Cathrin Schaer absorbs the folklore of central Europe as she floats through five countries and centuries of history.
Kevin Gould finds the best place for a tipple is one of Vienna's traditional wine taverns.
Many of Europe's great cities owe their existence to the waterways that link them. A sublime way to see them is by boat, write Ben and Joanna Hall.
A mix of baroque splendour and natural beauty, Vienna is an unforgettable blend of the 'new' and the old. From historic architecture to bright-yellow door-out furniture; the city's classical beauty is underlined with an innovative, pop edge. Wonder through lush parks and gardens that stretch around grand palaces, spend warm summer nights along sandy banks and hit city's bars and restaurants for food, wine and marvellous city views.