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So Long, Farewell to Old-Fashioned Austria at Kafe Leopold in Washington, DC

January 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – It’s been a while since Austria had its moment in the spotlight, and when it comes to Austrian culture, some of the popular notions are downright dated. The Von Trapps took off for Switzerland decades ago. Cuckoo clocks are less for time-keeping than for safekeeping among… (more)
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Friday Finds: On the Wild Side

October 21, 2011

Some days we just want a retreat—lounging by the beach in the Maldives or planning a getaway to an old-fashioned Florentine Inn. And some days, we get a carpe diem craving to do something spontaneous and adventurous. This week, with the chill settling in and the leaves starting to fall,… (more)