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The Athlete: Stan Bahnsen The Experience: This former Major League Baseball pitcher and 1968’s Rookie of the Year for the New York Yankees (who had a career total of 146 wins) shares his tips on pitching and hitting, plus a history of the game. ...
The Omnia, Zermatt, Switzerland Sitting above one of Europe’s most celebrated ski villages, the Omnia forms an angular wood-and-glass apex that echoes the Matterhorn just beyond. A Modernist take on mountainside log cabins, the hotel is the visio...
The crowds surrounding the Trevi Fountain in Rome behaved as if nothing were amiss. They snapped photos and ate gelato in its shadow, even though a third of the backdrop to the fabled landmark was sheathed in plastic and scaffolding after chunks o...
WHY NOW Celebrate like Louis XIV with four-star cuisine, princely pampering, and a stroll around the Sun King's château. Discover the discreet yet sumptuous charm of the Paris suburb, 30 minutes from the city, that began as a royal retreat. WHERE...
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...
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Get more holiday travel inspiration. You haven’t experienced Christmas lights until you’ve seen nearly four miles of them artfully hung in patterns dictated by Tiffany’s head designer in Copenhagen’s famed historic amusement park, Tivoli Gardens—...
Video: Tour the Marais with T+L’s Editors Back in the late 14th century, when King Charles V held court in Paris’s Marais neighborhood, one of the best addresses was Rue de Sévigné, where for the next three centuries French nobility built ornat...
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My friend Andy guns the car skyward toward the sound of cowbells. We don’t need the blank screen of the GPS to confirm that we are floating through unmapped space in the bright, milky light of early morning. Somewhere below lie the carved wooden h...
“Are you here for the last rites?” asked Robert A. M. Stern, the dean of Yale University School of Architecture. We were standing in the lobby of the Ritz Paris hotel. In a sense he was correct; I was. If not to memorialize the place, I was on ha...
So you've dreamed of taking your family to France. You picture your kids wearing blue-and-white-striped shirts, curled up on a window seat reading Tintin (never mind that your kids can't read French) in your Provençal mas surrounded by lavender fi...
The lunch menu at L’Oustalet is simple, a few lines scrawled on a chalkboard. There’s roast chicken or turbot with vegetables, a green salad or rabbit pâté as a starter, an apple tart for dessert. Here in the wine lands of the southern Rhône Valle...
Italy: Dolce Vita in Rome We love the Eternal City’s Berninis and Borrominis, but we’re even more smitten with Roma’s pastas and pecorinos. Our ultimate food day? Buon giorno! The breakfast cornetto—usually a plain dunk-into-caffè matter—reache...