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Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and Alexander McQueen love it. Ewan MacGregor, Scotland's own box-office heartthrob, likes his in black. Tartan is back,... Read More

Several airlines have recently made life a little easier by relaxing restrictions on the use of cellular phones. ... Read More

For us, no souvenir is sexier than a taste of something discovered on our travels--farmhouse goat cheese from the Pyrenees, Isle of Skye smoked salmon,... Read More

Twelve-year-old Hannah is learning to play the chanter—the mouthpiece to the bagpipes, on which you practice fingering and blowing—before moving on to... Read More

Earlier this year, after a long and bloody battle, the executives at Air France raised the white flag. Faced with a plummeting share of the Paris-to... Read More

Mark Orwoll, seasoned traveler and Travel + Leisure's Managing Editor, is here to help you with your travel questions. Think of him as your personal... Read More

How can a landscape break your heart?Whenever I visit a certain corner of northwestern Scotland, I am filled with a melancholy that seems too personal... Read More

It is a motion that dates from the ancient Chinese, and a pose you've seen a hundred times: the gloved hand rises, the bird alights. Here, on the first... Read More

Whether they're villas, castles, châteaux, or schlosses, most hotels have yet to firm up their festivities (not to mention prices). But you can bet you... Read More

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

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