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See our slideshow of Europe’s Hottest New Artists.Just as the fast-paced life of Manhattan has a staring role in the films of Woody Allen, and the... Read More

Q: I’ll be visiting my son in Cologne, where he’s studying. What should we plan to do while I’m there? —Judith Levy, Newton, Mass.A: Artsy and... Read More

The name may evoke images of monocled aristocrats taking the cure, but these days a distinctly younger, globe-trotting set walks the tree-lined ... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Most Notorious Hotel Rooms.Just what is it about a hotel room that inspires outrageous, flamboyant, or destructive... Read More

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... Read More

The only thing most Germans have seen of Saxony-Anhalt is the A9, the perennially logjammed highway between Berlin and Munich, lined with derelict... Read More

Move over, Berlin: With the opening of three über-chic lounges, Hamburg may be Germany's new nightlife capital. At the Modernist Neo (11Martinistrasse;... Read More

Known for endowing contemporary luminaries such as Richard Meier with lavish budgets, Germany's leading retailer Peek & Cloppenburg KG Düsseldorf ... Read More

If you're looking for Cinderella's castle, it's not far from the Pied Piper's village. No, this isn't Orlando—it's central Germany's Fairy Tale Road, a... Read More

To create Munich's just-opened Allianz Arena soccer stadium, Pritzker Prize–winning Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron relied upon nearly 2,900... Read More

Big Style, Big EasyIf New Orleans is the best place in the country to party, then International House is the best place to sleep it off. A pale taupe... Read More

q. We'd like to go on a literary tour of the English countryside. -- M.W., Denver, Colo. a. If such sites as Virginia Woolf's Knole House, Vita... Read More

The best thing about Knopf' s just-released city guides (for New York, Paris, Madrid, Berlin, Milan, and London) isn' t the flashy design-- though that... Read More

Ever dreamt of sailing the Neva to visit the czars' summer palace?Or cruising the Rhine, stopping for tastings at vineyards all along the way?Somewhere... Read More

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... Read More

FRANCELa Maison de BricourtOne of the great conundrums of modern French cooking is Michelin's coconut-headed refusal to bump up Olivier Roellinger from... Read More

I have a love-hate relationship with hotels. I'm dependent on them 200 nights a year, and it's hard to describe the life--it's so episodic, but I love... Read More

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... Read More

Most travelers have a favorite hideaway. An Italian pensione that never makes its way into the guidebooks, a breezy beach resort that stays just under... Read More

Toast of the coast Cornwall's just-opened Hotel Tresanton — a former yachting getaway — has a pedigree that's irresistible to royal-watchers, food... Read More

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... Read More

European car-delivery programs-- in which you pick a vehicle up at the factory and ship it home-- have been around for donkey's years. (You save because... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Once, while overnighting in Carmarthen, Wales, my husband and I inadvertently crashed a wedding reception. We heard laughter and music coming from one... Read More

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