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10 New Museums in Europe Not to Miss

Europe has some of the oldest artifacts displayed in some of the oldest museums in the world – nearly all top class and filled with priceless historic treasures. But it’s good to see the cultural wheels keep turning, with new additions to the museum scene opening all the time. Here are 10 new museums in Europe that should be on everyone’s bucket list. Red Light Secrets, Amsterdam, Netherlands Red Light Secrets museum in Amsterdam Red Light Secrets museum in Amsterdam

Europe has some of the oldest artifacts displayed in some of the oldest museums in the world – nearly all top class and filled with priceless historic treasures. But it’s good to see the cultural wheels keep turning, with new additions to the museum scene opening all the time. Here are 10 new museums in […]

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April 13, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 New Museums in Europe Not to Miss

Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation

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Even if you’re not the kind of traveler who wants to check off as many destinations as possible in a week-long vacation, you might get restless staying in one place for that long. With some cities, you not only have the option of visiting another region, you can also stamp your passport by going to […]

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February 24, 2016 by | Comments Off on Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation

The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg

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I was able to go on The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg, the same tour that actors from the film and the real Von Trapp family have gone on.

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November 21, 2012 by | 3 Comments

Europe’s Top 6 Eating Experiences

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Try this with your friends: say the name of a city they’ve been to and most likely they’ll come up with a one-word, sensory delight that sums the place up for them. For example, Lisbon – ‘oh, the fish; Munich – ‘ah, the beer’; Paris – ‘ooh, the croissants’. Well here are a few of […]

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October 19, 2011 by | 7 Comments

[Contest] Win a Christmas Markets Tour from Salzburg!

Win 2 tickets to the Christmas Market Tour in Salzburg!

***Editor’s Note: The contest is now closed. Stay tuned for a winner!***In the Northern Hemisphere, the weather is turning crisp, the leaves are turning golden, and believe it or not, the holidays will be here before you know it. Start getting in the mood with a Christmas Markets Tour from Salzburg! Few countries do Christmas […]

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September 30, 2011 by | 2 Comments

Salzburg: Top Day Trips

Many adjectives are applied to Salzburg – picturesque, fairytale, bewitching – and most of them are true. It becomes immediately obvious why tourists have always been drawn to the city – even before the Sound of Music came on the scene. Not only that, but take a day trip out of Salzburg and you can […]

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March 19, 2010 by | Comments Off on Salzburg: Top Day Trips

Atlas Obscura: Cemetery Edition

This month, Atlas Obscura leads us through the dark alleys of Highgate Cemetery in London, St. Sebastian’s Cemetery in Salzburg, and Merry Cemetery, Romania. Happy Halloween!

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October 30, 2009 by | 2 Comments

Austria’s Big Three*: Vienna, Graz, Salzburg

Imagine my surprise: I got on a train in Bratislava, Slovakia, bound for Vienna, Austria — the land of mountains and snow, high lakes and skiing skiing skiing! Austria: More than just Alps But out the window all I saw was flat land. As far as the eye could see, it was flat. And covered […]

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July 3, 2008 by | 5 Comments

Salzburg is Alive, with the Sound of Music

Everywhere you turn in Salzburg, there’s another location from the movie. Having seen the film as often as I have (yes, I confess to that), it is quite exciting, and also somewhat surreal. I was travelling with a friend who is far more obsessed than me and he had all the facts and figures in […]

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August 14, 2007 by | 2 Comments