Soft powdery snow, picturesque chalets, happy families with skis slung over their shoulders—there’s nothing quite like a ski town in the winter. But it’s a delicate balance to strike the perfect mix of on-mountain and off-mountain amenities. Whether you’re a hardcore powderhound or a more laid-back traveler who looks forward to après-ski activities, these mountain […]
No matter what holiday you celebrate in December, everyone can appreciate the magic and beauty of the snow-dusted, string-light-sprinkled Christmas markets of Europe.
Castles are a central part of European culture: each country has a few to claim, though they’re uniquely shaped by the age in which they were built and the rulers who walked their halls. They may take the form of fortified citadels or appear straight off the pages of Brothers Grimm fables, and you’ll find […]
The Mediterranean diet has been celebrated as the ideal way of eating, a secret to longevity so important that it was recognized by UNESCO in 2010. On the Greek Isles, locals have been eating this way since time eternal, making it one of the best places to try the classic flavors inspired by ingredients from […]
Everyone desires a quick trip out of town now and again, but the truly adventurous want an authentic, firsthand experience, seeing the sights and culture as a local does. Surfing travel options takes on a new perspective when you read some of the extraordinary stories—many semi-autobiographical, some fictional—of places near and far. Start by browsing […]