Editor’s Corner

Landmark Status

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Can a true “landmark” be new? That’s the premise of a Travel + Leisure survey asking readers to name their favorite new landmarks. Making the cut are a globetrotter’s delight of everything from bridges and parks and public spaces, to…

And the Award Goes To…

I judge whether or not to plop down my hard-earned money for a movie ticket by a lot of things. Critical response, nah. The stars, the theme, more so. But often, I confess, I’m a sucker for the promise of…

Travel Necessities

It’s one thing to pack for a typical two-week vacation, but quite another more daunting task to prep for one that spans two months. Before jetting off on an extended sojourn with stops in Paris, Valencia, Rome and Morocco, I…

Luxe for Less

As one with first-class travel tastes on an economy budget, I’m always on the lookout for the next great deal. But not just any bargain will do: I like to know what I’m getting, so a discounter like Priceline, with…

Festive Moments

Although the production’s name escapes me, the sound of a Chinese opera I attended more than a dozen years ago as part of the Hong Kong Arts Festival still resonates. For me, this fervent, yet discordant operatic style was a…