Michael Frake

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9 Most Breathtaking Europe Train Journeys

It’s a heady experience to take on a Europe train journey – you travel through spectacular landscapes and glorious architecture in luxury and style. …

Trains

Britain's 20 greatest drives

Top 10: the best hotels in Midtown, New York

An insider's guide to the best hotels in Midtown, New York, featuring the top places to stay for cool cocktail bars, rooftop terraces, decadent spas, excellent restaurants, luxury service, stylish bedrooms and arty interiors, in locations near Times Square, Fifth Avenue, Carnegie Hall and Central …

The Best Road Trips in the World

We pooled our editors for their ultimate road trip picks. While the snacks and tools you pack for a drive through Namibia's deserts might be slightly different than, say, Hawaii's Road to Hana, the joy is all the same. Here, 13 of the best road trips in the world, whether you're looking to stop at …

European Travel

10 must-see landmarks on Norway's scenic tourist trails

Norway's 18 tourist routes are known for their breathtaking scenery, but that's not the only reason to make the pilgrimage. The Nordic country's …

Architecture

America's Best Small Cities to Move to Before They Get Too Popular

The best small towns to visit in America are easy to commit to for a weekend. It doesn’t take much to fall in love with Main Street; all you need is …

Mario Batali

16 Best Train Trips in the World

The journey matters as much as the destination on these ultimate rail adventures.<p>After three decades of riding trains all over the world—rural China, the Swiss Alps, Latin American jungles—I am still thrilled by a classic rail journey. Take The Canadian, where passengers can spend three days …

10 of the Best European Train Trips

Our ten favorite European trains don’t necessarily offer the fastest journeys—just the most memorable. All aboard!<p>Much of European train travel is about efficiency and comfort—punctually leaving and arriving and having a cozy seat or sleeper compartment in which to devour the latest issue of the</i> …

Five beautiful European train journeys from London

1<p>London St Pancras to Avignon via Eurostar<p><b>Journey time</b><br>Seven hours.<p><b>Approx cost</b><br>£56 (one-way, 2nd class, advance booking).<p><b>Journey</b><br>London St Pancras to …

Your favourite UK coastal walks: readers’ travel tips

From the west’s granite cliffs and stunning beaches to the calmer shores and vast estuaries of the east, the UK must be one of the world’s best locations for long or short hikes by the sea<p>Winning tip: <b>Llwyngwril</b> to <b>Barmouth train walk, Gwynedd</b><p>The scenery is fantastic as you travel by train through …

Scotland

21 Best Beaches in the World

Find perfection in these places where land meets water.<p>Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily our planet is covered in oceans, seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. From pearly crescents covered in …

London's 10 best afternoon teas

The ritual of afternoon tea owes its origins to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford. As a young women in the early 1800s she lived during a time when it was common to eat only two main meals a day, with breakfast scheduled early in the morning and dinner occurring late in the evening. Routinely …

Switzerland Travel Guide | The Planet D Adventure Travel Blog

Travel Styles:<p>Tick tock, don't be late! Switzerland is known far and wide as being expensive, a mecca for offshore banking and stickler for …

Great European road trips: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

This week's winning letter<p>Switzerland: a mountain motorist’s dream<p>Switzerland is brilliant driving country: the views are reliably jaw-dropping and the distances manageably short. West of Bern, follow Route 10 as it meanders along the Emmental valley, where, stretching off towards the horizon, are …

The 23 Best Backpacks to Carry Everywhere, Every Day

<i>Last Updated December, 2017.</i><p>With a few notable exceptions (lawyers and actors playing lawyers, mainly), a 21st-century businessperson doesn’t have to …

Lose the Bags with Proper Eye Skincare

Time spent outdoors has rewards — the vitality of unconditioned air, an intrinsic sense of each season’s changes — but it also has some pitfalls, …

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