November/December 2008 Features

  • Photo: Sunrise over Assisi, Italy

    Photo Gallery: Romantic Italy

    The hill towns of Umbria have worked their magic for centuries.

  • Photo: misty view of Hallstatt and alps in austria

    Photo Gallery: Austria's Lake Country

    Take in the misty views of the Alps from the lakeside villages in Austria's scenic Salzkammergut—the lake country east of Salzburg.

  • Photo: Construction in a wetland, Loreto Bay development, Loreto, Baja California, Mexico

    Is Baja on the Block?

    For good or ill, the development of nature-rich Baja California marches inexorably on. Traveler takes a look at the forces bearing down on this Mexican treasure.

  • <p>Photo: Dancers at a ball</p>

    48 Hours in Vienna

    Every winter Vienna reasserts its traditions with a whirl of classic balls. But lately a wave of edgier parties have filled out the social season.

  • Photo: Wissenkirchen town scape

    Historic Destinations Rated

    Our annual destination-stewardship survey looks at how well historic destinations are holding up.

November/December 2008 Columns

  • <p>Photo: A carved wooden cross</p>

    New Mexican Santos

    Some of the most fascinating works of Hispanic devotional art come from New Mexico.

  • Photo: man bathing river India

    Trip Lit

    Book of the Month: In the Convent of Little Flowers, by Indu Sandaresan

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