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The 5 best hikes in Napa for wine lovers

Image 1of/6<p>Caption<p>Close<p>“I think a lot of folks come to the Napa Valley for wine,” says Chris Cahill. “Which is lovely. But there’s a natural Napa …

Hiking

This company shows you the sights of Amsterdam while fishing for plastic

Gliding along the city’s Golden Age canals is a ‘must do’ when visiting the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. Now, the world’s first plastic fishing company have added a sustainable twist to your average sightseeing experience. Aboard Amsterdam-based Plastic Whale’s boat trips, you’ll not only see the …

Pollution

California Wine Country Travel Update: Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Trip After the Fires

Here's why now is actually an excellent time for wine-tasting travel in California.<p>California's historic wildfires took a devastating toll last year. …

Bravo TV

High Style Vegas

<b>An Avant-Garde Tasting</b><p>É BY JOSÉ ANDRÉS<p>Notable Spanish Chef José Andrés has a bustling bar and paella grill, Jaleo, inside The Cosmopolitan, but tucked behind is a small private tasting room with seating for nine.<p><b>Indulge Body, Mind & Soul</b><p>CANYON RANCH SPACLUB®<p>At Canyon Ranch SpaClub, a luxurious …

Caesars Palace

Food and Markets in Amsterdam

Amsterdam had so much good food and beautiful markets to walk through. There were staple traditional foods that you “had” to get and then there were …

European Travel

10 of the best insider's tips to Amsterdam

With tickets for Eurostar’s direct service to Amsterdam on sale from 20 February, we pick some of the city’s best restaurants, parks and cultural attractions away from the tourist centre<p>Amsterdam’s reputation for stag dos, spliff and sex tourism belies the rich pickings beyond Dam Square. Described …

European Travel

The Best Shopping Streets in Rome

I often get asked where my favorite stores are in Rome, and while I do have a few tried and true favorites that I return to often, I am much more of …

Italy

Georges-Eugène Haussmann: The Man Who Created Paris

Who would have thought that Haussmann’s design plans for Paris would be received with such fierce opposition, leading to his eventual dismissal by …

France

2 Key Habits of Successful Sales Organizations Revealed in New Research

Machine learning analyzed millions of sales interactions.<p>Lack of a particular feature rarely kills a company. Lack of sales does. 42% of startups fail even after investment because they don't hone a sales process. Since sales is highly competitive, little research is shared on what works at a …

Marketing

Gricia, Amatriciana, Carbonara: The Origins of Rome's Pasta Classics

A little over a year ago, Carlo Cracco, one of Italy's most celebrated chefs, made a pair of televised pasta gaffes. First, during an appearance on <i>C'è posta per te</i>, one of Italy's most popular talk shows, Cracco proposed garlic as a potential ingredient for <i>amatriciana</i>, a tomato-based pasta sauce …

1961 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato

Between 1961 and 1962, this Aston Martin was dueling with the Ferrari 250 GT for the sports car crown. Driven by the legendary Formula One World …

Sports Cars

Amsterdam: the Perfect Setting for an Art Mystery

Amsterdam is the perfect setting for an art-related mystery, especially one in which the looting of artwork by the Nazis during World War Two plays a …

Art History

Off the Strip: 10 places to explore outside Las Vegas

<b>(CNN) —</b> With dancing fountains, a thundering volcano, a pyramid-shaped flashlight and singing gondoliers, Las Vegas Boulevard could be the most happening street in the West.<p>"The Strip," as it's known worldwide, is the main drag through Sin City, the former truck stop which grew into one of the most …

National Parks

6 Paris Brasseries to Park at (and Drink Wine) All Afternoon

Think brasseries are tacky, unimaginative tourist traps? Think again.<p>When it comes to food-centric vacations, you'd be hard pressed to find a better destination than Paris, a city where you can find equal delight in a €2 pain au chocolat and a €200 tasting menu. Unfortunately, brasseries—informal …

France

12 Beautiful Places In The Amalfi Coast Of Italy That You Have To Visit

To say that the Amalfi Coast of Italy is beautiful is something of an understatement! Oh, and don’t get me started on the weather too! While some of …

Italy

How to Visit Napa on a Budget • Ordinary Traveler

California’s wine country is a dreamy destination worthy of any travel bucket list! However, wine tasting tours and luxury accommodation in Napa …

Forget Everything You Know About California Pinot Noir

Here are 12 bottles to help you rethink this popular grape.<p>We’ve all heard it before; maybe we have even been guilty of uttering the words</i> …

Wine & Spirits

9 Beautiful Overwater Bungalows Around the World

Nothing beats the overwater bungalow when it comes to oceanside accommodation. Get ready for pangs of extreme wanderlust.<b><br>This gallery was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with new information.</b>

French Polynesia

Road Trip: 4 Days on Italy's Backroads, from Rome to Naples

A food writer takes the backroads of Lazio and Campania, turning a one-hour trip into a four-day food crawl.<p>The high-speed train flies between Rome and Naples in just over an hour, but I prefer to vagabond it between these two cities. I travel to eat, and I’ve learned in my 15 years of living in …

Italy

The Secret Side of Siena

Go deep inside the medieval city following the plot twists of Christina Lynch’s debut novel, The Italian Party.<p>“I think there’s a temptation to dismiss Tuscany—and Siena in particular—because images of that landscape have become ubiquitous,” not to mention co-opted by makers of everything from …

Italy

A Guide to Tuscan Wine Country

Here's how to drink—and eat—your way through the region.<p>From up-and-coming Brunellos to tucked-away Super Tuscans, we spotlight the region’s secret treasures, and provide intel on where to eat—and stay—en route.<p>Brunello, Montalcino<p>Labels like Banfi and Casanova dei Neri put this wine area of …

Italy

How to Spend 24 Hours in Naples, According to a Local

That boat to Capri can wait.<p>“Naples is surprising because you see an extraordinary amount of beautiful things in a mile, but unlike in Rome, they don’t hit you in the face,” says the Turin-born designer Allegra Hicks of the city she’s lived in part-time for the past five years. Naples is gradually …

Italy

1958 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet

You'd very hard pressed to find a more rare Ferrari than this 1958 250 GT. One of only 40 made, it's also one of eleven with its original motor and …

Classic Cars

At an Amsterdam Hotel, Canals and Character

<b>Rates</b><p>From 295 euros a night (about $362)<p><b>Basics</b><p>This 225-room hotel is comprised of 25 connecting canal houses built by wealthy merchants and aristocrats 400 years ago during the Dutch Golden Age. The five-star hotel was originally owned by Peter Pulitzer, whose grandfather Joseph established the …

European Travel

The Best Secret Cocktail Bars in Paris

Paris has no shortage of chic pavement cafes in which to enjoy a glass of Pernod but hidden away behind secret doors, in train stations and back alleys are hidden gems for cocktail afficionados.<p>Here are five secret bars to try, as chosen by Florent Ayache, a mixologist at the bar in the Eurostar …

France

Why You Should Visit Positano, Even If You're Single!

Ciao Positano!<p>With movies like ‘Only You’ and ‘Under The Tuscan Sun’, Positano would sure make it to anyone’s ‘honeymoon’ list. But if you’re in your …

Italy

Thomas Keller’s Top 5 Napa Restaurants

Superstar chef and unofficial mayor of Yountville, Thomas Keller reigns over The French Laundry, the bistro and bakery Bouchon, and his casual …

Thomas Keller

5 Surprising Tips To Buying Land In Napa

CALISTOGA, California — Let’s say you want to own vineyard property in Napa.<p>You know it’ll be expensive. That’s pretty much a given.<p>Yet the desire and the ability to write a big check doesn’t necessarily translate into a deed with your name on it.<p>The reality of buying property in the Napa Valley is …

Napa Valley

Exploring the quiet side of California Wine Country

Blooming orchards under azure skies, vivid mustard flowers beneath budding vines, and rocky hillsides wrapped in fingers of fog – it’s no wonder California’s Wine Country receives millions of annual visitors. With its mild Mediterranean climate and mineral-rich soil, Napa and Sonoma Valleys seem …

Wine

10 of the best hotels in California’s wine country

After touring wineries, tasting the best vintages, and soaking in the fall colors, guests will want to retreat to one of these 10 hotels for a peaceful night's rest.

Napa Valley