Frankfurt

Tips and Articles in Frankfurt

WHY NOW Although you may not realize it, Frankfurt becomes magical at this time of year. The surrounding Taunus mountains are filled with charming cities like Bad Homburg and Kronberg, snow-covered castles, and lively Christmas markets. The city i...
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...
Sustainability Sustainable Design: SFO Terminal 2, San Francisco As the only LEED Gold–registered terminal in the United States, San Francisco International Airport’s Terminal 2 sets a bold benchmark for airport sustainability—without compromisi...
Day One: Brussels to Frankfurt (340 miles) Before hitting the road, head to Place du Grand Sablon for a breakfast of—what else?—Belgian waffles. Angle for a table at Au Vieux Saint-Martin (38 Place du Grand Sablon; 32-2/512-6476; waffles for two...
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Just a few years ago, the comforts that could be found in high-end airport lounges were pretty much the same all over the world. Comfortable chairs (other than the molded-plastic variety); plasma-screen TVs; an open bar; free Internet access…these...
IF THERE IS A PATRON SAINT OF TRAVEL WRITERS, he must have foreseen the riches I would bring home from my trip along the Rhine. He must have decided to relieve me of my notes (I left them in a taxi), to cause my camera to malfunction and double-ex...
To get into Tokyo from Narita Airport you can catch a cab— and pay more than $150 for a trip that can take two hours— or you can hop the rail link from the terminal for as little as $7.50 and be there in just over an hour. That's what you call a n...
This 365-mile castle-hopping trip combines what's best in two of Germany's most scenic routes: the less-touristed, pastoral east-west Burgenstrasse and the much more trodden north-south Romantische Strasse. The drive takes in several medieval jewe...
the new palm pilot You can be more connected than everWith wireless (albeit limited) Internet access, the new Palm VII ($599; 800/881-7256) aspires to be more than just an organizer--it's the next step in the evolution of the handheld computer. Be...
mod in milanAmid the sleek boutiques on Milan's Via della Spiga sits a new mecca for children's clothing made of cashmere and baby alpaca, flocked velvet and silk brocade. This is Pinco Pallino (freely translatable as "whoosiemajibbit"), a near-pe...
On a layover at Frankfurt Airport, Clifford Pearson decided to pick up a foot-long pepper-crusted salami to take home. He bought the salami in a secured area surrounded by duty-free shops. On his arrival back at New York's JFK Airport, Department ...
On a layover at Frankfurt Airport, Clifford Pearson decided to pick up a foot-long pepper-crusted salami to take home. He bought the salami in a secured area surrounded by duty-free shops. On his arrival back at New York's JFK Airport, Department ...
Only four years ago, the train trip from London to Paris was an all-day ordeal, with a ferry ride in the middle -- brightened only by the sight of Dover's white cliffs. Today you can hop a train at Waterloo Station in London, arrive at Paris's Gar...
1. Sansibar In warm months, lounge on bamboo chairs, sip champagne, and admire the city views from this open-air roof bar and lounge. No. 190; 49-69/9139-6147; sansibar.us; open Wednesdays-Saturdays; drinks for two $22. 2. King Kamehameha Pione...