2014

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Creature comforts from Budapest

It may officially be spring, but winter's lingering bluster here in Boston makes this recipe all the more enticing. Whether you're looking to warm up on a chilly day, to lift your spirits, or to be reminded of home—soup can revive your body and soothe your soul. The satisfying bowl that top-rated Program Director and Budapest native, Krisztina Almasi, turns to time and again is Hungarian mushroom soup, also known as gomba leves...

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Learning more about her homeland

My husband Rudi and I share a travel philosophy: Discover everything the world has to offer. Wherever we go, we want to learn about the history, culture, and people of all the countries we visit. There is always something interesting to learn, no matter where in the world we go ...

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Celebrating Vienna’s Ringstrasse

From the Eiffel Tower to the Brandenberg Gate, architecture is forever synonymous with a city’s identity. Vienna’s Ringstrasse is certainly one of these timeless icons, and in 2015, the 2.5-mile boulevard will celebrate a milestone anniversary: the 150th anniversary of its May 1, 1865 opening...

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Ask Harriet: WiFi on River Ships—iPad or iPhone?

Q: Do you think we should invest in an iPad or iPhone? We don't have either and think it's time to step into the present. For our next trip next summer, I want to have either an iPad or iPhone. Which do you have or which do you prefer? All the GCT ships seem to have given up on available computers and gone to WiFi ...

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Celebrating our history & connections in Europe

There’s nothing I enjoy more when I’m discovering a new city—or rediscovering an old favorite—than a long stroll. Which is why I’m pleased that this month’s Harriet’s Corner spotlights Dubrovnik, where the main thoroughfare, the limestone-paved Stradun, remains charmingly geared towards pedestrians...

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