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Vienna cited in 'Using Astrology to Plan Travel this Holiday Season'

fshok.com Still vibrant and popular today, the five-thousand-year-old art of astrology can identify, say, business and romantic opportunities or challenges. And those celestial bodies slinking about the stars can also help pinpoint optimal times and places for travel. And since destinations have their own astro-charts -- which interact with yours -- astrology can even serve as a kind of spiritual travel agent. It can tell you, for example, about places likely to be harmonious or challenging…

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Sweet 'Sommer' in Vienna

Peter Kainz/MAK     As people get back to travelling, and summer approaches, many cities especially in Europe start blooming in more ways than one, easing into their estival splendour. Austria's capital is an excellent example - especially this summer, as the Wienerer again delight in social life and the outdoors after weeks of pandemic lockdowns and post-lockdown restrictions. With that in mind, here are some of the great spots and stuff to enjoy in Vienna if you plan to visit this summer, or…

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Mauthausen concentration camp outside Linz: because turning away shouldn't be an option

Yes, of course, the four capitals of Central Europe we visited on our Danube River cruise with Grand Circle Tours – Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, and Budapest – were all wrapped in wonder, overwhelmed with their impressive history, expansive promenades and architectural grandeur. But it was an experience near Linz in upper Austria that most impacted me – a visit to the Mauthausen Concentration Camp, one of the first to be built by the Nazis, in 1938, and in 1945 the last to be liberated (below).…

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3 essentials of Vienna

The capital of Austria boasts an extraordinarily rich history and plenty of attractions, thanks mostly to its legacy as the centre of the Austro-Hungarian Empire of the late 19th and early 20th century, but of course going back much further. So whether you're a Mozart maven or cutting-edge architecture aficionado, Wien has enough to keep you occupied for days on end. But if you happen to be here for only a day or two For day trips outside town, you'll want to rent a car. But worry not, as…

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  • At The World on Wheels, this week's all new edition of Accessible Attractions takes us to the beautiful city where Maria fell in love with Captain Von Trapp and a young man named Mozart played the organ at the local cathedral. It's Salzburg, Austria.
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  • A fellow Tripatini member has a question about travel between Austria and Venice. Can you help? Please go to our Ask A Travel Pro section, http://www.tripatini.com/forum/topics/travel-route-from-hallstatt-a...  Thank you!

  • A Tripatini member is looking for tips on the "untouristy" side of Vienna. If you'd like to help, please respond not on this wall but at this link to our Ask A Travel Pro forum.

  • Today at The World on Wheels, we take you to the home of Oktoberfest, Munich. Although this report takes a couple of seriously sad turns at times, it's still full of fun, beer, castles, beer, Salzburg, beer, surfing, beer, great food, and...oh, did I mention? Some great places to drink beer - with a ton of pics and expanded video: http://tinyurl.com/2gy4ve6
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  • Please click here if you can help a Tripatini member with a question about good, centrally located Vienna hotels. Danke sehr!
  • New Yorker talking here: Thank you, Austria, for sponsoring The Big Waltz @ Lincoln Center. http://www.tripatini.com/profiles/blogs/the-big-waltz-comes-to-new
  • Let's return to Germany and Austria on The World on Wheels. Today, we revisit with a super-sized trip report, new pictures, and a remastered video tour: http://tinyurl.com/2gy4ve6

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