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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
airbnb
Going to unfamiliar places can be daunting. We spoke to a youth hostel manager, an explorer turned Airbnb host, a flight attendant and a tourism board manager to find out how they help you make the most of your tripLebenskünstlerDon’t ask Michael Fischer where he’s from. It’s one of his least favorite questions. After launching a short-term vacation rental...
Has the world gotten smaller? It feels as though I have an impression of every corner of the globe.Whether it’s an image of someone backpacking through India, snapshots of a long weekend on the Amalfi Coast or the countless poolside pics of sun-tanned toes, I feel I know what certain places are like, even though I’ve never been there....
travel manager
Going to unfamiliar places can be daunting. We spoke to a youth hostel manager, an explorer turned Airbnb host, a flight attendant and a tourism board manager to find out how they help you make the most of your trip.Regional Manager for Central Europe, Tourism Office Visit FlandersSometimes the best way to appreciate your native country is to leave it....
Christoph Waltz
I want to be buried there. While promoting his latest feature, Tulip Fever (read our preview here), Austrian cinematic ambassador and national treasure Christoph Waltz stopped by the Late Show with Stephen Colbert for a chat. Between musings about their first public performances as altar boys and the beginnings of Waltz’s career in Hollywood, the two discussed their shared appreciation...
Vienna Restaurant Week
Calling all foodies! Get ready for Restaurant Week 2017 where over 80 Viennese Restaurants owned by the likes of Toni Mörwald, Juan Amador or Hiroshi Sakai open their doors to food enthusiasts for seven days at reduced prices! Two-course lunches will be € 14,50 and three-course dinners € 29,50. Two-star restaurants may charge additional fees of € 5 for lunch...
Alois Mock
History is often remembered in an iconic photograph, and so it was when the Foreign Ministers of Austria, Alois Mock, and Hungary, Guyla Horn, met on June 27, 1989 on the border near Sopron, and with giant lopping shears, cut through the high barbed wire fence strung between cement pillars that was the Iron Curtain.It was a seminal moment...
letters to the editor
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Heumarkt
Vienna has traded their skyline to improve the Wiener Eislaufverein and other public spaces in the area. But at what cost?In this proud old city, the prospect of tearing down a familiar landmark for a high gloss commercial development feels a bit like your mother getting a facelift: Must you? Really?On the Heumarkt Project, a new high-rise hotel and luxury apartment complex...
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