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Vienna

The Do&Co hotel faces down Vienna's stylish walkways.

Hotels

Six of the best: Vienna hotels

Brian Johnston This hotel occupies a striking, angular glass and steel building in the old town's pedestrian zone.

Austria

Twenty reasons to visit Vienna

Spanish Riding School

David Whitley From horses to classical music, Christmas markets through to wine taverns, there is a lot to see and do in the Austrian capital, writes David Whitley.

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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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.

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

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

qantas

GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 12:05pm | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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