Austria Travel Articles and Photos

Vienna Travel: A Beginner’s Guide

Rathaus (Town Hall) - Vienna, Austria

This is the beginning of a multi-part series we’re calling “lost destinations” in which we highlight activities and destinations that we’ve experienced previously but haven’t written about extensively or enough apparently, for they surface often in conversation and in questions emailed to us by readers.Our first taste of Vienna came in late December 1998. We’d … [Read more...]

Panorama of the Week: A Traditional Viennese Cafe

vienna cafe

A traditional café in Vienna is more than just a place to drink coffee. It's a place where, regardless of appearance, all are welcome as they are. It's a place where life seems to move at its own rather Viennese pace, where reading the world's newspapers can easily pass a day.Open the panorama below and enter Café Sperl, a traditional Viennese cafe dating from … [Read more...]

The Wine Bends: A Detour in the Austrian Countryside

Ah, Austria. We could wax artistic about Vienna’s museums, poke fun at the people in period outfits selling classical music concert tickets, tell stories about Euro 2008, or tempt you with impressions of Viennese coffee houses and flaky apple strudel.But what fun would that be? You can read about that in the New York Times Travel Section, Conde Naste Traveler or … [Read more...]