Our writer visited the island of Salina, in Italy's Aeolian Islands, with the help of a guide, who had deep knowledge of its history, geology and architecture.
The Aeolian Islands lure discerning international travelers because they remain so unspoiled and authentic. Our writer visited three hotels on two of them.
A necklace of seven volcanic peaks, rising from the Mediterranean off the coast of Sicily, the Aeolian Islands are an alluring and relaxing destination.
We hope the coronavirus crisis will pass soon, but in the meantime, we will continue to write about travel and our passion for the beauty of the world.
The capital of Austria is one of our editor's favorite cities. Here he goes back to investigate classic hotels in Vienna and the Wachau Valley.
Duernstein is used as a base for day trips in the Wachau Valley, but it's really worth exploring on its own. Here is one perfect day in this jewel of a town.
Reminiscent of Germany's Mosel Valley, the Wachau has terraced vineyards leading down to a river. We visited two wineries where we had excellent tastings.
Austria's little city of Krems an der Donau would merit a stop in any event, but its Kunstmeile Krems (Art Mile) is a treasure really worth exploring.
Jack's Camp, a collection of tents set at the edge of the vast Makgadikgadi salt pan, in Botswana, will be reopened after a complete rebuilding.
The latest venture of the Singapore-based luxury hotel group, Capella Bangkok, will open just downstream from the Mandarin Oriental.
Zurich's top dining establishments have access to superb local produce, freshwater fish and high-quality dairy products. Here are two restaurants we loved.
The Storchen Zurich, one of the city's oldest hotels, refurbished its public areas and refreshed its 66 rooms. After a stay, we can solidly recommend it.
One of Zurich's oldest hotels closed in 2017 to undergo a refurbishment and refresh. We have since visited and are happy to recommend it now.
Lobster rolls have taken Paris by storm, haute cuisine is more affordable and a Japanese-French restaurant is the hottest in town. Here's the latest from Paris.
Enroll in a hands-on École Ritz Escoffier cooking class and you'll come away with new techniques and additions to your gastronomic repertoire.
The French have loved chocolate since the aristocracy popularized it in the 1700s. Here is a selection of our favorite chocolate shops in Paris.
The French capital continues to evolve. Three charming properties have recently opened, proving the hotel scene is just as dynamic as the food and art scenes.
Created in the mid-1800s, the department store Le Bon Marché on Paris' Left Bank, is still an enjoyable and profoundly Parisian experience.
The Paris hotel scene is vibrant and evolving. We recently visited and discovered three charming new hotels to recommend, on the Left Bank and in the Marais.
Aqua Expeditions introduces Aqua Blu, a long-range explorer yacht that will take guests on seven- or 12-night trips through the Indonesian archipelago.
Salt Lake City is booming. Here are 7 exciting restaurants where you can eat well after a long day of skiing, hiking or sightseeing.
Of the four Balearic islands, Menorca is known for having the best beaches. Here are seven, ranging from the white sand variety to remote rocky shorelines.
Tidy Mahón looks quite different from most Balearic towns. Spared by mass tourism, it is an intimate and delightful place to discover on foot.
With new hotels and restaurants, the most authentically rural of the quartet of Balearic Islands, Menorca, is shyly stepping into the spotlight.
Menorca is the next must-visit island off the coast of Spain. Besides the best beaches, it also boasts distinctive cuisine and fine boutique hotels.
The beauty of Menorca and its superb produce are attracting talented young chefs. The result is a vibrant restaurant scene, especially in charming Ciutadella.
Discover the history and traditions of Menorca by sampling some of its essential food products: Mahón cheese, Binifadet wine, olive oils and Xoriguer gin.
Does a hotel's toiletry brand matter? Our writer argues it does. Bath products serve as a sort of code, telling you what sort of experience you can expect.
Malawi has had its wildlife reserves replenished. Two lodges have opened there, appealing to those who miss the wild and empty Africa of 40 years ago.
There may be no greater adventure on this planet than diving into the 70 percent of it that is water. Here are 12 properties where the diving is extraordinary.