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Top 10 Modern and Contemporary Art Galleries in Prague

For the art lover, Prague should rank among the top of the world's must-visit destinations. Here are 10 museums and galleries rich with world-class art.

Beyond Beer: Prague’s Best Wine and Cocktail Bars

Most people regard the Czech Republic as beer country, but in recent years, numerous wine and craft cocktail bars have also opened. Here are 7 to try.

Escapist Cocktails: Recipes for the Restless (Part 2)

Part 2 in our series of Escapist Cocktails, this time with recipes from Europe. If you could use a little escape right now, turn off the news and drink up.

Becherovka: The Spirit of Karlovy Vary

In Europe's rich tradition of producing bittersweet liquors, Becherovka makes a fresh, herbaceous one. We got a tasting at the former distillery and museum.

Karlovy Vary’s Best Restaurants

The restaurants we tried in Karlovy Vary ranged from good to excellent, making it possible to dine well at every meal over the course of a short stay in town.

Escapist Cocktails: Recipes for the Restless

When your spirits need lifting, sometimes spirits are just the thing. Our editor travels to his home bar to create cocktails that take him to faraway lands.

Six Senses Opens Bumthang Lodge

The Bumthang region is the gateway to the remote east of Bhutan, home to many sacred Buddhist monasteries. Six Senses has now opened a distinctive lodge there.

Newly Recommended Hotel in Brno, Czech Republic

Just a three-hour train ride from Prague, Brno is a charming city to see. We found a lovely, centrally located hotel there that made the place easy to explore.

Beyond Prague: Hideaways in Brno and Karlovy Vary

Day trips from Prague are usually to Cesky Krumlov or Kutna Hora. But we decided to visit Brno, the second-largest city in the Czech Republic and Karlovy Vary.

The Best Restaurants in Brno

Dining in Brno is one of the great pleasures of the city. As I explored what it had to offer, I couldn't help but be surprised by quality of the cuisine.

Underground Brno: Prisons, Ossuaries, Labyrinths and Crypts

The Czechs seem to have an affinity for the macabre, and Brno is no exception. Here are four of the city's most important underground attractions.

A Newly Recommended Hotel in San Sebastián

The culinary scene in San Sebastian blew away our editor, but so did a 22-room hotel on Monte Igueldo, 10 minutes from the city center.

A Blissful Basque Country Retreat

Just 10 minutes from San Sebastián, up a lush green hillside on Monte Igueldo, is Akelarre, a 22-room hotel that is an architectural triumph.

A Pintxo Food and Wine Tour

In any new destination, our editor typically signs up for a food tour. On this trip to Spain, Devour Tours focused on the pintxo bars of San Sebastián.

San Sebastián’s Best Pintxo Bars

People from all over the world flock to San Sebastián to do one thing: Eat. Here are nine of the best pintxo bars in this gastronomic capital.

Prague: An Off-Season Escape

We visited Prague during the winter off-season. We found enough uncrowded museums, galleries and historic sites to fill several weeks, along with two hotels.

Prague’s Exciting Restaurant Scene

Our editor dined magnificently during his visit to Prague. Here are 12 standout restaurants that prove the Czech capital to be a culinary hot spot.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Prague

Visiting Prague in the winter off-season showcases a city true to itself. In addition to the two hotels we already recommended, here are two new finds.

When You Can't Travel: Food Subscription Boxes Transport You

Learn about other cultures by sampling their food. Gourmet food subscription boxes introduce you to new worlds through an array of culinary treats.

Amangiri’s New Tented Retreat

Amangiri will soon be augmented by Camp Sarika, a cluster of 10 spacious one- and two-bedroom tented pavilions, five minutes from the main lodge.

The Grounded Traveler's Reading List: Nonfiction

The best travel books are written by people with a keen eye for a telling detail and a sense of adventure. These are 13 of my favorite nonfiction picks.

The Grounded Traveler's Reading List: Fiction

Reading excellent fiction is almost a necessity. It helps keep us sane and allows us to travel, if only in our minds. Here are nine of our favorite novels.

RAAS in Rural Rajasthan

RAAS Chhatrasagar, a luxury camp of 16 air-conditioned tented villas, located amid serene countryside, has opened 70 miles east of Jodhpur, in rural Rajasthan.

Aeolian Cooking and Our Favorite Restaurants

The traditional cooking of the Aeolian Islands is an especially sunny and succulent version of the Sicilian kitchen, with seafood playing a prominent role.

Exploring Other Aeolian Islands

Salina, which hosts our recommended hotels in the Aeolian Islands, provides a good base for day trips to the other more-remote islands in the archipelago.

Wines of the Aeolian Islands

The vineyards of the Aeolian Islands began making a comeback in the 1950s. Now some 350 acres of grapes are being cultivated at 15 wineries.

Hotel at Versailles to Debut

A hotel of 14 rooms and apartments, housed just outside the gates of Versailles, will open this year. It will be complemented by an Alain Ducasse restaurant.

Exploring Italy’s Salina Island

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.

Newly Recommended Hotels in the Aeolian Islands

The Aeolian Islands lure discerning international travelers because they remain so unspoiled and authentic. Our writer visited three hotels on two of them.

Italy’s Unspoiled Aeolian Islands

A necklace of seven volcanic peaks, rising from the Mediterranean off the coast of Sicily, the Aeolian Islands are an alluring and relaxing destination.

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