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When you buy a $25 toaster you get a booklet of directions and a warranty; buy a $1,000 airline ticket and you get neither. But airline tickets do come... Read More

London's Edge Minimalism becomes the Metropolitan, London's latest ode to utilitarian chic. Hotelier and fashion impresario Christina Ong collaborated... Read More

Scotland is blessed with an abundance of beautiful malt whisky distilleries, but one of the most extraordinary is Deanston, in Doune, north of Edinburgh... Read More

It was with a bit of anxiety that i turned our car onto the dirt track that serves as the driveway to Clytha Castle. In the handbook the British... Read More

It comes as no surprise that Europe remains the favorite destination of overseas-bound Americans and that England is the most popular country, with... Read More

ALEXANDRA PENNEY, author of How to Make Love to a Man and Sexiest Sex of AllPlanning a trip for my fiancé's 50th birthday (at the time he was just my... Read More

It's a pity the horse and buggy is a thing of the past, because pulling up to the Bell at Skenfrith in a gas-guzzler doesn't have nearly the same flair.... Read More

Looking back on the high-profile courses that opened in the British Isles during the construction boom of the '80s and '90s, it's striking how very... Read More

I've used Dundas Street as a setting in many of my novels. I often spend time in a café at the top of the street, where my character Isabel Dalhousie ... Read More

Great Britain: In Search of Greener Pastures In April, faced with the escalating foot-and-mouth disease crisis, the United Kingdom did what it always... Read More

SOME PEOPLE ARE BORN HIP, SOME ACHIEVE HIPNESS, and some have hipness thrust upon them. On my first night in Glasgow, I'm hanging out with some... Read More

Six just-opened hotels that are setting new standards of style: NORTH AMERICA The West Coast's Kimpton Group is launching an East Coast invasion.... Read More

OCCUPATION: Principal dancer, New York City Ballet ... Read More

Greece | Hungary | Scotland | England | Portugal | Spain | France | Germany | Belgium | Poland | Road rules | Ins and Outs of Renting a Car in Europe | ... Read More

For most visitors to the Continent, going off the beaten path means finding a restaurant that's not yet in the guidebooks. But Europe is, in fact, the... Read More

In December, the British government announced that dogs and cats may travel to the United Kingdom from the United States and Canada without having to... Read More

I was raised in the Highlands and encouraged to feel proud of being a Maclean and belonging to a great clan. My maternal grandfather and uncle were... Read More

Orient-Express is gaining some wings and gathering steam. Driven by reductions in first-class air service and by the demand for shorter, multiple... Read More

Here, five new properties to shake up Europe's hotel scene. ... Read More

If Britain's Parliament passes a new pub-licensing bill in July, as expected, visitors to England will no longer have to witness the tradition of last... Read More

When I told my seven-year-old son that we were going to a foreign city where we would run from one theatrical event to another all day long, he stuck... Read More

With the euro sky-high these days, it takes more than smarts to navigate the Continent in style without spending a small fortune in the process. It... Read More

We all know people who spend their lunch hours bidding for vintage frocks on eBay—but until recently, my own addiction was tracking down used books on... Read More

I fell in love with Scotland on my first visit, in 1984, when I interviewed Scottish movie director Bill Forsyth (Gregory's Girl, Local Hero). He had... Read More

Travelers are demanding one-of-a-kind experiences, and hotels are answering the call, with rooms that have star-status trimmings. In the Cashmere Suite... Read More

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