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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
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
Restaurant Etiquette: How Long is Too Long to Linger at a Table?
Most good restaurants in the United States—especially popular new places—expect to turn over a table two to three times each night—that means they anticipat... Read More
Beyond the Buffet: New Cruise Food
Shipboard cuisine is going beyond the buffet. Crystal Serenity—fresh from a $17 million makeover—is bringing foods of the world (Alsatian tarte; lamb dum... Read More
Can I Pack Duty-Free Alcohol in my Carry-On?
As a general rule, yes, as long as you keep your items in the sealed plastic bag from Duty Free. Some countries (South Africa and Argentina included) will... Read More
How to Find the Best Fares on European Flights
Booking a great fare to Europe has become increasingly difficult. Here’s how to bring down the cost of your next transatlantic flight. First there is the... Read More
Guide to Train Travel in Europe
The fast track on Europe’s new train routes and what to know before you go. The Fast Track On Europe’s newest routes, speeds are higher and higher (and ... Read More
Mies van der Rohe's Villa Tugendhat in Brno
Prague is beloved for its Gothic spires, but just two hours away, in the Czech Republic’s second city of Brno, an architectural landmark of no less signif... Read More
Neighborhood Buzz: Nashville's 12 South District
Music City’s once-gritty 12 South district is on the rise, with 1920’s bungalows reimagined as locavore restaurants and stylish shops. T+L walks the line.... Read More