November/December 2009 Features

  • Photo: Rowers cross the Willamette River, Portland, Oregon

    Portland Reigns

    This Oregon city gets almost everything right: It's friendly, sustainable, accessible—maybe even a model for America's future.

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    Photo Gallery: Portland

    Join a local photographer for a look at Oregon's most populous—and forward-thinking—city.

  • <p>Photo: Boat on a canal</p>

    48 Hours in Copenhagen

    Six must-do experiences and four top hotels, plus websites, blogs, and more resources to plan a trip to Copenhagen.

  • Photo: Royal Library extension, Copenhagen

    Photo Gallery: Modern Copenhagen

    See scenes from the Danish capital, from Tivoli Gardens to the Royal Library.

  • Photo: Monarch butterflies in flight

    In Search of Magic

    Take an incredible journey on the wings of countless butterflies as they flock to central Mexico.

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    Traveler's Best Photos of 2009

    See a slideshow of Editor-in-Chief Keith Bellows' favorite pictures published in Traveler magazine.

  • Photo: Elephants gathered at a water hole in Kenya

    133 Places Rated

    Our sixth annual geotourism survey rates 133 travel destinations for sustainability, authenticity, and experience.

November/December 2009 Columns

  • Photo: silhouette Marseille Vintage Caper

    Trip Lit

    Book of the Month: The Vintage Caper, by Peter Mayle

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    Real Travel

    Can a (shudder) package tour actually deliver an authentic travel experience?

  • Photo: portrait of Boyd Matson

    One on One

    From desert marathons to mountain treks, he goes where the adrenaline flows.

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