architecture, an abundance of open-air markets, and the occasional swim-up chess tournament. A recent... Read More

Deep in the basement of a Budapest apartment building lies one of the city’s best kept—albeit noisiest—secrets: the Flipper Muzeum, Hungary’s only... Read More

Borkonyha Wine Kitchen, Budapest: A fashionable bistro dedicated to Hungary’s woefully underrated wines. Late nights draw well-heeled locals for sautéed... Read More

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The thing about a good boat, once you’re on it, ensconced in your perfect soundproof stateroom, walls alternating between pristine white lacquer panels... Read More

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Hungary’s capital is slowly swapping its Soviet grit for some European brio. On our radar: the 74-room, retro-mod Soho Boutique Hotel (doubles from $130... Read More

AUSTRALIA COUTURE Everything about the new Palazzo Versace on Australia's glitzy Gold Coast reflects the Italian fashion empire's trademark opulence:... Read More

Mention staying a night in a European castle and travelers are sure to have visions of the mansions of French kings and Spanish moors: canopied beds,... Read More

On the road, these neo-nomads follow their own set of rules: Keep a closet in several cities, tip freely, pack scented candles, and always get your... Read More

Hungary is a normal country now: elections, economic ups and downs, traffic jams, entrepreneurs; even, unbelievably, membership in NATO. But just... Read More

A craving for poppy seeds seems to be encoded in my genes. ... Read More

At the epicenter of Budapest, where the subway lines and radial avenues intersect, lies a new park that almost nobody understands. A row of glass... Read More

I'm sitting in a little wine-and-coffee bar in Warsaw, listening to Polish conversations burble all about me, drinking Rioja, and talking with Zbigniew... Read More

VIENNA AUSTRIA $236 At the 16th-century Hotel König von Ungarn (10 Schulerstrasse; 43-1/515-840; www.kvu.at; breakfast ... Read More

With a pair of palace hotels leading the way, Europe delivers a king's ransom of notable debuts this season. The Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace... Read More

Looking for a 28-room palace furnished with antiques from five centuries, Gothic to Victorian?A Baroque castle on the Danube, a division of the Budapest... Read More

The thermal baths of Budapest, legend has it, can mend everything: believers will tell you tales of healed hearts and wombs, even youthfulness preserved... Read More

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