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Get a Rare Glimpse of Paris Through Hemingway's Eyes

Take an intimate tour of the cafes and other haunts immortalized in A Moveable Feast with the novelist's last assistant (who later married his son).<p>Soon after last fall's tragedy in Paris, Ernest Hemingway's <i>A Moveable Feast</i> shot to the top of bestseller lists. It is the memoir of record for the …

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Viking River Cruises Odin, Like Seabourn Odyssey-Class Ships

Pictured in Amsterdam: Anna Storbraaten, Ralph Grizzle & Bjørn Storbraaten, architect of the new Viking Longships.<p>Perhaps it should come as no …

Viking Idun

The Idun, along with its identical twin, the Odin, are the first of the company’s dozen new “longships” (all named after Norse gods), which are a full 80 feet longer and a smidge wider than the rest of the fleet, carry 40 to 70 more passengers, and have swanker staterooms, including 48 with …

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Top 10 Reasons to Cruise in Europe with Viking River Cruises

Viking Delling in Budapest, Hungary<p>By WAVEJourney<p>When Viking River Cruises launched their new style of river ships, the Viking Longships, in 2012, we …

8 Reasons You Should Go on a River Cruise

It’s springtime in the Balkans, and I watch the trees unfurl their leaves while plying the Danube on a 10-day Viking River cruise from Bucharest, …

Vienna's Famed Lipizzaner Stallions

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Chocolate Macarons Recipes

French macarons (from the Italian <i>maccherone</i>, or meringue) are typically a sweet meringue confection filled with preserves, caramel or buttercream; …

Portugal's Wine Country

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Viking Oceans: Viking Sea Float Out

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On the Danube River with Viking River Cruises

There are two universal truths about Viking River Cruises. One: literally everyone you talk to wants to take one. And two: everyone who wants to …

Long Weekend in Monaco

Perched on a prime stretch of the French Riviera, Monaco is the world's smallest country, next to Vatican City. The principality enjoys year-round …

Five Places to Celebrate Van Gogh’s Legacy

This July marks the 125th anniversary of <b>Vincent van Gogh</b>’s untimely death at the age of 37. Though the painter is now credited as one of the most important Dutch artists of all time, the Postimpressionist genius was largely ignored in his lifetime.<p>Here are five unusual places to experience van …

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7 Reasons to Visit Lisbon Right Now

Forget Paris and Rome—travelers in the know are going gaga for Lisbon. Once one of western Europe's most underrated capitals, Portugal's largest city is suddenly on everybody's radar, and not a moment too soon. Here are a few reasons you should pack your bags and head over as soon as possible. All …

Paris's 10 Best Small Museums

An hour in Paris is enough time to get a glimpse of the Mona Lisa (once you've elbowed your way through the crowds at the Louvre)—or, better yet, you could spend that time exploring one of the city's under-the-radar small museums. Here are ten of the best.

The Best Food in Belgium: 10 Things You Should Eat

Waffles, fries, chocolate, beer…there’s more to Belgium's food and drink than what may not be good for you. Here are ten traditional Belgian dishes you should try when you visit—and where to eat them.<p>Boulet au Sauce Lapin / Balletjes op Luikse Wijze

Bespoke in Beijing: Where to Get Custom Clothes and Accessories in China's Capital

The best spots in Beijing for custom made, one-of-a-kind hats, shoes, and jewelry.<p>Statement hats<p>When it comes to custom headwear in China, milliner Elisabeth Koch is without rival. Her hats have topped the well-coiffed heads of Stella McCartney and Chinese A-list actresses like Zhang Ziyi. After …

7 Things You Never Knew About Rome

Before you plan a trip to Italy's capital, check out these inside tips, tricks, and fascinating facts.

The Best Cities in Europe

Condé Nast Traveler readers cast hundreds of thousands of votes for their favorite cities in Europe in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey. From long-time winners like London and Paris, to newcomers that include Lucerne in Switzerland and Norway's Bergen, the variety showcases the diverse nature …

Things to Do in Budapest: A Guide From Paul Feig

Film director Paul Feig, known for projects such as <i>Bridesmaids</i>, <i>The Heat</i> and the television series <i>Freaks and Geeks</i>, couldn’t resist the allure of …

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I Heart My City: Lars’s Stockholm

<b>Lars Linderoth</b>, who moved to <b>Stockholm</b> in 2000, credits his natural curiosity with helping him to uncover the Swedish capital’s local secrets. “[I] never stop exploring—not on the road, not when I’m in my hometown,” he says. “There is always something to see.”<p>As Lars walked and walked, he fell in …

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Lisbon, Portugal, Has Some Beautiful Buildings To Visit (PHOTOS)

Lisbon, Portugal, is famous for its Gothic cathedrals, winding streets, imposing monasteries and stunning museums. But did you know Lisbon is also home to some really cool architecture?<p>From the Vasco de Gama bridge to the Padrao dos Descobrimentos monument, there are many sites to be seen in Lisbon.<p>…

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If You Have Never Wanted to Visit Turkey, You Will After Watching This

Take a trip to Istanbul, passing the Black Sea Coast, to the vastness of Eastern Anatolia, then returning over otherworldly Cappadocia and enjoying …