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The Towns Italy Forgot

From the September 2011 issue of National Geographic Traveler<p>I awaken on a high bed plush with pillows and antique linens. Rays of sunlight filter through a grated window, casting a honeyed glow on the room’s curved, rough-hewn walls and high ceiling. An old wood table topped with a white cloth …

Best New Hotels 2017 | Hot List - Condé Nast Traveler

Previous<p>The World's Most Beautiful Train Stations<p>Our Editors' Favorite Places to Travel Solo<p>A Road Trip Through Portugal's Algarve Region<p>The Best Cities for Expats<p>The Best Hidden Beaches in Italy<p>Next<p>Eat Your Way Across the Globe<p>The food we live and fly for.<p>Previous<p>World's Best Cities for Street Food<p>…

Raganello Valley – Food and Hospitality in Southern Italy

Here we are, all seated around the table. I knew this time would come and I was really eager to enjoy it, but at the same time I knew the implicit …

Summer Luxury in Italy

Summer in Italia is as close as mortals get... to heaven. Sun-bathed piazzas, colorful, aromatic farmers markets, sensual people throbbing to different music 24 hours a day. If Alaska is the land of the Midnight Sun, Italia is the terra of the Midnight Fun.<p>Italians are different than Americans, …

Long Weekend in Sicily

An hour’s flight from Rome, Sicily makes the perfect holiday-within-a-holiday. (Or, obviously, a holiday all its own.)<p>Sicily is one of Italy’s two …

Italy

2013 Tesla Model S P85+ Arrival

Split Personality: Ultra-Efficient Energy-Sipper Doubles as Rocket Ship<p>When we spec’d-out our long-term 2013 Tesla Model S, I dug in my heels on one thing: It was going to roll on the base, 19-inch wheels. During our Car of the Year evaluations last year, we were able to drive examples of the Model …

Giant Redwoods in Unprecedented Growth Spurt

The last of the giant, old-growth redwood trees along the California coast have experienced an unprecedented growth spurt in recent years, a study by the Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative revealed Wednesday. Over the past century, the trees produced more wood than over any other period in …

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Coupe and Roadster

GTs in name only.<p>TESTED<p>Before marketers hijacked them, before BMW slapped them on an awkward hatchback, and long before you could buy a Mitsubishi Outlander GT, the letters “GT” defined a very specific type of automobile. A grand tourer, or <i>gran turismo,</i> was a swift, athletic car that placed equal …

2015 BMW i8

Hardly a supercar, but it's quick, sexy, and brimming with technology.<p>Some cars defy easy classification. BMW has referred to its i8 as “the most progressive sports car of our time,” extending “sustainability to a new vehicle segment.” BMW North America president and CEO Ludwig Willisch has said …

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-class

It's just like the A-class, only Americanized.<p>It’s a good thing Mercedes-Benz’s compact front-wheel-drive platform is versatile. The foundation for the brand’s A-class hatchback, the high-roof B-class, and the U.S.-bound CLA-class, this architecture serves as the basis for Benz’s assault on BMW’s …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Habemus Papem! 2013 BMW 335i M Sport vs. 2013 Cadillac ATS 3.6, 2014 Lexus IS350 F Sport | Comparison Test | 

TESTED<p>Spiritually, we feel a little adrift. When Pope Benedict XVI resigned in February, it was the second deeply confounding blow in a short period. A few months prior, we’d pitted the new F30-generation BMW 328i against a Cadillac ATS and concluded that the Caddy was the more entertaining car. …

Bangkok Will Be The World's Most-Visited City This Year

The index rates visitor numbers and estimated spend for 132 different destinations around the world.<p>Bangkok is expected to welcome 15.98 million international arrivals this year, just beating London, which is expecting 15.96 million visitors. London topped the list last year.<p>The index has been …

Tourism

Bangkok is 2013's biggest destination city as Asian cities take over

Bangkok will become the world’s most popular city for tourists this year, ahead of London, according to new research.<p>Thailand’s capital, the first …