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Q: Where can I find affordable designer pieces in Milan? —Kathryn Mills, Huntington, N.Y.A: Before your trip, order Marina Martorana’s book Low Cost ... Read More

Seldom has the truism about geography being destiny rung truer than in Slovenia. This spring, as war broke out in Kosovo, 350 miles to the southeast, my... Read More

Prague is one of those cities that everyone seems to have been to except for you. When I admitted I was eager to see it for myself, I was presented with... Read More

Yes, I did always say that travelers in search of a meal would do well to stick to local specialties, the rule of thumb being that a restaurant in Tulsa... Read More

RomeThe Tour Food and Fun. Perfect For Gourmands. Highlights You’ll sample handmade salami at the 139-year-old Volpetti via della Scrofa delicatessen;... Read More

"Turin is terrible," said my friend Remo Guidieri, a writer and an anthropologist, of his native town. "Don't go there." He himself moved to Paris—the... Read More

let's call them "map guides" There's a new breed of city map that combines basic street layouts with information typically found in books--... Read More

Recently, a colleague of my husband's— let's call him Daniel— was about to go on an extended trip to India. At a farewell dinner I asked whether he had... Read More

Reader's FindOur family of four recently stayed at Venice's Romantik Hotel Metropole (39-41/520-5044, fax 39-41/520-3679; doubles $211-$398). Our room... Read More

Remember the days when flashing a few greenbacks—even singles—made you look like a big shot overseas?Alas, those aren't these days. In Western Europe,... Read More

Price Hike in Motor CityDetroit Metro Airport's $1.2 billion Northwest Airlines terminal opened this winter to the usual gush over convenient parking,... Read More

Vsehrdova Street, on Prague's Kampa Island, is a jumble of 17th-century architecture, low-rise buildings whose Baroque façades lean precariously over... Read More

Western Europe, pay attention: your neighbors to the east are in the middle of a design-hotel boom. PRAGUE Aria Hotel (9 Trziste, Mala Strana; 212/201... Read More

Scattered among Prague's Baroque palaces and fin-de-siècle apartment houses are a dozen oddly angular buildings, the remnants of a few years in the 1910... Read More

I'm sitting in a little wine-and-coffee bar in Warsaw, listening to Polish conversations burble all about me, drinking Rioja, and talking with Zbigniew... Read More

OCCUPATION Actor HOME BASE Los Angeles URBAN EXPOSURE While filming Everything Is Illuminated— the adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer's novel, which... Read More

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... Read More

The floods that swamped Prague 18 months ago left whole neighborhoods submerged for days and caused billions of dollars in structural damages. The... Read More

See our slideshow of 2009 Travel Trends.In these tumultuous times, we return to the essential pleasures of travel, rediscovering classic destinations... Read More

SOUTH OF NARODNI The wits and wags used to call Prague "the Left Bank of the nineties," but now the Bohemian grunge of Generation X has yielded to the... Read More

PragueHilton Old TownDesigner Alexandra Champalimaud introduced a contemporary vibe to the 305 rooms, while David Collins used a graphic motif inspired... Read More

Happy cab rides are all alike; every unhappy cab ride, however, is unhappy in its own way.In Prague I learned from expensive experience that meters can... Read More

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express—a reconstruction of the train that inspired Agatha Christie's famous mystery—glides from Paris to Istanbul in six days... Read More

Edited by Niloufar Motamed; Reported by Colin Barraclough, Aric Chen, Florence Fabricant, Amy Farley, Mark Graham, Jaime Gross Darrell Hartman, Sarah... Read More

french bliss Hotelier Grace Leo-Andrieu, who transformed Paris's Hotel Montalembert and Le Toiny on St. Barts into stylish enclaves, has once... Read More

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