Ways To Make Your Holiday More Sustainable

Georgina Wilson-Powell | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Georgina Wilson-Powell

2017 has been dubbed the year of sustainable tourism and development by the UN's World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). No longer a quirky aside or limited to the odd off-grid eco-lodge, going green when going abroad is where it's at.

The Vegan Bucket List: The Viennese Waltz

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmijn de Boo

Everyone has a bucket list, and for many, this may include a visit to a beautiful Renaissance era city such as Vienna. A Viennese Ball may even make it to the list. But a Vegan Ball in Vienna?

Top Ten Cities to Celebrate New Year's Eve | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The year's end is soon upon us, and millions of revellers from around the world will be taking to the streets on December 31 to celebrate the end of 2015 and herald the beginning of 2016. But how do people celebrate the New Year around the world? We've picked 10 of the best cities to celebrate in - from Tokyo shrines to the beaches of Rio de Janeiro...

Poignant Scenes As Refugees March Hungarian Motorway To Reach Germany And Austria

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK

Refugees have taken over one side of a Hungarian motorway in Budapest in a desperate attempt to reach Austria and Germany. Thousands are reported ...

Why We Should Offer Jobs to Refugees Instead of Letting Them Die in the Mediterranean Sea

Klaus Schwertner | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK
Klaus Schwertner

Our solution is called magdas HOTEL. I know that we can't stop the dying of thousands of refugees in the Mediterranean just by open up one hotel, but we can show a different approach in dealing with questions of migration.

Spend Easter in Vienna

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

There's a wealth of things to do and see in Vienna at any time, but visiting over Easter adds something special: it's traditionally an important holiday and there are lots of related events to check out. Here are four of the best.

European Comedy Tour Journal, Day Two: Prague

Kai Humphries | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Kai Humphries

This evening my subject got so stoned with members of the audience that when struggling to read out something from his iPhone notes, he stopped to apologise "because he couldn't read his own writing" despite the writing being that of a typed font and not his specific illegible calligraphy.

European Comedy Tour Journal, Day One: Vienna

Kai Humphries | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Kai Humphries

As we start our descent onto European soil my main anxiety is in my subject's ability to survive without 3G for an extended period of time, his systems may in fact shut down if he goes without tinder for too long, it will be my duty to usher him safely between wifi hotspots until he climatises to the change.

The 2014 Muslim Jewish Conference: An Ambitious, Daring and Unforgettable Week

Ben Kasstan | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK
Ben Kasstan

The conference followed intense threats to religious freedom, such as the recent ban on religious slaughter in Denmark as well as the far-right's shameful resurgence across the European Union.

Sporting Diplomacy: Did Rugby Almost Change the Face of Europe Before 1914?

Stephen Cooper | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Sport
Stephen Cooper

In the 19th century the very British game of rugby football was adopted successfully throughout her Dominions; by 1906, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa were regularly beating us at our own game. In the years preceding the First World War, rugby tried to conquer territories closer to home with expeditionary forays into Continental Europe.

MPs Call Austrian Courts 'Corrupt' And 'Kafkaesque' Over Tug-Of-Love Case

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Rarely would a tug-of-love custody battle in Austria merit the attention of a British MP. Far less the attention of a House of Commons debate. But ...

Forget UK Festivities: Why Not Spend Christmas Abroad? | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here are some fantastic alternatives to spending Christmas at home. And yes, we know it's an expensive time of year; but there are some fantastic deals available in the low season.

The Traveller's Guide to (early) Christmas Shopping

Andrew Matthews | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

To my wallet's quiet lament, winter looms and with winter comes Christmas and, however you ice it or trim it or wrap or spin it; Christmas is about mad-relentless-ruinous-gut-wrenching-eye-watering shopping.

Bolivian President's Plane Rerouted Amid Suspicion Snowden On Board

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK

A diplomatic crisis engulfing three continents was sparked at midnight after the plane carrying Bolivian President Evo Morales was rerouted to Austria...

Ten Romantic Ideas for Any Day of the Year... Except Valentine's

Andrew Matthews | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Apparently every single one of us wakes up on 14 February with nothing on our minds but roses and hearts and kittens and chocolate and strangely inflammable looking lingerie. Well here's a handy Valentine's Day tip: 'if it's supposed to be romantic, it probably isn't'.

Travels With My Parents: Vienna

Gareth Johnson | Posted 24.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gareth Johnson

When you're older, family holidays take on an interesting dynamic. My parents and I live on opposite sides of the world, so we tend to plan trips that enable us to spend time together while also discovering a new city.

Vienna's 'Ice Lady' Admits Dismembering Husband And Lover

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

A woman dubbed the "Ice Lady" has admitted shooting dead and dismembering the bodies of both her husband and lover, according to global media reports....

WATCH: George Michael Overwhelmed On Tour

PA | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

George Michael declared it was "great to be alive" as he made a triumphant return to the stage in Vienna after fighting for his life 10 months earlier...

Who's A Brainy Boy Then? African Grey Parrots 'Smarter Than Two-Year-Old Humans'

PA | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

African grey parrots are no bird brains - they can not only learn to talk, but they have outperformed human two-year-olds in a test of intelligent rea...

WATCH: Lasers Cut 'World Record' Nano Sculptures In Seconds

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Tech

It might not be suitable to race at the Australian Grand Prix, but this racing car is a technical achievement worthy of Lewis Hamilton's McLaren. ...

George Michael Home For Christmas

PA | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

George Michael has been released from hospital in Vienna and will be able to celebrate Christmas at home, Austria's state broadcaster has reported. ...

Rachel Reviews...European Christmas Markets

Rachel Clark | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Clark

Europe boasts a whole variety of Christmas markets perfect for getting you in the festive spirit - whether you're going with a partner or the whole family. Here's my favourite five.

Air Passengers Told To Have £20k Whip-Round 'Or We Can't Take You Home'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

Passengers on a flight from India to Birmingham had to have a whip-round for £20,000, after their airline couldn't afford landing fees for the Midlan...