England

Tips and Articles in England

Cultural Hit List Art Europe London "Louise Bourgeois," at Tate Modern (Oct. 10–Jan. 20; tate.org.uk). Surrealist, Expressionist, and conceptual artist Bourgeois is still going strong in her nineties. This show, which spans seven decades of dra...
Peninsula New York Favorite Dish Cart hot dog Why We Love It Nathan Handwerker made his namesake franks famous on New York City streets more than 90 years ago. Today, Peninsula chef Thomas Piede updates the classic with local sausages and house-...
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 new hotels around the globe. What makes 2009 different?Properties closer to home really caught ...
Americans crossing the Atlantic for golf have so many excellent British links to play they rarely venture inland. When they do leave the coastlines of Britain and Ireland, it’s to play the heathland gems—Walton Heath, St. George’s Hill, Sunningdal...
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris Sedaris can turn the most mundane events—going to the movies, visiting his sister in Boston—into laugh-out-loud comedy. (Little, Brown, $24.95) Now Is the Time To Open Your Heart by Alice...
Only on the web: More Guided Tours for Families This Summer OUTFITTERS No, it's not too late to sign on for one of this summer's best adventure tours for families. Or plan your own: these companies will customize itineraries, even at the eleven...
Frank Nuovo, vice president and chief designer at Nokia, has spent his career developing communication tools for those on the go. As a man who has logged over a week of travel per month for the past 14 years, he’s no stranger to the concerns of t...
When Brooklyn-based Dan Storper started making global music compilations to play in his Putumayo clothing and handicraft stores, he never dreamed that his hobby would develop into a record label known for introducing such artists as Oliver Mtukudz...
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 Lower East Side. A direct route to my favorite bars and restaurants, the street was lined with te...
Several well-situated British country estates have taken on a startling new guise: at-your-service hotels expressly set up for families. At each of the Luxury Family Hotel group's locations (www.luxuryfamilyhotels.com; doubles from $139, children ...
Known for creating some of London's poshest boutique hotels—including the Pelham, Covent Garden, and Charlotte Street—Kit and Tim Kemp have gone the budget route with the Knightsbridge, their first bed-and-breakfast. But don't assume that affordab...
You never forget the first time you drive. It was the summer of 1977 and I was 14. Feeling cocky, I pushed down on the gas and roared into the distance. I didn't ease up until I hit the speed limit: a blistering five miles an hour. It doesn't rea...
Theater venues for young audiences are looking very grown-up. This month, the Tony Award–winning Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis (www.childrenstheatre.org) debuts a Michael Graves–designed wing. In London,the soon-to-be-completed Uni...
High design doesn't need to be austere, especially at these four European hotels that have just opened their doors. BARCELONA Architect Fernando Amat, the mastermind behind Spain's housewares boutique Vinçon, created the 25-suite Casa Camper (11...
This month, Harrods (www.harrods.com) launches By Appointment, the first über–high end personal shopping service in Britain. Big spenders are granted special access to everything in the London store in a dedicated 1,550-square-foot space. Although...