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The Story of Silent Night, Oberndorf Salzburg Austria

The story of Silent Night begins in the beautiful city of Oberndorf,Salzburg, Austria. In the splendor of that baroque city ruled by the Prince Archbishop, a simple weaver named Anna lived. Anna, alone in this world, was of very modest means with little hope of...

Last of the Vienna Christmas Markets on to the River Cruise

A few stops left on our last day in Vienna and on our walk to St Charles Church we pass by an ice rink, which to me is perfect for the whole Christmas Market theme we are on. I’m not sure why I have a thing for ice rinks and Christmas other than I love the movie...
Which Is Right For You? A River Or Ocean Cruise

Which Is Right For You? A River Or Ocean Cruise

A guide to deciding if a river cruise is the best vacation choice for you. Published online by US News| By Liz Weiss With time to linger in scenic places – from the storied canals of Amsterdam to the lush landscapes of the Amazon – and the chance to enjoy authentic...