By Nick Dalton Feb 4, 2019
New lifts have integrated it into the beautiful Hochkönig ski area and stylish hotels are opening their doors. Check out our guide. This quiet little town has always found itself off the beaten track despite being only an hour from Salzburg. But new lifts have integrated it into the beautiful Hochkönig ski area and stylish hotels are opening their doors. Full Article
Covering 3.5 million acres, the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area holds a lifetime’s worth of memories. Pristine coastlines, ancient forests, and glaciated mountains are key to these epic adventures. Full Article
Travel + Leisure Staff December 12, 2018
Wondering where to go on vacation in 2019? We've got you covered.
Ask the Travel + Leisure staff where we want to travel in 2019, and most of us will answer, honestly, where don’t we?
When it comes to singling out the best vacation spots and compiling our annual year-end list of the places we’re most excited about in the coming months, narrowing down the field is easier said than done. We pore over press releases, tourism statistics, and our overflowing spreadsheets of hotel openings, restaurant debuts, and new flight routes before deciding where to go on vacation. Full Article
Andrea Romano March 08, 2018
Is there anything better than cheese? After all, cheese pretty much goes with everything. It’s amazing on bread, with fruit and with vegetables, with pasta, with chocolate, with wine or beer, or even just on its own.
And the best thing about cheese, besides that it simply exists, is that there are so many varieties, made all over the world. You can get a mild Brie in France, a flavorful goat cheese in Tuscany, or a pungent (dare we say, stinky) blue cheese in Asturias that’ll knock your socks off (or at least smell like them). Many cheeses can be found in particular places around the world, where cheesemongers have been perfecting their craft for generations. Full Article
By Lisa Wallin - Feb 1, 2019
The Shonai region in Japan has an abundance of natural resources that locals have spent centuries harnessing in preparing delicious dishes. Full Article
by Flora Stubbs July 10, 2018
Our readers’ love affair with Italian cities continues this year, with Florence taking top honors as the best in Europe yet again. Rome and Siena also ranked highly — a reflection of the fact that Italy, for many, ticks all the boxes for what you want out of a vacation. As one reader put it so brilliantly when describing Rome, “the cradle of civilization lives cheek by jowl with modern life.” Added another, “Called the Eternal City for good reason. It has everything — history, culture, religion, and food.” Full Article
By Cathy Newman
Posh estates in Scotland offer the chance to live in extravagance . If the perfect trip takes you as far out of your own life as possible, then the ultimate adventure can be had in and among the estates of Scotland. How best to channel the royal existence for a weekend or more? Full Article
Puglia, located in the south, in heel of Italy, sandwiched between the Ionian and Adriatic seas, has become one of Italy’s most popular holiday destinations. It offers ancient towns with long histories, extravagant churches, bizarre conical-roofed trulli houses, fabulous masseria hotels which have been converted from traditional fortified manor houses and a great deal of Baroque splendor. Full Article
The right cruise can put joy back into the journey, making everything from departure to the final destination and return trip part of the actual vacation. Maximize relaxation time by keeping close to home — because you don’t have to go far to find wonder in this world. “Domestic cruising is brilliant,” says Lisa Niver, a Virtuoso travel advisor and cruising expert who spent seven years working on cruise ships. “For a while, travelers felt they had to fly far away to see something interesting or exciting, and now they’re realizing how much the United States and nearby has to offer.” Full Article
Philanthropist, film star, TV icon, founder and editorial director of O, The Oprah Magazine — Oprah Winfrey can now add godmother to her many titles. Earlier today Oprah officially dedicated the beautiful Nieuw Statendam in a time-honored maritime tradition believed to bring good luck and protection to a new ship and all who sail on board. Watch the dedication.