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Tips and Articles in Vienna

'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 the Onyx Bar at the Do & Co Hotel, which occupies the top floors of Haas Haus, a cylindrical, co...
Art Europe London "Hogarth" at Tate Britain (through Apr. 29). This wide-ranging retrospective, the most comprehensive devoted to the 18th-century British satirist and moralist William Hogarth in 30 years, includes portraits, conversation piece...
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 holiday week. On Christmas Eve, we would settle down in our living room. Then, as if from a far c...
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 and five nights, past bustling European cities and through the snowcapped Alps. Aboard the O-E...
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 established schools have courses for novices? Peter Kump's School of Culinary Arts in Manhattan (212...
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 entertainment enough," wrote 25-year-old Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1781 from the imperial capital to...
Barcelona There's no tastier way to start the day than by prowling the bustling Boqueria market, with its riot of tomatoes, chanterelles, and boutique beans. And that's before you even zero in on the dining bars. While Pinotxo (466 Mercat de la ...
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...
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...