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New Year’s Eve may not be a congested travel holiday like Thanksgiving or Christmas, but there are major celebrations worth traveling for across the... Read More

Interested in sitting down for a meal with Leonardo DiCaprio? Now you can, for just £5—or roughly $6.08. ... Read More

Darren Walsh, 39, has won the prize for the funniest joke at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland’s capital. ... Read More

When you want the inside scoop on what bartenders drink when they’re off the clock, there’s no one better to ask than Ryan Chetiyawardana, a.k.a. Mr.... Read More

If you're a fan of planning your vacation around sweet eats, you've got to add Mary's Milk Bar to your bucket list. The Internet recently caught on... Read More

No one heads to the airport in search of an out-of-this-world meal. But a recent Reddit post alerted us to a new level of incredibly sad airport eats.... Read More

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See the 10 Great Places to Spend Christmas slideshow. ... Read More

Edinburgh to Inverness (196 miles) ... 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

With the launch of Continental's first direct flight from New York to Edinburgh (flying time: 6 1/2 hours), it's even easier for theater fans to cross... Read More

Whether you're seeking profound contemplation of your faith, speculative contemplation of the future, or just sodden contemplation of the bottom of a... Read More

Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and Alexander McQueen love it. Ewan MacGregor, Scotland's own box-office heartthrob, likes his in black. Tartan is back,... Read More

Twelve-year-old Hannah is learning to play the chanter—the mouthpiece to the bagpipes, on which you practice fingering and blowing—before moving on to... Read More

London's Edge Minimalism becomes the Metropolitan, London's latest ode to utilitarian chic. Hotelier and fashion impresario Christina Ong collaborated... Read More

Scotland is blessed with an abundance of beautiful malt whisky distilleries, but one of the most extraordinary is Deanston, in Doune, north of Edinburgh... Read More

I've used Dundas Street as a setting in many of my novels. I often spend time in a café at the top of the street, where my character Isabel Dalhousie ... Read More

OCCUPATION: Principal dancer, New York City Ballet ... Read More

Here, five new properties to shake up Europe's hotel scene. ... Read More

When I told my seven-year-old son that we were going to a foreign city where we would run from one theatrical event to another all day long, he stuck... Read More

Nick Jones, the brains behind the Babington House hotel in Somerset, England, and the private Soho House clubs in London and New York, has a mission: to... Read More

Amid protests that it is both a financial and aesthetic fiasco, Scotland has erected a highly eccentric building to house its first parliament in nearly... Read More

Q: My family and I are looking for an affordable hotel near Piazza San Marco in Venice. Any recommendations? —Stephen Brody, Morton Grove, Ill. ... Read More

Travelers to Edinburgh with a taste for local flavors should skip the ubiquitous shortbread cookies and tinned haggis and pick up a hand-lettered bottle... Read More

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