Hampshire + the South

Tips and Articles in Hampshire + the South

See Our Guide to Great Britain The English may or may not have invented the countryside, but they damn well near perfected it. When we imagine some bright-green Arcadian idyll, this, so often, is the landscape we picture: the sylvan expanses of...
Copenhagen, Denmark $265 While other new hotels have capitalized on Copenhagen’s reputation as a design city by embracing sleek functionalism to the point of folly, the Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden (107 Vesterbrogade; 45-33/250-405; www.hotelguldsm...
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'll get the royal treatment. Austria Hotel Schloss Fuschl takes the torte when it comes to New...
See our slideshow of the World’s Top Fast-Food Restaurants. Who liked potato chips in their sandwiches as a kid?Superstar chef Bobby Flay, that’s who. At Flay’s latest venture, Bobby’s Burger Palace, the award-winning chef is recapturing his yout...
The latest addition to Brighton's hip-list: a witty take on a New England beach bar, serving such other-side-of-the-pond specialties as clam chowder, Maine crab cakes, and lobster cheesecake. Matching the menu at the Brighton Rock Beach House are ...
There are no reliable portraits of the man named Gilbert White, only a couple of quick ink sketches—doubtful likenesses at best. There's almost no contemporary testimony about his physical appearance, though he stood a little below average height ...
On an overcast day in early March I shed my clothes on Brighton's beach and slithered down the wet pebbles toward the sea, muttering to myself: This is madness. The air was cold and the water was grayish green—imagine the color of a caffè latte th...
VIENNA AUSTRIA $236 At the 16th-century Hotel König von Ungarn (10 Schulerstrasse; 43-1/515-840; www.kvu.at; breakfast included), just a short walk from St. Stephen's Cathedral, gilded mirrors, boldly graphic wallpaper, and ch...
Eco-conscious living just got a boost in old Blimey. The Taos, New Mexico–based designers of self-sustaining, low-cost dwellings that don't emit carbon by-products are breaking ground on the Brighton Marina Earthship Development (www.earthship.co...
England Glyndebourne Festival Opera (May 19–August 27; 44-127/381-3813; www.glyndebourne.com) Six productions set in the English countryside. Evening dress is customary. Tips: Lifelong members often snag the best tickets by the time the box off...
Last fall I bought one of those super-trendy Moncler puff jackets. This will really wow the folks, I remember thinking as I inserted myself into this somewhat age-inappropriate garment and hopped onto the platform at Brighton Station. I was home f...