While in London, our editor dined at what used to be the direst of the dire: museum restaurants. Here are four that stand alone as great dining destinations.
Our editor takes a personal vacation but still comes home to write about it. Here he accompanies his spouse to Vienna, one of his favorite cities in the world.
Alsace is a peaceful and prosperous wine region. Here are four castles that punctuate a storybook landscape of forests, vineyards and well-preserved houses.
Seeing the vineyards and tasting wine where it's made gives you a deeper connection to it. In Colmar, we had great fun learning about Alsatian wines.
With its fairy-tale landscapes, half-timbered towns, crumbling castles and fine wines and cuisine, Alsace, France, is a lovely region to visit.
On this trip to Alsace, our writer explored the picturesque Route des Vins, which winds through the Vosges Mountains. He found two hideaways to recommend there.
Michelin stars twinkle all up and down the Route des Vins, the picturesque road linking a series of wine towns. Here are seven restaurants we recommend.
the Unterlinden Museum has become one of the top attractions in Alsace. It is small, set in historic buildings and has a superb collection of art.
Alsace is one of the most beautiful wine regions in the world. We visited seven wineries there, each of which has something unique to offer the oenophile.
Formally a winter resort, Struthof was turned into a concentration camp by the Nazis. A visit here is a visceral reminder of the horrors of war.
The grape-growing region of Cognac is just as iconic as Bordeaux but far more overlooked. Learn where to visit, eat and taste in this lovely area of France.
You could easily spend your entire time in Paris in the Marais. The area between the Third and Fourth Arrondissements is full of cafes, museums and shops.
Mauro Stoppa takes guests on tours of the Venetian Lagoon aboard his boat. He shows them a side of Venice that they normally would never see.
The quintessential country house hotel Farlam Hall, located in England a few miles from Hadrian's Wall, has new owners and new management.
As the list grows of places that have become no-go zones due to tourists, we've come up with alternative destinations to visit in summer.
A hotel revolution is taking place in Portugal's countryside. We visited three luxury properties there, in the Douro Valley, the Alentejo and Comporta.
On a recent spring visit to Lisbon, we checked out a few intimate hotels, each promising historical resonance, contemporary flair and five-star accommodations.
Portuguese cuisine is hearty, honest and delicious. On a recent trip to Lisbon, we had a number of dining experiences worth sharing. Here are six.
The greatest pleasure of shopping in Lisbon is that the big brands haven’t taken over the retail scene, allowing independent local talent to shine.
Portugal’s second city is famed for its well-preserved medieval core, baroque churches and graceful bridges, but it's also a hub of contemporary architecture.
Porto’s fine-dining scene lacks the kaleidoscope of options you’ll find in Lisbon, but it's catching up. Here are a few places we enjoyed during a recent visit.
On a recent visit, we scoped out intimate hotel options in Lisbon and traveled to the countryside to investigate new properties there.
Here are our favorite Champagne houses to visit, based on the quality of the commentary, the size of the group, the hospitality and the final tasting.
The Champagne region has recently emerged as one of the great gastronomic destinations in France, with an impressive constellation of great restaurants.
From March through October, the Belmond Pivoine, a 128-foot barge, plies the waters of the Marne river and the Canal Lateral à la Marne.
Endowed with great restaurants and many of France's best hotels, Champagne is a more alluring destination for oenophiles, gourmets and history buffs than ever.
We spent 10 days in Champagne, France, a region known for its restaurants, hotels and fine wines. Here are three new hotel recommendations from our trip.
Troyes has yet to attract hordes of tourists and remains a quiet and atmospheric place. There is so much to do that we recommend a two-day visit.
Set within an imposing 12th-century castle, COMO Castello Del Nero, outside Florence, has reopened after an extensive renovation.
Over five days, our writer enjoyed an inn-to-inn-style cycling itinerary linking Córdoba and Granada using lightly traveled back roads through Andalusia, Spain.