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Mozart in Vienna’s Burggarten, and the Stuttgart Winds

One of the more famous monuments in Vienna is that of Mozart, which currently takes pride of place in the Burggarten not far from the...

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Four hours to kill at Vienna Airport?

There’s only one reasonable option, the delightfully Austrian-sounding Wine & More. It’s a comfortable and snazzy wine, cheese and...

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Scuba diving in an Austrian meadow

Actually, it’s the Grüner See in Austria’s Styria, which almost completely dries out in the autumn and fills with melting snow...

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From 1970: Austrian Art in the Albertina

Opened last Friday, through 11-January-2009. Via ArtDaily: Austrian art takes center stage in the second in a series of exhibitions...

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Phantastischer Realismus

If you have more than 60 minutes to kill at Wien Südbahnhof between now and 14-Sept, stroll on over the Lower Belvedere to check out...

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January pic(k)s

This is a detail of this piece by Austrian sculptor Theo Blaickner at the Schillerplatz in Linz, Austria, one of a handful of my personal...

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30 Second Cheap Hotel Advisor – Linz, Austria II

Kleinmunchen Wienerstrasse 404-408 4030 Linz Stayed three nights (Jan-2008) I kept calling this place Le Petit Munchen for no reason...

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A few Ljubljana rail deals…

I just picked up some tickets and info at the train station, so thought I’d list it here as well. Slovenia Rail offers quite a few...

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Roadtrip for Bond fans

12 days of shooting for Bond 22 is scheduled for Bregenz, Austria, in mid-spring, reports Commanderbond.net, from April 28th to May 10th....

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Vienna Riding School Near Bankruptcy

This should please at least some in the on-going “Where are they REALLY from” debate: The AP reports that the 430-year-old...

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Late October in Vienna – Divorce and True Romance

I’m heading to Vienna on the 28th, but not for the world’s first divorce fair that will be held that weekend. (I’m just...

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30 Second Cheap Hotel Advisor – Linz, Austria

Ibis Linz Kärntner Strasse 18-20 Linz, Austria Stayed 1 night, 11-Sep-2007 Ibis standard fare, at 58 EUR/night a decent price, BUT...

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Groovy gruner.

That’s how Gary Vaynerchuk, host of Wine Library TV, describes the popular Austrian grape, gruner veltliner. Check out this...

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January souvenirs

Cute, huh? A laid back January concluded with a few days in Vienna. From a half dozen personal favorite pics posted to my flickr gallery...

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30 Second Cheap Hotel Advisor – Vienna

Hotel Geblergasse Geblergasse 21 Vienna Stayed two nights, 30-31-Jan 2007 At just 34 EUR/night, I can’t say enough about this place....

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Pic of the day.

Spotted this joint while killing time this afternoon near Wien sudbahnhof, just across the street from the Belevedere Palace....

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Vienna and the Ohio connection.

One of the first steady jobs an old college buddy got straight out of school back in the late 80s was with the Maury Povich Show, somewhat...

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Fucking, Austria

Yup, as many people already know, it’s a real place, as we were reminded in this boing boing post yesterday, one that spawned a slew...

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