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  1. A different form of locomotion may appeal to younger travelers (or their parents at least). During his career, French designer Philippe Starck has left his mark on a variety of objects, buildings,...
  2. Rene Lalique (1860–1945) is best known for his stunning Art Nouveau vases, perfume bottles, chandeliers, and other glass pieces. But he began his career designing jewelry that created quite a stir...
  3. The 30-mile stretch between the firths of Forth and Tay in eastern Scotland is hallowed ground for golfers. Muirfield, Kingsbarn, Carnoustie, and the legendary St. Andrews Links courses all play...
  4. Dalat Palace Golf Club Sketched by a French architect in 1922, the Dalat Palace Golf Club did not begin to take shape until a decade later, when the last emperor of Vietnam spurred the course’s...
  5. Scuba diving is a sport that defies categorization. Although it does not appear to be strenuous, participants must be healthy, fit, and willing to go through the process of earning, and occasionally...
  6. I first saw the Dalat Palace Golf Club in 1994, when my newlywed Vietnamese wife and I cycled past a long string of peasants in conical hats, planting grass by hand. “For what?” my wife asked the...
  7. It is difficult to watch the Monaco Grand Prix or any other Formula One race without wondering how you might perform in an F/1 car. AGS Formule 1 offers the chance to find out. The company, whose...
  8. These are some of the most acclaimed Trockenbeerenausleses. (Prices will vary from one vintage to the next.) Gunderloch Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese Rheinhessen Nackenheim Rothenberg In the 1890s,...
  9. The Sturdy Stone Mansion that serves Manfred Prüm’s family as both their home and the headquarters for their J. J. Prüm winery stands on a southwesterly bank of the Mosel River in Wehlen, Germany, a...
  10. The rumble of construction equipment shatters the serenity of the rolling Tuscan hills at Castiglion del Bosco, a private resort club on nearly 4,400 cypress-dotted acres 60 miles south of Florence...

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