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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
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
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
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