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Nicknamed “the City that Never Sleeps,” Tel Aviv is well known for its vibrant nightlife, booming technology industry, and stunning coastal setting. But it’s also gaining renown for innovative contemporary design, particularly when it comes to the...
Nicknamed “the City that Never Sleeps,” Tel Aviv is well known for its vibrant nightlife, booming technology industry, and stunning coastal setting. But it’s also gaining renown for innovative contemporary design, particularly when it comes to the...
Nicknamed “the City that Never Sleeps,” Tel Aviv is well known for its vibrant nightlife, booming technology industry, and stunning coastal setting. But it’s also gaining renown for innovative contemporary design, particularly when it comes to the...
Nicknamed “the City that Never Sleeps,” Tel Aviv is well known for its vibrant nightlife, booming technology industry, and stunning coastal setting. But it’s also gaining renown for innovative contemporary design, particularly when it comes to the...
By the time I arrived in Jerusalem, the final stop on my 10-day tour of Israel, everything I carried with me bore the distinct reddish hue of the Negev desert. That is how Israel is: it clings to you, no matter how many times you bleach your sneak...
“Are you eating brains?” the chef asks hopefully. It’s lunchtime in Tel Aviv. The banged-up Bauhaus buildings of the White City district are full, the bar trade lively. Behind a curved glass-and-steel façade—buzzing café tables on a sunny st...
Flour Bakery, Boston: Call ahead to reserve your sticky bun—these caramel-smothered, pecan-studded brioche rolls are among the best you’ll ever have. No wonder they sell out in mere hours. Charly’s Bakery, Cape Town: Where to find Cape Town’s p...
Lay of the Land Jaffa: This mixed Arab-Jewish area is known for its Flea Market, historic city (Old Jaffa), and the restored port lined with open-air restaurants. Neve Tzedek: Tel Aviv’s first neighborhood was established in 1887 and is filled w...
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Not long ago, it seemed every city wanted its own version of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, a shining slab of “starchitecture” to generate prestige and attract visitors. Now everyone is clamoring for a version of the High Line, the elevated freight...
Madrid Carlos Urroz, director of the city’s annual art fair ARCOmadrid, reveals his top holiday traditions. Sweet Treat: “Roscón de reyes—a soft bun made with orange-blossom water—is only available at Christmastime. Try it at the historic boulan...
Adam Tihany knows the inside of his suitcase better than the inside of his Manhattan apartment. The hotel and restaurant designer travels constantly for work, for pleasure, and to discover new places to eat. Fortunately, some of his latest project...
The Summer Bar at the American Colony Hotel is a place for optimists, who sit with an afternoon drink as the sparrows twitter in the flowering bitter-orange trees in the courtyard. On a sunny afternoon, it is possible to imagine that Jerusalem has...
Cross-cultural pollination means that both the croissant and the bagel have traveled far from home, and the “continental breakfast” still reigns supreme at hotels all over the world. But only in Japan will the morning meal offer dashi-maki tamago ...
In the midst of last winter’s revolts across the Middle East and North Africa, I kept getting e-mails and text messages from friends and colleagues in Tripoli, Cairo, Sanaa, and Benghazi. It made me homesick for the days when I spent more than hal...