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Africa/Middle EastQ: What about Dubai? I’ve been to Al Manzil which was excellent. where else can I stay? Sarah Spagnolo: Well, I can’t stop thinking... Read More

Top New BridgesNo. 1 Grand Canyon Skywalk, ArizonaNo. 2 Henderson Waves Pedestrian Bridge, SingaporeNo. 3 Millau Viaduct, Millau, FranceNo. 4 Ponte... Read More

For Jennifer Rubell—known for large-scale, food-centric projects such as Padded Cell, a room with walls made from 1,800 cones of cotton candy meant for... 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

The Local DietIn ancient mythology, the gods ate ambrosia to gain Herculean strength and immortality, and it was Hippocrates who first suggested, circa... Read More

KEY CONTACT Greek National Tourist Office 212/421-5777; 645 Fifth Ave., New York, NY. Charting Your Course The IslandsIn most people's minds, the words ... Read More

It’s a freezing cold winter’s day, but that’s not stopping 10,000 men in the northern Japanese city of Konomiya from stripping down to nothing but a... Read More

My earliest childhood memory is of seeing a dragonfly, what looked to me like a cobalt-colored fairy, hovering by the stream that gushes out of the... Read More

Hotels/Resorts Cities Islands Spas Tour Operators Cruise Lines Airlines Car-Rentals Main Page Top Islands: SantoriniNATURAL ATTRACTIONSPick your... Read More

Greenland & IcelandWhy Go Now: New luxury expeditions to these remote areas allow cruisers to take in scenery from the ship as well as jump in... Read More

I arrived in Crete at the height of wine-making season. The fall, then at its ripest stage, brought finger-size squash, ambrosial peaches, a profusion... Read More

Since 1990, Mrs. Tependris, the always fashionable protagonist of L.A.-based artist Konstantin Kakanias's boldly illustrated graphic novels, has... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Hotel Art Collections.New York City ’s Gramercy Park Hotel is a modern Gothic fantasy, with plush crimson velvets, carved... Read More

"Greece is not for spectators," writes Eleni N. Gage in North of Ithaka (St. Martin's Press, $23.95), a memoir of returning to her ancestral village in... Read More

Midnight Express was enough to scare anybody straight when it comes to bringing illegal drugs into a foreign country. But even over-the-counter... Read More

Reader's Find On a quest for beauty and solitude, my husband and I encountered a hidden treasure floating in the wine-dark Aegean. We are reluctant to... 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

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

On the road, these neo-nomads follow their own set of rules: Keep a closet in several cities, tip freely, pack scented candles, and always get your... Read More

Feasting on Crete What a joy it was to read Anya von Bremzen's article [Food, September] on the tavernas of Crete. It brought back a vivid memory. Nine... Read More

In homage to Gerald Durrell, who wrote Marrying Off Mother and My Family and Other Animals, both set in Corfu, I visited that Greek island... Read More

Bermuda BoosterPadgett Powell's article on my favorite island-- 34 trips so far-- is a well-written piece of hyperbole [World's Best Awards, September]... Read More

WHO Boundary-breaking, Egypt-born designer Karim Rashid, who has created hundreds of best-selling "blobjects" (the Garbo garbage can, Oh chair, Blib bag... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Craziest Party Towns.“Goths in black leather sit next to new-century punks with dyed Mohawks, who are talking to a... Read More

Awakening to the sounds of rustling leaves and distant ocean surf, you stretch out in bed, enjoying your first few moments of the day. Around you, your... Read More

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