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By Amy Tara Koch November 27, 2019 at 4:18 p.m. EST This story has been updated. Everyone knows about Napa and Sonoma, Tuscany and Bordeaux. For a lesser-known vineyard getaway, one heavy on juicy reds and masterful meals, consider Ribera del Duero, a burgeoning wine region just two hours...

Travel can involve hiccups like a misrepresented property or a destination that pales to the hype. The key is taking the snafus in stride. By Amy Tara Koch Published Sept. 24, 2019 The treehouse in Sweden looked divine: a spherical flying saucer twinkling from a snow-coated pine forest. On...

Just 25 minutes from the Acropolis, an alluring stretch of beachfront beckons with island charm. No ferry required. Skipper's Yacht and Roll Bar is a naval-themed boîte on a stretch of beachfront known as the Athens Riviera. Credit Maria Mavropoulou for The New York Times. By Amy Tara...

Indulge. Schvitz. Repeat: Exotic Fitness Pop Ups For Sybarites First 1came workout boot camps. Then off-the-grid yoga retreats. Next, hotel chains touting celebrity-orchestrated fitness programs. Now, there is another way to travel without leaving your workout behind. Fitness pop -ups in vacation destinations like Capri, Sri...

It’s tough to be a teen these days. High school plays out under a social media microscope, one that parents and young people can find difficult to free themselves from and focus instead on what’s really important. To help expand their children’s horizons, boost their...

New York City is a siren. Give her a few days and she will seduce you with her beguiling brand of grit and glamour. Pick your passion: art, iconic edifices, Broadway shows, shopping, generation-defining restaurants. All of this – and a few slices of killer...

THIS STORY APPEARED IN VOGUE on 6/15/17 [caption id="attachment_20943" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Hotel Eden Roc, Ascona[/caption] Summer in the balmy Provencal town of St. Tropez seems like a holiday slam dunk. That is, until you arrive and find every sun dappled cafe full and your strolls along the beach...

Beach getaway. Road trip. Alpine holiday. City vacation. All fun, all kind of predictable. To inject wow factor into your summer vacation, why not tack on something unexpected: a train escapade—wait for it—with a sleeper cabin. You may think of a train as simply a mode...

While j’adore Paris, a recent trip there felt triste, the militia -like police presence, endless sirens and parfum of fear sucking the romantic spirit from the city. Plus, I couldn’t shake the anxiety that a terrorist attack was very much in the realm of possibility...