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Better watch out: Krampus is coming

Most are familiar with the traditions of Saint Nicholas and Santa Claus.

Vienna Christmas market

Highlights of Austrian markets

Here are a few markets you won't want to miss in Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck.

Explore top European ski destinations

Whether it’s the peace of watching softly falling snow, the calmness of being tucked away in front of the fireplace of a mountainside lodge, or...

A steamy mug of mulled wine.

Reader's favorite autumn & winter traditions

While in Europe, you have the opportunity to experience new cultures and adopt new traditions.

Treacherous treks: Ropes courses and zip lines in Europe

The last time I’d been on a ropes course, I was a fearless preteen. Fifteen years later, I geared up at Area 47 in Austria.

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Adventure in Austria: Area 47

Home to Austria's highest high-ropes course, outdoor adventurists will be right at home among the many options at AREA 47.
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25 more summer adventures for your European bucket list

Need a boost to get off the sofa and see what Europe has waiting for you?

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Sommerrodelbahn: Summer alpine family fun

Once the snow melts on the ski slopes, they turn them into Sommerrodelbahns, translation: summer toboggan runs. There are many destinations for...

Countdown to Summer: 9 European fests to attend this summer

If you’ve found yourself overwhelmed with the number of festivals to choose from, start with this list of nine of Europe’s hottest events to attend...
Waterfalls in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

25 adventures to kick off your European summer bucket list

Need a boost to get off the sofa and see what Europe has waiting for you?

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Unwind with a sunny vacation at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort, one of five Armed Forces Recreation Center Resorts located worldwide, is ideally situated in the quaint Bavarian town...

Another 25 adventures for your European bucket list

Need a boost to get off the sofa and see what Europe has waiting for you?

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