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From the Jul/Aug 2009 Issue
New York’s Best Affordable Restaurants
Under-the-Radar Central American Destinations
Forget the extravagantly priced Caribbean.
shares tips on where to stay and eat in four of the region’s under-the-radar locales.
Necessary Luxury: 7 Great Beach Books
How to Pick the Best Camera
From the Serengeti Plain to the Great Wall of China, pros pick the best camera—and lenses, computer, tripod, and other gadgets—for the job.
Texas Weekend Getaway: The Inn at Dos Brisas
A much acclaimed inn and restaurant just outside Houston brings its table to the organic farm. Is it worth all the hype?
Buying Propaganda Art in Shanghai
Top Affordable Shops in New York City
Tokyo’s Hidden Cocktail Bars
Old-school cocktails, stirred and shaken—and rethought, reworked, and remixed—for new age imbibers, are all the rage.
Reinventing England’s Manor Houses
How savvy young 21st-century entrepreneurs are opening wide the doors of those once staid and stately homes of England.
Stockholm’s Hot New Restaurants
A new crop of chefs is reinventing local cuisine in the Swedish capital.
Golfing in British Columbia
East of Vancouver, the Okanagan Valley has spectacular scenery, ice wines, and world-class golf.
maps out the perfect four-day weekend.
10 New Reasons to Love Switzerland Now
From Zurich to Geneva to Bern—and places in between—
goes in search of the new Swiss cool.
California’s Italian Renaissance
Along a three-mile stretch of Newport Coast is the Resort at Pelican Hill, an extravagant haven-cum-hotel that combines haute California style with, yes, more than a little Tuscan flavor.
London’s School of Life
Equal parts self-help, continuing ed, and highbrow social mixer, the School of Life is an idiosyncratic temple of the mind.
South Africa’s Newest Safari Lodge
A new design-savvy safari lodge opens in a far-flung sub-Saharan locale
Boating off Sicily’s Aeolian Islands
Our intrepid couple finds serenity on a yacht off the coast of Sicily.
Josephine Baker’s French Château
Long before Mia, Madonna, and Angelina, Josephine Baker was the ultimate celebrity serial adopter, creating an idealistic—and eccentric—home for a dozen children at her beloved French château.
5 Must-Stay New York City Hotels
Vail’s International Dance Festival
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