Matthew Shalette

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National Geographic Travel

A Journey Through Prague

Prague, the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic, and historical capital of Bohemia proper, was founded circa 885 AD. Overall, the city is …

36 Hours in Prague

36 Hours in the Berkshires

36 Hours: Central Park, New York

36 Hours in Charleston, S.C.

36 Hours in Manchester, Vt.

36 Hours in Washington, D.C.

Top 15 Insider Things to Do On Martha's Vineyard

One summer, in the early 1970s, my brother and I were biking from Oak Bluffs to Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard when we came upon a very strange sight. Hundreds of people were on the beach, screaming and splashing in the water in an almost comical way. It seemed like mayhem for no apparent reason. A …

Amalfi Coast: What to Do, Where to Stay and What to Pack

<i>Positano seem from the Champagne Bar at Le Sirenuse. Photo: Pavia Rosati</i><p>Summer may be a distant memory, but we still have warm weather on the brain! Craving gorgeous vistas (other than our cubicle walls!) we turned to Pavia Rosati. Rosati founded Fathom and "been going to Italy since before [she] …

Vienna Revisited

I've heard a lot about the Vienna, and a couple of months ago I had an opportunity to visit. Vienna is the capital, yet it is the smallest of Austria's nine provinces and is home to 1.7 million people. It's a city with a blend of imperial tradition and contemporary creativity, and therefore a very …

Beyond the beignets: New Orleans' modern food movement

New Orleans is a food city, no question; it always has been. No offense to those hearty regional faves – gumbo, jambalaya and the ubiquitous beignets – but the association has long been one of over-indulgence rather than variety and refinement. The good news: a number of the city's recently opened …