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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

Set in the foothills of the Slieve Bloom mountains in County Laois, 60 miles southwest of Dublin, the Neoclassical mansion of Ballyfin was erected in... Read More

"Listen to this, guys," I said over bagels and guidebooks one morning at the kitchen table. My three children eyed me sleepily, while my wife looked on... Read More

With editing by Adrien Glover, Sarah Kantrowitz, John Newton, and Clara O. Sedlak ... Read More

It’s been a decade since I was last in Bunbeg, in northern Donegal, yet when I walk into Teach Hudi Beag at 10:30 on a Monday night, the pub seems... Read More

Travel is a powerful engine of change: It can protect environments, preserve cultures, and transform lives. Once again, Travel + Leisure honors the... Read More

Anyone fortunate enough to be paired with Enda Glynn at Lahinch Golf Club in southwest Ireland can consider himself blessed. Glynn was born fifty-nine... Read More

I went to Dublin with my son for a week's vacation after I'd been in Copenhagen — not the city, but the play — for six months. This photo was taken at a... 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

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

Next time you breeze through a great hotel lobby, check out the gift shop. You might notice a change. Packs of chewing gum: gone. Logo T-shirts: not... Read More

It is indeed rare to pass a single mile without encountering an object to which some marvellous fiction is attached. Every lake, mountain, ruin of... Read More

la dolce villaCardinals, counts, and Russian aristocrats have called Villa La Massa home; little wonder that the owners of Italy's fabled Villa d'Este... Read More

In a time when the term operatic has come to mean larger-than-life or over-the-top, it's easy to forget that what Samuel Johnson called "an exotic and... Read More

News on where to stay . . . what to see . . . what to buy . . . south african seascapeFamous among the surfing set, the waves off South Africa's Long... Read More

Airline vacation packages have always been great values that are easy to book. Lately, though, airlines have realized that many travelers don't want to... Read More

The Emerald Isle is experiencing such an unprecedented economic boom that, in Europe at least, it has been dubbed the Celtic Tiger. One thing's for... Read More

See our slideshow of Great Affordable City Hotels. ... 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

Twelve years ago, American poet Mark Strand and I searched up and down Ireland until we found a house that he, at six foot seven, could actually stand... Read More

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