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Cultural and aesthetic experiences are never in short supply in the historic center of Rome. From the Pantheon you can stroll through cobbled, winding... Read More

A surprising number of major cities--Moscow, Rome, Washington, and Tokyo among them--haven't set their plans yet, but others are gearing up for major... Read More

Someone call il medico. In Rome, Stendhal syndrome is real. I’m talking about the numbness, fatigue, anxiety of seeing one more Caravaggio swaddled in a... Read More

Remember the days when flashing a few greenbacks—even singles—made you look like a big shot overseas? ... Read More

Walk into an apothecary on the Faubourg-St.-Honoré or Via della Scala or Grosvenor Square and you enter a field study in cultural anthropology. As you... Read More

Europe without cafés?As unimaginable as a house with no living room, a theater without a stage — a continent without content. And as any European worth... Read More

What do Prada and Julius Caesar have in common?How have Gucci and Moschino shaped Rome's hippest streets?Art historian Laura Flusche and architect Susan... Read More

It's 6 p.m. in Rome and a stately woman of late middle age wearing big sunglasses and a white shearling coat sweeps into the discreet lobby of the Hotel... Read More

Looking to maximize shopping time on your next European trip?These new personal concierge services will escort you to all the hippest stores and fit in... Read More

Dedicated style hounds are honing their hunter-gatherer skills by tracking down secret addresses known only by word of mouth. Five of our favorite... Read More

(14) Four Seasons Punta Mita High style, south of the border The rocky road that snakes from Puerto Vallarta to Punta Mita is about as raw as it gets.... Read More

"Riding a GPS-equipped bus in Barcelona," says Maxwell L. Anderson, director of New York's Whitney Museum of American Art, "I got a hilarious glimpse of... Read More

Starting this fall, visitors to the Roman Colosseum's Web site (www.colosseumweb.org) will be able to embark on a tour of the ancient amphitheater... Read More

Signore e signori, prepare your markers. Bingo is the hottest hobby to sweep Italy. Two years ago, the Italian government realized the money-making... Read More

Rocco DiSpirito, star of NBC's The Restaurant, filmed the reality show in his kitschy Manhattan trattoria, Rocco's (12 E. 22nd St.; 212/353-0500; dinner... Read More

Europe's major metro areas have come up with some splashy ways to sightsee (and beat the traffic) that are just as enjoyable in the winter as they are... Read More

If Renzo Piano, New York Times architecture critic Herbert Muschamp once wrote, "He can give lightness of being...to solid brick walls." This is... Read More

OCCUPATION Gallery owner HOME BASE New York ROMAN HOLIDAY Marks, who represents 25 international artists at his namesake Chelsea gallery, frequently... Read More

Chief Environmental Officer Tom Arnold of TerraPass, a San Francisco–based organization dedicated to helping Americans decrease their carbon footprint,... Read More

The first time I went to the Vatican, I didn't get in. I turned up just as they were closing. The second time, a year later, I missed again, once more... Read More

VIENNA AUSTRIA $236 At the 16th-century Hotel König von Ungarn (10 Schulerstrasse; 43-1/515-840; www.kvu.at; breakfast ... Read More

It was midnight and I was sitting outside Bar della Pace, located on Piazza della Pace, just off Rome's Piazza Navona, when Rino Barillari walked by.... Read More

LONDON Nigella Lawson, author of Forever Summer and host of her own show by the same title on the Style Network. ... Read More

Roaming Around | Heinz Beck's Top Picks | Romans Recommend | Lights, Action, Rome... ... Read More

My husband is a church-going Catholic, I’m a lackadaisical Jew, and even though we try to embrace both faiths, we’ve always had our little difficulties... Read More

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