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Vienna

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.

Austria

Waltzing in Vienna

Schonbrunn

Tatyana Leonov gladly loses herself in a city full of music and art - and, of course, coffee and cake.

Cruising

Ships in the night

AXW2TR Curetes Street and Library of Celsus, completed in AD 135. Ephesus, Turkey. Image shot 2007. Exact date unknown. shd travel september 15 cruise report ALAMY

Cruise lines are recognising the value of longer stays in port, writes Louise Goldsbury.

World

Matters of grave concern

Victor Noir's grave is seen in the Pere Lachaise Cemetery on December 16, 2005 in Paris, France.

As Halloween approaches, Brian Johnston explains his attraction to gatherings of the departed.

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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.

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.

Tips

Surviving long-haul travel in Europe

Local train at station, Wachau region. Austria

Taking trains, coaches and ferries, Stephanie Gardiner finds long-haul travelling in Europe is a mixed bag.

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Map of Vienna

Travel News

Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

 Familie van Veldhuizen-Marckelbach In Memoriam Facebook page

ANNIE DANG 4:03pm | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

30 Jul | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

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