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Concha Y Toro Q&A, Fall baking, Auchentoshan Valinch Plus much more

Fall trends for Fall 2014, Daniel Thompson’s beauty tutorial, plus the top beauty products  Plus more

Everything Austria!, 5 Adventures in Trinidad, and  2 great airport lounges Plus more



Kasnudeln and chef Joe Radinger at Arcotel Moser Verdino
Hotels | Arcotel Moser Verdino Klagenfurt, Austria

Housed in an Art Nouveau building sporting a pink façade, the 71 rooms, suites and apartment hotel was built in 1858. Don’t miss Cafébar Moser Verdino/ Steak House where Chef Joe Radinger dry ages beef and turns out regional specialties like Carinthian Kasnudeln.

Sans Souci Wien Le Bar
CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Hotel Sans Souci Vienna, Austria

In a city where there’s opulence at every turn Hotel Sans Souci Wien stands out – this is the epitome of 21st century private luxury. The yoo studio (backed by Philippe Starck) designed hotel boasts 63 rooms and suites, Le Bar with its dazzling play of perspective in the gold mirrored lounge, and a spectacular basement pool shimmering with the reflection of dozens of Viabizzuno chandeliers, and La Véranda restaurant (arguably the best breakfast in Vienna).

Wrought iron signs on the Getreidegasse in Salzburg Austria
Awesome Adventure | Top 5 Adventures in Salzburg

Experience all the musical city has to offer from Red Bull Hangar 7 Restaurant Ikarus, Carpe Diem Finest Fingerfood to Grey Lines Sound of Music tour and visit the old town which hold UNESCO World Heritage Site status (birthplace of Mozart, walk the Getreidegasse Salzburg’s most famous street, the newly opened Domquartier, cathedral-museum complex, Hohensalzburg Castle the imposing fortress, and visit the weekly market near Mirabell Palace and Gardens). Also don’t miss Hellbrunn Palace and St. Peter Stiftskeller Europe’s oldest restaurant.

Goldener Hirsch stags head
CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Hotel Goldener Hirsch Salzburg, Austria

By Shivana Maharaj Suite one Hotel Goldener Hirsch Salzburg, Austria First Impressions Hordes of tourists line the busy Getreidegasse in Salzburg’s old town most days, but tucked away steps past Mozart’s childhood home is Austria’s oldest hotel, Goldener Hirsch, built in  1407. Its Renaissance origins are evident from the moment I enter the small forest
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The lobby at Hotel Bristol Vienna
CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Hotel Bristol Vienna, Austria

With its turn of the century feel, large painting collection and Bristol Bar with its cigars and cocktails, Hotel Bristol, Vienna is a glimpse into the lavish lifestyle in the heyday of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Located next to the Vienna State Opera on the most famous stretch of the Ringstrasse, this historic hotel opened in 1892. With an old world feel and a longstanding history with the city, the hotel is a mix of art deco architecture (take a seat inside the plush elevator, the first electric elevator in Austria), traditional antiques and modern luxe.

The Hofburg, Vienna Austria.
Awesome Adventure | Top 5 Adventures in Vienna, Austria

The top 5 Adventures in Vienna? Visit Schloss Schönbrunn. Eat traditional Austrian food at Plachutta restaurants. Enjoy pastry and coffee at Demel. Do a museum crawl at the MuseumQuartier Mumok (Museum of Modern Art) and Leopold Museum, Kunsthistorisches, Hofburg once home to the powerful Habsburg dynasty (rulers of the Austro-Hungarian empire), visit the Kaiserliche Schatzkammer (Imperial treasury), and The Sisi museum.

Lindwurm and aerial view of Klagenfurt Austria.
Awesome Adventure | Top 5 Adventures in Klagenfurt, Austria

For a region so close to the cyan waters of Lake Wörthersee there are of course tons of water activities to enjoy. But did you know that Klagenfurt also boasts a nostalgic tour on a vintage bus, a trip around the world with the cute models of Minimundus and a gorgeous old town centre?