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Austria

Sailing into history: Durnstein abbey's ornate blue tower.

Cruising

Cruising on the Danube: A touch of the royal treatment

Kerry van der Jagt Kerry van der Jagt finds herself in the very best of company as she cruises the Danube.

Q&A

Famous flyer: Lysandra Fraser

Lysandra Fraser

Nina Karnikowski Lysandra Fraser loved her Contiki tour and always packs Vegemite.

Austria

Tracing Franz Ferdinand's last steps through Austria, Croatia and Sarajevo

A view on the reconstructed Old Bridge in Mostar.

Adrian Bridge retraces the last journey of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire 100 years later.

Cycling

Two-wheel wonders: The world's 12 best bike rides

Cycling the Danube

Andrew Bain As cycling holidays become the first choice of travel for a growing number of us, there is no shortage of places to conquer, writes Andrew Bain.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Schoenbrunn Palace: Live like European royalty

The former summer residence of the imperial Habsburg family, in Vienna, will open its doors to tourists looking to spend the night like Emperor Franz Josef and Empress Sisi.

Icy: stripping off on a spectacular glacier

Hintertuxer Glacier, Austria

Tourists visit the spectacular Hintertuxer Glacier in the Austrian province of Tyrol.

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Travellers Tips

Europe

Budget best: cheapest ways to do Europe's greatest cities

Eiffel Tower Paris Heat

Europe's most popular cities are also among the most expensive. Here's how to make the most of them without burning a hole in your pocket.

Tripologist: Innsbruck for New Year's Eve

Austria, The Tyrol, Innsbruck city.

Tripologist Although we are non-skiers, my husband and I are keen to spend New Year's Eve in the snow in Austria.

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Travel News

Jetstar tells girl she is 'too young to fly alone'

Jetstar

12:31pm | A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when boarding crew told her she was too young to fly alone.

Drunk woman attacks cabin crew with false leg

9:47am | Pilots were forced to divert a flight after a one-leg drunk woman attacked cabin crew.

Croatia expels tourist for punching monk seal

9:06am | A man who punch a Mediterranean monk seal has been fined and expelled from Croatia.

Peninsula Paris a game-changer on the luxury hotel scene

JULIETTA JAMESON | With more than $1 billion spent to open the doors of the brand new Peninsula Paris; it is perhaps the most anticipated opening in recent times.

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