Jennifer Donegan

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Pre-Flight Spas: A Beautiful Alternative to the Airport Bar

From manicures to blowouts, opportunities for preening before a flight are really taking off at airports around the world<p>By<p>Lauren Lipton<p><b>Stacey Neumann was</b> strolling past a beauty counter last year when she decided to have her brows done. After a quick waxing and tweezing, she emerged tidied up and …

Touring Biltmore: America’s Most Public Private Home

At 175,000-square feet, the Biltmore is a lot of house. Here’s a strategy for seeing the best<p>By<p>Deborah Dunn<p><b>GEORGE W. VANDERBILT ’S</b> Biltmore Estate, the largest private home in the U.S., first opened to the public in the 1930s to help stimulate the local economy during the Great Depression. “We also …

Touring Belgium: Easily Europe’s Most Underrated Destination

A seasoned traveler learns that you haven’t seen Europe until you visit this sophisticated little country where beer is for breakfast and chocolate is for lunch<p>Passion Chocolat in Brussels is generous with its free samples; try the praline ancienne.<p>Natalie Hill for The Wall Street Journal<p>1 of …

European Travel

A Trip to Trieste: Italy’s Most Beautifully Haunting City

A heady and historic stew of many influences, Trieste is a languid, literary place like no other<p>By<p>Tara Isabella Burton<p><b>BLENDING INTO THE</b> smoky stone edifice of Caffè Stella Polare, a tiny plaque, barely 3 inches across, announces that this is a caffè filosofico, a salon of sorts for philosophical …

Asheville: The South’s Insider Destination

Long an insider’s escape for Southerners, Asheville, N.C., is catching on fast with the rest of the country<p>George W. Vanderbilt’s Biltmore Estate, the largest private home in the U.S., first opened to the public in the 1930s to help stimulate the local economy during the Great Depression.<p>Johnny …

Blue Ridge Mountains

The Best Private-Island Vacations for Every Budget—Even Yours!

With private-island getaways available for every taste and pocketbook, you don’t have to be a Silicon Valley success story to indulge your Crusoe fantasies. Here, a guide to 12 winning options<p>By<p>Christian L. Wright<p><b>FOR A FEW DAYS</b> every summer, I have my family’s remote private island in the St. …

North Island

Kolkata, India: An Insider’s Tour for Aspiring Photographers

If you’re looking to improve your vacation snaps, this guided trip through the hurly-burly capital reveals all of its best angles<p>By<p>Mike MacEacheran<p><b>IT WAS BARELY</b> daybreak, but Kolkata’s central neighborhood of Bowbazar was already in full swing: Bloodshot laborers trudged past carrying sacks of …