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What Leonardo da Vinci Couldn’t Finish

The 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci will bring big doings to Paris this fall with the largest-ever and one-stop-only career survey at the Louvre. And New York gets a shot...

36 Hours in Naples, Italy

A city of glorious but tattered beauty, known for its vibrancy and, yes, a frisson of menace, Naples is now humming with visitors. In this Mediterranean capital watched over by the still-kicking Vesuvius volcano,...

Text on the Beach

Last summer, I made it to the beach only once — to Asbury Park, N.J., for a day trip with my son.Nevertheless, between Memorial Day and Labor Day, I plowed through a dozen novels,...

Top Tips for Planning Your Dream Road Trip

The hashtag #RoadTrip shows up 37 million times, which is just one reflection of the resurgence of this adventurous mode of travel. Travel and marketing agency, MMGY Global, has found that around 39% of vacations taken...

House Hunting in … Finland

A Modern Three-Bedroom House in Finland $1.1 MILLION (995,000 EUROS) This three-bedroom, three-bathroom house sits on a platform overlooking Lake Saimaa, one of the largest freshwater lakes in Europe, in the town of Mikkeli,...