Hopping on a bike is one of the best ways to appreciate Central Europe, no matter how long you have in the region.
For serious cyclists, the Danube Path is one of the most well-known cycling routes in the whole of Europe. While the river runs from Germany to the Black Sea, the best bit for cyclists runs through Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. Join the path for a while outside Vienna or Budapest and you won’t be disappointed.
A shorter trip can be made around the Lake Neusiedl cycle path, which winds around the largest steppe lake in Central Europe. Head to Burgenland province in Austria to see this UNESCO World Heritage site.
Another lake provides the setting for one of the best-known cycle paths in Hungary, too, the Lake Balaton circuit. It’s largely flat and takes around five days to complete the circuit, depending on your level of fitness.
In the Czech Republic, the Elbe trail follows the mighty river of the same name, from Špindlerův Mlýn to Děčín. You can also join the Prague-Vienna Greenways route, which traces the 292 miles between the two cities, or take on a section of the Iron Curtain trail.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
As airlines start nickel and dime-ing their way into the world’s wallets, travelers have had to get crafty in order to get around newly enacted add-on fees, especially when it comes to in-flight meals. Since this luxury is no longer guaranteed on some flights, particularly on low-cost, long-haul vessels, and because airport food is notoriously overpriced, passengers pack their own food to bring on these long flights. But what types of food are allowed to pass through security and also last multiple hours on a plane in varying temperatures?
I lived in San Francisco during college so coming to visit the city and see all the changes was exciting. The Hotel Zeppelin was built in a once slightly shabby area that has since come alive with new hotels and restaurants for travelers looking for something different. We arrived at noon on a Friday afternoon and were immediately greeted by the hotel staff at the front desk. They were able to accommodate an early check-in, completed in just a few minutes. The lobby is as hip as the hotel name sounds, but it also offered a cozy atmosphere, with a roaring fire and comfy couches and chairs in the lounge area. Unique wall art, statues and lighting remind you of the cool factor.
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There are few things as adult-ish as a well-designed living space. When you stop strewing your Ikea coffee table with old magazines and straw wrappers, and start creating a “lewk” that’s more your style, it’s time to invest in a coffee table book. Sometimes pricey, these are not the tomes you curl up with in your cozy chair. They’re often hefty, artistic and fun and, if chosen correctly, a true representation of your own sense of style and interests.