WASHINGTON D.C. Guests flew in from around the U.S. and across the Pacific recently for my daughter’s wedding. I slept, the first night, on her fiancé’s sofa in his soon-to-be vacated bachelor apartment. The following afternoon, I settled into the Tabard Inn, the Dupont Circle hub where for nearly a decade my daughter spent evenings […]
Sailing dominates the Auckland waterfront, while the unspoiled wilderness of Tasman Sea and the Waitakere Ranges beckons at its northern boundary.
BOONVILLE, Calif. A romantic getaway calls for something extravagant. Celebration travelers are talking about Hwy. 128, a world-class route du vin and cuisine two hours north of San Francisco. Fresh-cracked crab with Pinot Gris or Riesling—a highlight at Anderson Valley’s Alsace Wine festival— is a bright start to a food and wine weekend. Anderson Valley wine […]
Visit the National Mall and Tidal Basin, but stay in a Victorian mansion on a shady back street in Dupont Circle.
Napa Valley’s prized art collections provide their own form of intoxication. Here’s three collections not to miss.
SAN FRANCISCO. When winter rains renew hills and valleys, head east to hike, taste wine and admire the transformation.