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New Trips for Cycling in the City

Bicycle Adventures has new four-day trips in Seattle; Portland and Bend, Ore.; and New York City.

In Newark Airport Lounge, Israeli Art

"Art & Lounge" at Newark Liberty International Airport is a gallery displaying the work of Israeli artists, and a place where kosher food is served.

A New Theater for Cirque du Soleil in Mexico

Cirque du Soleil will have a new stand-alone theater on Mexico's Riviera Maya.

In Paris and Rome, Celebrating Man and the Moon

NASA/Private collection of Victor Martin-Malburet and Felix Winckler The famous "Earthrise" photo is part of the exhibit at Paris's Palais de Tokyo. PARIS | Nothing represents the Great American Adventure like the NASA missions leading up to the first moon walk. So it's surprising that the largest collection of vintage photos from these voyages is in [...]

Hong Kong's Book Fair Turns a New (and Larger) Page

mark your calendars for the city's massive annual book fair at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

A Taste of Vietnam Emerges in Prague

The Czech Republic is home to a significant Vietnamese population. But the question for dedicated food-lovers in the city has been: where can I get quality Vietnamese food in Prague? The answer, finally, is yes: at the new restaurant Ha Noi.

Berlin's Best Bets for the Handbag Set

Kimberly Bradley Handmade fabric purses by Claire Chaplain at Les Jolies Choses boutique in Berlin. BERLIN | Every city has its own brand of handbag obsession. If New York is about big-name luxury, Berlin might just be about carrying a bag no one else has - a unique, not necessarily expensive piece, preferably Handmade in Berlin. [...]

A Summer Picnic, Floating Above the Seine

To make the most of Seine-side living head to the to the Pont des Arts, an elegantly restored 19th-century foot-bridge that, on most summer nights, becomes the city center's prime location for do-it-yourself picnic dining.

A 14th-Century Talent Gets the 21st-Century Treatment

The exhibit "Giotto e il Trecento" ("Giotto and the 14th Century"), the first major exhibit on this most important artist from the middle ages, has been extended, through July 29, at the grandiose Complesso del Vittoriano.

Festivities, Military and Otherwise, on France's Big Day

Bastille Day, the French holiday commemorating the storming of the Bastille in 1789 and celebrated all over the world tomorrow, will of course be most intensely feted in the French capital.

Near Madrid, Getting the Royal Treatment

The Royal Armory -- one of the richest and most important collections of arms and armor in the world -- certainly still has plenty of material on view to lure visitors to its galleries, but perhaps this summer is the time to check out one of the other royal residences that virtually ring the Spanish capital.

A Boutique Aesthetic Blooms in Beijing

Part of the eclectic selection at FEI SPACE. BEIJING | This is a great city for shopping - if you're in search of, say, traditional Chinese arts and crafts. Looking for ironic Mao-graphic T-shirts? Not a problem. The Panjiayuan flea market can be a hoot, and throughout the city, you'll find all the Pradas, Chanels and [...]

Relaxation Now for Those With Labor in Their Future

Sandya Mierswa is taking good advantage of the seeming fecundity of Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood with her spot, Praxis Mamunette.

Just Outside London, Garden Dining at Its Finest

A garden center may not be the most obvious place to find one of London's most desirable eateries, but the restaurant and cafe at Petersham Nurseries has won several awards and an enviable reputation.

Where Everybody Doesn't Know Your Name

If you are the fan of the speakeasy-style bar trend that's all the rage in New York - and has made in-roads in London and Santiago, Chile - turn your attention to Paris's entry: the aptly named Experimental Cocktail Club.

An Arty Makeover for the Red Light District

The Rooms of Red Bull series allows professional and amateur artists across a wide array of disciplines work together to create and exhibit new works.

In a City Full of Art, Spotlighting the Students

Through July 20, London will host Free Range 2009, an annual art show that displays an enormous collection of work from thousands of students from art and design colleges around Britain.

Istanbul Hazily Heads Toward Smoking Ban

In this country that takes its smoking very seriously, a ban on lighting up indoors will take effect on July 19, a change that will surely please smoke-averse travelers.

Learning Turkish Cuisine in the Turkish Kitchen

For visitors who don't have room left in their suitcases for more souvenirs, the Istanbul Culinary Institute offers a very portable -- and useful -- memento: a quickie course in some of the basics of Turkish cooking.

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