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Top New BridgesNo. 1 Grand Canyon Skywalk, ArizonaNo. 2 Henderson Waves Pedestrian Bridge, SingaporeNo. 3 Millau Viaduct, Millau, FranceNo. 4 Ponte... Read More

MadridCarlos Urroz, director of the city’s annual art fair ARCOmadrid, reveals his top holiday traditions.Sweet Treat: “Roscón de reyes—a soft bun made... Read More

At a time when much of the world is in some form of decline, Rio de Janeiro is the view looking forward; it feels like the capital of hope. The wave of... Read More

Cross-cultural pollination means that both the croissant and the bagel have traveled far from home, and the “continental breakfast” still reigns supreme... Read More

In the age of the "ephemeral museum," to borrow a phrase from art historian Francis Haskell, masterpieces are as likely to be flying around the world in... Read More

Here are 12 hot spots and cool getaways— from Fez to Whistler, B.C.—that are easy to get to and chockablock with activities. So go ahead, and make it... Read More

Golden sand, jiggling samba queens in slinky rhinestone nothings, the slushing ice and lime in a caipirinha, and a bossa nova singer’s minor-key coo: so... Read More

Life’s a beach for Mariam Ahmadi, 19, a Los Angeles resident of Venice Beach, who enjoys nothing more than easy access to the ocean. "I love living here... Read More

When Afghanistan's Taliban announced plans in February to destroy all of the country's statues—including two gigantic fifth-century Buddha figures— the... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Scariest Roads.Wheels spinning, tire tread searching for grip, Lee Klancher steered his motorcycle between two ruts... Read More

From toga-wrapped emperors to board-toting surfers, all walks of life have flocked to the seaside for renewal, reflection, and amusement, and the tide... Read More

While hiking through the flat savannah lands of western Brazil, you emerge from some shade trees and suddenly find yourself just yards away from the... Read More

Being a restless spirit does not mean I sleep poorly in a strange bed. On the contrary. I’ve slept well everywhere—whether a dirt-floored safari tent in... Read More

IT SEEMS ONLY RIGHT THAT THE FIRST THING I DO UPON ARRIVING in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil's City of All Saints, is take a leap of faith: I let a stranger... Read More

Q. Do you see yourself as a kind of cultural ambassador for Brazil?A. It’s happened by default. I grew up in one of the Rio favelas, and I sometimes... Read More

ItalyThe Details: The Petraia Sessions Trufflepig Travel Inc.; October 19–24; doubles from$5,574 per person, double.Why We Love It: Spend five nights... Read More

See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009.In compiling Travel + Leisure’s fourth annual It List, our editors once again visited hundreds of... Read More

When Brooklyn-based Dan Storper started making global music compilations to play in his Putumayo clothing and handicraft stores, he never dreamed that... Read More

See our slideshow of The Best Cities for Street Art.For much of 2005, I walked the same five-block stretch of Rivington Street, on New York City ’s... Read More

The slender two-lane road to the western pampas runs through pale open country "pure in line and color," Erico Verissimo, the region's great novelist,... Read More

After a decade of chic minimalist clothing wiped clean of any trace of gender, race, or culture—indeed, some would say any trace of humanity—fashion is... Read More

Watching our Faldo Series championships last fall in Brazil, I was delighted to see how many young golfers were in the field and the many countries they... Read More

See our slideshow of Shoulder Season Travel Secrets.After the vacation crowds head home, you’ll find the smart traveler basking in good deals and wide... Read More

See our Where (and How) to Go Dancing with the Stars slideshow.Planning a trip to Brazil and want to dance the samba like a local?One famous dancer can... Read More

A surprising number of major cities--Moscow, Rome, Washington, and Tokyo among them--haven't set their plans yet, but others are gearing up for major... Read More

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