Travel Blog

A Weekend Trip Around the World
// Around the world in a weekend—why not? UK-based Austravel is offering package tours that leave London on Friday, take you to Australia, and ha... Read More
How to Ride a Vespa Like an Italian
So you think you can just scooter around Rome like a carefree Audrey Hepburn or Gregory Peck? Think again. Mastering the iconic bike—not to mention the tr... Read More
Next Great Neighborhod in Paris: Sentier District
Once a no-man’s-land overrun by wholesalers, the Sentier district, in the northern part of the Second Arrondissement, has become the city’s neighborhood d... Read More
Locals' Guide to Carmel Market, Tel Aviv
How to taste your way through Israel’s capital of cool? We asked the habitués of this historic quarter of food stalls and cafés for their picks. Naeel Hu... Read More
Q&A: Archaeologist and "The Parthenon Enigma" Author Joan Breton Connelly
The New York City–based scholar, whose new book, The Parthenon Enigma (Knopf), is rewriting ancient history, spills the dirt on a few of her favorite spot... Read More
Best New Food Apps and Websites
Looking to book a Shanghai street-food tour or a Provençal cooking class? Let these new food apps and sites take care of the legwork. Best For Tailored R... Read More
Jet-Setter Must-Have: Burberry Trench Coat
Lightweight and rainproof, Burberry’s tartan-lined trench has risen from utilitarian staple to jet-setter’s must-have. The Origins: In 1879, English outf... Read More
What to Wear in a Florence Cafe
Three reasons we’d rather be in Florence right now: flaky cornetti, bracingly strong espresso, and that inimitable Italian sensibility. Here, how to fit i... Read More
Airport Food Gets an Upgrade
Gone are the days of rushing through security and jumping straight onto your flight—you can thank the TSA for that. “Travelers are spending more time in a... Read More
Four Reasons to Explore Istria, Croatia Now
The Istrian Peninsula has all the knockout beauty of the Dalmatian Coast—without the crowds. We found four reasons to explore. Because its islands and be... Read More
Melbourne's Restaurants Pay it Forward
In Melbourne, the latest wave of buzzy restaurants and bars share a common menu item: virtue. One more reason to love Australia’s second city: a string o... Read More
How to Drink Maté
The tealike beverage is a favorite Argentinean tradition (even Pope Francis loves it), but it comes with a set of unwritten rules. Juan Carlos Cremona, ow... Read More
Six Barcelona Restaurants to Try Now
Our abridged, meal-by-meal guide to where and what to eat now. Breakfast: Fried egg with Potato at L’Eggs Start the day with chef Paco Pérez’s gently fri... Read More
How to Save Money on Your European Vacation
A perennial favorite for American travelers, Europe can also be one of the most expensive places to travel. First and foremost, you need to find a good tr... Read More
The Moment: San Cassiano, Italy
6:04 p.m.: It’s early evening, and as you walk back through sage- and wildflower-dotted meadows to Rosa Alpina Hotel & Spa, you can’t decide which is ... Read More
Affordable (and Stylish) European Hotel Chains
Though they’re less known to American travelers, these design-conscious brands have surprisingly well-priced rooms. Plus: A few of our favorite up-and-com... Read More
Insider's Guide to Provence From the Owner of Fig & Olive
Every year, Laurent Halasz—founder and owner of the Fig & Olive restaurants in New York and California—returns to his childhood home of Mougins, on Fr... Read More
How to Use Food as a Jet Lag Cure
Even more than foreign-transaction fees and data-roaming charges, jet lag is the bane of international travelers. Resetting your internal clock to a new tim... Read More
World's Best Airlines for Food
The winners, according to our annual reader poll. Domestic Virgin America 82.08 JetBlue Airways 74.18 Hawaiian Airlines 71.59 The demise of free meal s... Read More
Benjamin Millepied Takes Up New Role as Director of Paris Opera Ballet
In the fall, Benjamin Millepied, known to many as the choreographer of Black Swan (and husband of Natalie Portman), will take up his new post: director of... Read More