travelGordon College finance professor Alexander Lowry looks at the history, designs, and security features of the most widely circulated currencies around the world. Lowry begins with the U.S. dollar then moves through the British pound, the euro, the Japanese yen, Chinese yuan, Australian dollar, Canadian dollar, the Indian rupee, the Mexican peso, the Swiss franc, the Swedish krona, and more.
travelA family vacation to Dubai isn’t complete without some sun, sand, and ski slopes.
travelOn a quiet and remote Scottish island, locals have been creating a particular garment using traditional techniques for hundreds of years. These hand-knit beauties have appeared on international fashion runways, but to get the genuine article you'll have to join a three-year waiting list. Here's what makes the Fair Isle sweater so in-demand.
travelCondé Nast Traveler’s Creative Director, Yolanda Edwards, shows you how to have the perfect day in Paris. Follow along as she takes you around one of the most popular neighborhoods in The City of Light—starting from Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel to her favorite souvenir shop and go-to cocktail bar (and everything in between).
shoppingFilling that sweet spot between high-end, professional quality drone and easy-to-use, travel gadget, the DJI Spark is a game-changer for those looking to get into the aerial photography game. The Spark shoots beautiful HD video and crisp still images and can be flown with a controller, your phone, or even just with hand gestures. Obstacle detection and automated shooting modes also make it incredibly easy to use, but most importantly, it’s just a whole lot of fun.
travelAt Gramercy Park's Nur, Tel Aviv chef Meir Adoni translates the cuisines of the Middle East into plates that tell the stories of the regions. This means Israeli fish soups develop into Moroccan-style tagine, Jerusalem bagels sop up Lima bean dips and Palestinian herbs jazz up tartars along with smoked eggplants and yogurt. (Even the wine list will transport you there).
shoppingCondé Nast Traveler covers 100 years of women's beachwear fashion, swimwear, bathing suits, and swimsuits. We've come a long way since full-body outfits and bathing machines, people! Beachwear fashion has gone from the poofy, knee-length satin bathing frock in the 1910s to the advent of the bikini in the 1940s to the more inventive (and revealing) cuts introduced in the 1970s to the sexy rebirth of the more cutting-edge one-piece suit in the 2000s. You might want to throw on some shades.
travelScratch-resistant, lightweight and in an oh-so-tempting array of colors, the Away suitcase is even designed with some extra wiggle room to help the chronic over-packer. We love the built-in USB charger that will save you in a pinch.
shoppingCreative consultant Sofía Sanchez de Betak, aka Chufy, collaborated with Roger Vivier to bring us a handbag that celebrates her Argentinian roots. As Vivier’s brand ambassador Inès de la Fressange tells us, chic and elegant doesn't have to mean boring—and the Viv' Tango bag is anything but. It makes a tango dancer out of us all.
travelThe Kit and Ace Stowaway Packable Jacket was made with an active traveler in mind. Roomy and lightweight so you can stay on the move with ease, it keeps you dry in light showers and warm on chilly days—it even packs up into a pillow to get you through that long-haul flight.
travelWhat better way to remember your travels than to bring back a drinkable souvenir—or twelve of them. With the VinGardeValise, you can safely store bottles of wine for the trip back home. It will feel like your visit to Argentina’s wine country never ended.
travelWe love a sleek carry-on like Serapian Milano’s classic travel bag. Compact, organized, and chic, it’s perfect for a long weekend getaway—plus, who doesn’t love a pop of color?