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The holdings of the ancient library in Alexandria, Egypt, were enough to send any bibliophile into orbit — until it went up in flames in 48 b.c. The... Read More

Luxury and gasoline seem as likely to mix as oil and water, but at Fuel Co. (901 E. Market St., Charlottesville, Va.; 434/220-0864), a new gas station... Read More

As a wine writer, I love visiting winemakers in their tasting rooms, sampling small-production rarities I can’t find at home. But that’s hardly the only... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 Unexpected U.S. Wine Trails. ... Read More

Family vacations should be fun, of course, but we always hope they’ll do more—kindle an interest, inspire a career, or at least pry them away from... Read More

In fall as many as 10,000 hawks a day soar above the Blue Ridge Mountains in southwest Virginia. The overlooks along the Blue Ridge Parkway are like a... Read More

We New Yorkers are an impatient breed. Red lights never change fast enough, bank lines are never short enough—and spring never comes soon enough. By... Read More

To toast the New Year—and with it, dreams of an improved you—we've come up with a few suggestions, at home and on the road. ... Read More

See our slideshow of 2009 Travel Horoscopes. ... Read More

1. New Museum, New York City... Read More

Wintertime beaches are the stuff of romance—both the tempestuous, passionate kind of romance and the sitting-snug-by-a-crackling-fire kind. The vast... Read More

Like most native-born Virginians, I grew up with an ancestral portrait on the wall. The original was said to hang in a museum in Richmond, so ours was a... Read More

Choose an opulent inn where reservations are rarer than hen's teeth, a hunt-country manse that quotes the great villas of the Veneto, or a town-sized r... Read More

The Eastern Shore of Maryland is a world of water, filled with people who need to be near water. It isn't an island, but it might as well be one. The... Read More

See our Colonial Williamsburg’s Family Holiday Fun slideshow. ... Read More

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