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See our slideshow of 10 Amazing Bridges. They are a marvel of engineering. Their function is purposeful yet poetic. And they’ve inspired musicians, painters, and writers for centuries. Beyond the sheer practicality of crossing ravines and water, ...
See more Best Places to Eat Like a Local Chez Aline: Choose your own fillings or defer to chef Delphine Zampetti for a deceptively simple baguette sandwich at her petite, retro-flavored deli. 11th Arr.; 33-1/43-71-90-75. $ Septime: Rustic wooden...
See 100 Places to Eat Like a Local Farinata, Genoa, Italy Liguria’s beloved equivalent of the French socca is a thin, pizza-like pancake made from chickpea flour, served hot from the oven and typically adorned with hunks of gorgonzola or Stracch...
When my mother and father fell in love, in the summer of 1967, they took off for Provence. They were in Switzerland at the time, and both 21 years old. A few days after they met, an impromptu Mediterranean weekend vacation seemed like the thing to...
When we were 11 and 13 years old, our parents dressed us in neckties and blazers and marched us to a French restaurant in our hometown, Charleston, South Carolina. We sulked through dinner until dessert arrived: crème caramel. And in that instant ...
Across Europe Abercrombie & Kent Villas Best For: Excursions; local staff; user-friendly website Five decades of experience as a luxury travel operator gave A&K a healthy head start with its 135-property villa-rental offshoot, which launched in...
See a Video Slideshow of the Best New Restaurants As more and more of you dream and scheme your vacations around unforgettable meals, T+L has searched far and wide—through eight cities across four continents, to be precise—to unearth the world’...
Colin Field, mixologist, Paris, Bar Hemingway, bartending
Video: Learn How to Make the Perfect Cocktail with Colin Field Some say he’s telepathic. Walk into the Hôtel Ritz Paris’s legendary Bar Hemingway on any night, and head barman Colin Field will reveal his uncanny talent for divining what you’d l...
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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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