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A few years ago, Canadians Terry and Carole Baker vacationed in St. Genis, France and stayed in a place with a kitchen, washer/dryer, and a balcony... Read More

Chile and ArgentinaT+L Travel Agent Advisory Board (TAAB) agent Paul Niskanen, of Cruise Masters/Concierge Travel Advisors, has been sendingclients down... Read More

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

Travelers cage-dive in the Indian Ocean and collect data on Great White sharks. A dangerous water predator, the Great White is also a member of a... Read More

“Airstreams are vintage, iconic, unique,” says Jody Aufrichtig, who spent months and millions to buy, import, and renovate a small fleet of vintage... Read More

Desert Rock, a new wave of African music made by members of the nomadic Saharan Tuareg tribe, is building a fervent international audience. Here, what... Read More

See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009.In compiling Travel + Leisure’s fourth annual It List, our editors once again visited hundreds of... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Hotel Art Collections.New York City ’s Gramercy Park Hotel is a modern Gothic fantasy, with plush crimson velvets, carved... Read More

Big Style, Big EasyIf New Orleans is the best place in the country to party, then International House is the best place to sleep it off. A pale taupe... 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

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

Now that upscale tour companies have made safaris seem less a matter of chutzpah than cash, more and more travelers are seeking the authentic Hemingway... Read More

cruisin' with mickey The long-anticipated Disney Magic set sail this summer, ushering in a new era of family-oriented cruises. The whimsical ship is a... Read More

COLIN COWIEPARTY PLANNER I'm walking across the infinity pool at Zimbali Lodge, outside Durban. It's a very sensual Aman-like resort with a Thai feel to... 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

Every summer when I was a child, my parents would pile us into the car and head up South Africa's Garden Route. From our home in Cape Town to Storms... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Save-the-Earth Trips.At 3 a.m. on a moonless, steamy night, I trudged along a stretch of Caribbean coast, peering into the... Read More

Flying low over the grass runway, the pilot eyeballs conditions and banks for a turn. He announces cheerily that we'll have to make another pass. "Wild... Read More

Once the epitome of elegant travel, cruising nearly vanished with the dawning of the jet age in the 1960's. But just as martinis and cigars are making a... Read More

HikingEvergreen Lodge at Yosemite, CaliforniaThis rustic lodge’s 66 spacious cabins are just a five-mile trek from Carlon Falls, a secret swimming hole... Read More

Expense was evidently not a crucial consideration for the industrialist from India who visited South Africa's MalaMala Game Reserve earlier this year... Read More

See our slideshow of Shoulder Season Travel Secrets.After the vacation crowds head home, you’ll find the smart traveler basking in good deals and wide... Read More

It comes as no surprise that Europe remains the favorite destination of overseas-bound Americans and that England is the most popular country, with... Read More

The Safari Lodge of the MomentThe big-game region of Welgevonden, a dramatic landscape of savannas, waterfalls, and craggy mountains, is home to South... Read More

An African Villa19 Carstens St., Tamboerskloof; 27-21/ 423-2162; www.capetowncity.co.za/villa; doubles from $116, including breakfast. WHAT IT IS... Read More

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