What to do, where to stay and what to see
Tokyo is not a pretty city, not by conventional standards. Beauty comes unexpectedly here, on delicate dessert plates, in precisely timed bullet trains, in the way modern living meets old-fashioned manners. You just have to know …
Be transported by Kyoto’s imperial history, timelessness and grace
It doesn’t always make the best first impression, but persist. Manila is a beauty
By day, Nairobi is the hectic, cosmopolitan hub of East Africa; by night, it’s a malaria-free city of cool evenings and quiet tropical gardens, best enjoyed with a cool Tusker beer.
Bangkok is tidier these days, but its spirit shines as brightly as ever
Behind the palm fronds and frangipanis, Malaysia’s verdant capital teems with life
Tel Aviv notched up its centenary last year and continues to evolve
Travelers often bypass Peru’s sprawling megacapital for other destinations within the country. They’re missing out. Among Lima’s many claims to fame: world-class cuisine. And the best pisco sours this side of the Andes.
Portland is one of those towns where it’s cool to be a tourist because all the fun things visitors do are the same awesome things locals do. Visiting Portland is about diving into today’s lifestyle, not staring at the monuments …
It may be a city of antiquity, but Athens has learned to move with the times.
It’s in the trademark flair of passersby, in the city’s celebrated cafés and in the bookstalls lining the Seine that you’ll find Paris’s defining spirit. Even at street-level, City of Lights rises far above its own hype.