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Ex-czarist capital, ex-Soviet hero city, St. Petersburg is haunted by the creative souls who’ve inhabited it, and its house museums offer a step into... Read More

Q: Where can I find affordable designer pieces in Milan? —Kathryn Mills, Huntington, N.Y. ... Read More

Dust off your dancin’ shoes. Participants travel by bus or train from Moscow to villages in western Russia to study and learn the traditional folk music... Read More

Maria Trejo-McDonald, Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park ... Read More

Conceived by Karl Lagerfeld, designed by Zaha Hadid, and commissioned by the house that Coco built to mark the 50th anniversary of an iconic handbag,... Read More

no free rides Travel agents' fees are on the rise For decades, travel agents reminded consumers that their services cost nothing, since they are paid... Read More

Before the U.S.S.R. broke up in 1991, its national airline, Aeroflot, was generally considered sky-high hell. Foreign travelers were shocked at having... 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

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

Svetlana Zakharova is a ballerina—make that prima ballerina—with the fabled Kirov Ballet of St. Petersburg, Russia. When the troupe performs at the... Read More

I had no idea what Russia would be. If I thought of it, I saw milky white ballerina legs and craning feathered heads. I saw Stalin's fat mustache,... Read More

Barely 24 hours in Moscow and I’ve already ingested a year’s worth of foie gras at a glitzy fashion reception, nearly gotten trampled at the Revolution... Read More

When I finally got to the coldest town on earth, the first person I met had a frozen fish tucked into one of his felt boots. He was swaying slightly in... 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

For those who suffer from what Cocteau called the "red-and-gold disease," relief is found only in the glittery, cavernous darkness of an opera house.... Read More

Vodka may rule as the drink of choice in Moscow, but American-style beer is attempting a coup. When the iron curtain lifted, an influx of foreign... Read More

Earlier this year T+L profiled a new trip to Russia's Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, which has begun offering week-long space-training courses to... Read More

I went to Russia for Moscow: new Moscow, in all ... Read More

Like a long-overdue book that's suddenly found in the back of a drawer, the Viipuri Library in Russia, an early masterpiece by Finnish Modernist... Read More

I was sitting in a fancy St. Petersburg restaurant, wriggling my nose at a plate of lackluster escargots. Then it dawned on me. Snails—in St. Petersburg... Read More

I'm Standing On the Ceiling. ... Read More

(31) Kathmandu Treasure-hunting in the Himalayas A religious center for generations, the Kathmandu Valley now draws modern shoppers. Set aside three... Read More

Logo-mania is spreading, as luxury label Louis Vuitton expands its global empire with two new outposts. At the New Delhi store (Oberoi Hotel, Dr. Zakir... Read More

Communism may have ended, but Russians are still playing follow-the-leader. What Boris Yeltsin did for tennis, Vladimir Putin is doing for skiing. Until... Read More

In 1716, King Frederick William I of Prussia gave Peter the Great what became known as the Amber Room, a luminous testimonial to a friendship between... Read More

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