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On a recent jaunt through five of Europe’s eating capitals, I’d decided I would engage zero deconstructed asparagus or rearranged pot-au-feu. Instead I... Read More

Vikram Chatwal’s earliest travel memory? Fleeing his childhood home in Ethiopia during the 1974 revolution. But that didn’t dampen his love for the road... Read More

London is a fickle food city—if French is up, Italian is down; as Sichuanese soars, Cantonese runs aground. I’ve been eating out professionally in the... Read More

When San Francisco ad executive John Porter started planning his annual vacation in 2005, he knew he wanted something different. A seasoned traveler,... Read More

Cross-cultural pollination means that both the croissant and the bagel have traveled far from home, and the “continental breakfast” still reigns supreme... Read More

Edinburgh to Inverness (196 miles) ... Read More

Harrodsburg, Kentucky ... Read More

When my husband, George, and I decided to take a holiday house at Berrington Hall, a Neoclassical mansion in England’s West Midlands owned by the... Read More

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Just north of Soho, near bustling Oxford Street, sits central London’s hidden neighborhood: Fitzrovia. Home to louche, boho types in the late 19th... Read More

A few years ago, Canadians Terry and Carole Baker vacationed in St. Genis, France and stayed in a place with a kitchen, washer/dryer, and a balcony... Read More

See our slideshow of The World’s Most Spectacular Tasting Rooms. ... Read More

To put it into golf terms, the current economic climate is like a long, uphill par four into a stiff wind. Among the almost universally negative effects... Read More

The Castle Course, St. Andrews, Scotland (Public) ... Read More

Being a restless spirit does not mean I sleep poorly in a strange bed. On the contrary. I’ve slept well everywhere—whether a dirt-floored safari tent in... Read More

Gullah Experience a native tongue of the rural South with Gullah Tours (843/763-7551; gullahtours.com; two-hour tours $18), which deploys the 300-year... Read More

Americans crossing the Atlantic for golf have so many excellent British links to play they rarely venture inland. When they do leave the coastlines of... Read More

With the launch of Continental's first direct flight from New York to Edinburgh (flying time: 6 1/2 hours), it's even easier for theater fans to cross... Read More

AUSTRALIA COUTURE Everything about the new Palazzo Versace on Australia's glitzy Gold Coast reflects the Italian fashion empire's trademark opulence:... Read More

Whether you're seeking profound contemplation of your faith, speculative contemplation of the future, or just sodden contemplation of the bottom of a... Read More

Rocky and often forbidding, Scotland is a place where even shepherds' huts are hewn from granite. The dark gray stone lends a stern and brooding... Read More

"Where are they going to get the people to fill this place?" asks my cabdriver. He's just pulled up in front of St. David's Hotel & Spa, in Cardiff,... 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

News on where to stay…what to see…what to buy… In the moonscape that is the Sahara, southern Tunisia's Pan Sea Ksar Ghilane is an oasis within an oasis... Read More

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