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Living up to its moniker Istancool, Turkey's capital has a trio of stylish new places to stay. Channel your inner sultan at Hôtel Les Ottomans (68... Read More

World music just got a lot more sultry with the release of "City Series: The Sex, the City, the Music." The CD collection, created by Sydney-based... 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

Quadrant by quadrant, proceeding counterclockwise for a decade, artisans on 180-foot scaffolds have been resurfacing the domed ceiling at Hagia Sophia.... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 of the Coolest Underground Travel Spots. ... Read More

See our slideshow of the 10 Best New Hotels. ... Read More

I enjoyed Guy Trebay’s sensitive and evocative portrayal of South India [The Temples of Tamil Nadu, February]. As an Indian-American, I appreciated his... Read More

Happy cab rides are all alike; every unhappy cab ride, however, is unhappy in its own way. ... Read More

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See our list of 27 affordable beach resorts. ... Read More

I'd flown to Istanbul from New York to attend a literary conference at the university where I'd been a Fulbright scholar in the late 90's, and hailed a... Read More

In an informal poll, we asked women travelers to tell us about their concerns when they're on the road on their own, and the places around the globe... 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

My father's father used to say that in Alatsata, there were "twenty thousand Greeks and one Turk: the cop." ... Read More

"Souks are full of educational tools, from merchandising to display techniques," says Majed al-Sabah, the royal Kuwaiti visionary whose unique Villa... Read More

The labyrinthine Grand Bazaar can seem like Istanbul's version of a 99-cent store, awash in evil-eye amulets and questionable caviar. But inside Can... Read More

To convert a 19th-century Istanbul distillery into a boutique hotel, architects Mark and ... Read More

Back in the eighties, one of the invitations coveted by New York's social elite was to cruise the cobalt-blue waters off Turkey's Aegean coast as a gue... Read More

It seemed simple: beat the bitter March temperatures—and my jet lag—by visiting the Finnish sauna at the luxurious Hotel Kamp in Helsinki. Just when I... Read More

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