Open-air markets in neighborhoods all over the city are a foodie’s paradise.
During harvest time in Basque markets, the pepper roaster and his Rube Goldberg contraption play a key role in the food chain.
After the day-trippers leave, one can almost hear the echo of centuries past. What varies in each place are the modern amenities.
Far less touristy than the more oft-visited San Sebastián, Bilbao offers fine art, exquisite cuisine and a gracious pace.
Long known for its music festivals and 17th-century citadel, this cultural center in northeast France is also an urban forager’s delight.
A traveler had her Apple Watch stolen as she snoozed in an airplane aisle seat. Still, I prefer to think that other travelers are generally trustworthy.