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See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009. ... Read More

In junior high, some friends and I discovered a way into our town's rain sewers. With cigarette lighters to guide us, we crawled through dark concrete... Read More

I grew up dreaming of India. My grandparents lived there when I was a child, and wrote me long letters filled with tales of lush gardens and ruined... 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

She couldn't resist the ruby ring in New Delhi, so she cashed a few traveler's checks and handed over a fistful of money. Back home, she took it to a... 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

This is what the old palmist tells me. Shuffling to a dim office in a former Indian palace, Mr. Sharma sets out his calipers, his magnifying glass, his... Read More

Breakfast is a highly personal matter, and even more so when you're traveling. Many people go to great lengths to find a breakfast that is first and... Read More

Sabratah, Libya ... Read More

I don't feel any jet lag at all," a woman from Colorado said to her husband while waiting for their bags to be wheeled into the Taj Holiday Village. "It... Read More

Britain's bright young thing Over the past decade, Brighton has been gaining a reputation as one of England's coolest cities. With the recent debut of... Read More

It is the nature of some artists that they leave home to find home, whereas others travel in search of the exotic. Long ago, the painter Francesco... Read More

I am wrist-deep in pearls. There's an oak bucket of them freshly plucked from their oysters and recently washed. Several hundred more are drying on a... 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

See our slideshow of the Best Vintage Movie Theaters. ... Read More

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See our slideshow of the Best Save-the-Earth Trips. ... Read More

Asi Ghat in Benares is the last of the series of bathing steps that lead from the old city to the river Ganges. Eighty miles to the west lies the town... Read More

Call me a liar. But deception was the only way to evaluate the personalized shopping services touted by New York's Four Seasons and Tribeca Grand hotels... Read More

Trying to cross the road at the Old Delhi spice market, I dodge a motorcycle, a rickshaw, a truck, finally grabbing hold of something big and sturdy.... Read More

Once the epitome of elegant travel, cruising nearly vanished with the dawning of the jet age in the 1960's. But just as martinis and cigars are making a... Read More

You want to take a different kind of vacation. You want to be active and learn things that require expert guidance. You want to go on a dinosaur dig in... Read More

once-in-a-lifetime trips for a once-in-a-lifetime moment ... Read More

Only a few years ago, bicycle touring was the domain of the athletic and adventurous, people who were willing to load up their bikes with 40 pounds of... Read More

See the slideshow of Dazzling Spa Debuts. ... Read More

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