NEW YORK TIMES TRAVEL
Imagining the Timeless Childhood of Beverly Cleary’s Portland
In the winter of 2019, my family traveled on a literary pilgrimage to the Oregon city that left its mark on the celebrated author’s imagination.
Dreaming of an Artisanal Christmas
A Southern California native (me) went looking for an old-fashioned Christmas. She found it in the “Christmas ornament town” of Seiffen, tucked in Germany’s Ore Mountains.
A Year in Paris that Transformed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
As a college student, Jacqueline Bouvier spent her junior year in Paris, and the city became one of the greatest influences of her life.
52 Places to Go in 2019
#48 Plovdiv, Bulgaria
In London, a Restaurant Specializes in Indian Home Cooking
The owner and chef at Darjeeling Express uses recipes handed down by her mother and grandmother from the Kolkata region, with an all-female cast in the kitchen.
The Legacy De Gaulle Left in London
In exile during the Nazi occupation of France, the great general spent three years in the British capital, a period that defined his sense of destiny.
In Florence, Finding the Legacy of One of Literature’s Greatest Couples
For nearly 15 years, the poets Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning lived under the spell of this elegant Renaissance capital – and the mark they left remains.
Footsteps: The West Indian Island That Shaped Alexander Hamilton
Though he left as a teenager, and never returned, his tragic childhood on St. Croix informed his entire life.
Hamilton’s New York Haunts
Like many immigrants to the United States, Alexander Hamilton reinvented himself after arriving here.
52 Places to Go in 2017
#33 Sedona, Arizona
Harvesting Grapes in France, With Champagne As Reward
Taking part in the timeless tradition of the vendange is a way to tax the body and free the mind, cheaply. Selected by The Best American Travel Writing 2017.
Five Volunteer Travel Options in Europe
Looking for a different way to visit Europe? An unpaid volunteer experience – at a farm, winery, or archaeological site – can offer an insider’s view of local culture.
Bites: On St. Croix, a Restaurant Twists Caribbean Classics
Balter, which has a polished charm, artfully adapts comfort food from its native island
Footsteps: Elena Ferrante’s Naples, Then and Now
The anonymous author’s novels can serve as a sort of guidebook to modern Naples.
What to do in Elena Ferrante’s Naples
Tips on how to navigate the city, using the Neapolitan novels of Elena Ferrante as guidebooks.
52 Places to Go in 2016
#47 Thessaloniki, Greece
After Attacks, the Soul of Paris Endures
Missing a favorite market, mon marché
Footsteps: Where Dracula was Born, and It’s Not Transylvania
Bram Stoker spent just four weeks in peaceful Whitby, England — a fishing village on the Yorkshire coast — but it inspired his most famous book and creation. One of the New York Times’s Most Popular Travel Destination Stories of 2015.
On Europe’s Goth Trail, From the Brontës to Byron
Need more literary scares? Here are some other spots to follow in the footsteps of other Gothic writers.
Overnighter: Ravenna, Italy, Glittering Still
A few miles from the Adriatic Sea, the city has arcade-lined piazzas, wine bars brimming with locals and spectacular Byzantine mosaics.
Footsteps: Searching for ‘Anne of Green Gables’ on Prince Edward Island
More than 100 years after its publication, the book still pulls fans to its island setting.
Tasting France Through 5 Signature Dishes
Explore France through bouillabaisse, choucroute garnie, buckwheat galettes, quenelles de brochet, and cassoulet, in this cover story for New York Times Travel, a #1 most emailed article.
Heads Up: In Paris, A New Breed of Wine Bar
Forget formal and fussy. These spots pair snacks and sips in casual, approachable settings.
Heads Up: Giving Fast Food a Good Name in Washington DC
In a town where things often move at the speed of gridlock, diners can at least get vibrant food fast.
46 Places to Go in 2013
#44 Washington, DC
Restaurant Report: La Table d’Aki in Paris
At this intimate spot, the kitchen is staffed by a single person. The flavors, however, are not nearly so modest.
In Paris, Five Shops Where Artisanship Becomes Art
Not every cheese or flower store is created equal. Some are run by craftsmen officially deemed the best: les Meilleurs Ouvriers de France.
Footsteps: Where Victor Hugo Found Freedom
In exile on Guernsey, off the coast of France, Hugo poured himself into Les Misérables and his home’s decoration. More than 150 years later, the writer’s Guernsey is still present.
Cooking classes from London to Istanbul, focus on regional cuisines and seasonal ingredients.
Review of Le Barouge at Galeries Lafayette.
Explore the celebrated vine-covered slopes of Burgundy as Thomas Jefferson did during a three-month journey in 1787.
Posts on the travel blog of the New York Times.
How to host an apéro dînatoire, the casual dinner party style now popular in France.
The kitchen device that has taken America by storm is an invaluable tool for preparing what can be an intimidating celebratory feast.
Delicious (and non-edible) traditions.
Decoding the insiders drinks menu.
The story behind the OG Cal-Mex taco.
Explore the history and restaurants of three Chinese neighborhoods in Paris.
Is salad the most rigid part of a French meal?
From Lyonnaise to bo bun.
French tips for making the most of your pressure cooker
If you want to eat like a local, try trading steak frites for sushi.
Rue du Bac is arguably the sweetest street in all of Paris.
Artisanal Champagne RM is giving the big houses a run for their money.
It takes four days and it’s worth it.
From farçous to flammekueche, with recipes.
An expert’s advice for gingerbread house construction.
A look at Picard Surgelés — how it started, why people love it, and whether it might ever come stateside.
CONDE NAST TRAVELER
Horses, whipped cream, and a glorious château—Chantilly is Paris’s most underrated neighbor
Where I love to eat and drink in the City of Light.
Five authentic restaurants