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When an Alsatian butcher handed me a free pork shoulder, I didn't know what to do with it. But I wasn't about to let it go to waste.
A cheese store worth a detour is just a quick hop from Vichy, France, famous for its thermal waters, Art Deco buildings and role in World War II history.
When does a Sylvaner not look or taste like a Sylvaner? The winemakers at Domaine Armand Hurst, in Turckheim, have an answer to that riddle.
The harvest is a festive time, with celebrations in wine-producing villages and food stores offering seasonal concoctions. I tried my hand at baeckeoffe.
When vetting people who want to rent your home, make sure to ask the right questions and pay attention to all the signals.
With underground forts and a vast, high-tech, museum, the century-old Verdun battlefield offers lessons for today. Here's how to structure a brief visit.
Each time I examine the subject of travel insurance, the landscape has changed. Here are strategies to follow, and the best of what emerged from this year’s hunt.
If you spent most of your adult life budgeting around a steady paycheck, a departure from the workforce, by choice or circumstance, poses a new challenge: What funds will you use to meet expenses?
The recent announcement that Paris regulators plan to shut down 43,000 Airbnb listings by June will leave many travelers scrambling for alternatives. An experienced traveler offers tips to help you find them.
New distribution platforms make it easier than ever for independent authors and small publishers to create audiobooks. Making a profit is more challenging.
As travelers imported botanical specimens from distant lands during the late 19th century, a horticultural craze took root in France. Impressionist artists, many of them avid gardeners, took their easels outside and captured this page of history.
To appreciate what's at stake, you need to think beyond the tax return that's due April 17. For the next eight years, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could affect several life transitions before and during retirement.