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Despite an ocean between them, the stormy landscapes of Ireland and the country roads of Nashville, Tennessee are more alike than one might initially assume. Friendly locals, iconic accents, and a shared musical heritage draw these two destination...
Homegrown chic is the theme of Dublin’s Creative Quarter, also known as the city's “hipster triangle”. Its streets are packed with the country’s newest, most forward-thinking food and design. Among them: Jo’Burger, the always-packed epitome of ...
Video: Explore Ireland’s Magic Road with Andrew McCarthy I’d heard about it for years. A legend that captured the blarney and the self-aware self-mockery tinged with pride so unique to the Irish. The Magic Road. A road that defies gravity, wher...
Top 10 Hotels Overall: City 1. The Peninsula, Hong Kong 98.78 2. Wentworth Mansion, Charleston, South Carolina 98.67 3. The Peninsula, Bangkok 98.31 4. Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet 98.18 5. Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphor...
WHY NOW It's called the craic—you've probably heard of it. And if the fabled Irish love of a good time ever reaches a high point, it is in Dublin over the Christmas holidays. The whole city embraces celebrations that range from the sacred (candlel...
It's that time of year—when flickering lights illuminate the sky, snow blankets the ground, and airports overflow with travelers. While destinations that promise a white Christmas are the obvious choice (and for good reason), holiday cheer can als...
Bulgaria Bansko Ski package at the Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena, Bansko (359-749/88888; kempinski-bansko.com). What’s Included A six-night stay in a deluxe room; daily ski passes; and an algae body treatment. Cost $1,840, double, through Februar...
"Listen to this, guys," I said over bagels and guidebooks one morning at the kitchen table. My three children eyed me sleepily, while my wife looked on with amusement. "It says here that you can actually view the Book of Kells! Think about it: the...
U.S. + CanadaThe Caribbean + BermudaMexicoCentral + South AmericaEuropeAsiaAfrica + the Middle EastTop Cruise Lines for Families U.S. + Canada 1. Inn at Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, South Carolina Score: 97.90Plantation-style cottages and a Jack...
I went to Dublin with my son for a week's vacation after I'd been in Copenhagen — not the city, but the play — for six months. This photo was taken at a pub in the Temple Bar area. It was a painless shoot because the Guinness just kept flowing, bu...
No. 5You have to wonder about a hotel with door tags that read do me now please (a cheeky instruction to make up the room). Add bamboo floors, faux-sable bed throws, and kimonos in place of terry robes, and you've got No. 5 Maddox. Located on the ...
It is indeed rare to pass a single mile without encountering an object to which some marvellous fiction is attached. Every lake, mountain, ruin of church or castle, rath and boreen, has its legendary tale; the Faeries people every wild spot; the B...
la dolce villaCardinals, counts, and Russian aristocrats have called Villa La Massa home; little wonder that the owners of Italy's fabled Villa d'Este hotel chose to turn this 15th-century mansion into a 39-room resort. Under a canopy of plane and...
In a time when the term operatic has come to mean larger-than-life or over-the-top, it's easy to forget that what Samuel Johnson called "an exotic and irrational entertainment" had its origins in 16th-century Florence as the invention of a small g...
News on where to stay . . . what to see . . . what to buy . . . south african seascapeFamous among the surfing set, the waves off South Africa's Long Beach, a half-hour drive from Cape Town, can reach 35 feet. It was while watching her surfer son...