The New Adventures of Old Cuisine | The town of Nérac, a stop on barge trips through Gascony, was once home to France’s sixteenth-century king Henry IV, who promised the peasant farmers a chicken in every pot. The options for today’s visitors are a lot more interesting—roasted pigeon in vanilla sauce and corn rösti, perhaps?

The New Adventures of Old Cuisine | The town of Nérac, a stop on barge trips through Gascony, was once home to France’s sixteenth-century king Henry IV, who promised the peasant farmers a chicken in every pot. The options for today’s visitors are a lot more interesting—roasted pigeon in vanilla sauce and corn rösti, perhaps?

Amsterdam’s Secret Gardens | Dutch design supremo Marcel Wanders has stamped his inimitable style on this garden at the Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht, formerly a public library.

Amsterdam’s Secret Gardens | Dutch design supremo Marcel Wanders has stamped his inimitable style on this garden at the Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht, formerly a public library.

Southern Africa’s Beaches and Safari Camps | Botswana’s Moremi and Chobe reserves have Africa’s greatest concentration of elephants

Southern Africa’s Beaches and Safari Camps | Botswana’s Moremi and Chobe reserves have Africa’s greatest concentration of elephants

A Photo Tour of Paris | Gustave Eiffels iconic spire has reigned over Paris since 1889.

A Photo Tour of Paris | Gustave Eiffel’s iconic spire has reigned over Paris since 1889.

Copenhagen’s Historic Hotel Gets a Makeover | The Hotel d’Angleterre, on Copenhagen’s Kongens Nytorv Street near the Nyhavn Canal, in the 1920s

Copenhagen’s Historic Hotel Gets a Makeover | The Hotel d’Angleterre, on Copenhagen’s Kongens Nytorv Street near the Nyhavn Canal, in the 1920s