New Ski Resorts on the Horizon in Europe
A number of major new resorts and packages for travel agents to sell are rolling out across Europe this ski season. Here's a quick preview. In Switzerland, the new Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort Lake Lucerne will be heading into its first winter. One and ...
Employees Roam Near and Far on #DukeTimeOff
Senior Public Relations Specialist Audra Ang didn't have to travel far to experience some summer beauty. She called her recent walk among a field of sunflowers in Raleigh “pure magic.” “There were so many people out there enjoying the endless rows of ...
OWN's Journal: Return to Origins in the French Alps
When OWN friends, Chris and Travis from Kingdom Bike gave us a shout to say they'd soon be arriving in France and were hoping for a little Alpine adventure, we jumped to work, concocting a plan of exploration deep into the mountains near our base in ...
A Weekend in Annecy: Insider Travel Recommendations
A train ticket and four hours is all I needed to get to Annecy, a world away from fast-paced Paris. Located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France, Annecy is known as “Little Venice.” Filled with canals and sitting on the northern ...
'Where is the salmon?' 12 courses with actress Isabelle Huppert
She seems more overwhelmed by her recent trip to China, where she gave live readings of Marguerite Duras's The Lover — a partly autobiographical novel about the author's affair, when she was 15, with an older Chinese man in colonial Vietnam — to huge ...
Your 24-Hour Guide to the Pearl of the Alps: Annecy, France
Despite being a French city, Annecy is actually most quickly accessed from the neighboring Swiss city of Geneva. Annecy can be reached in two hours via scenic train ride, or cut the travel time in half by renting a car. Annecy is also a wonderful day ...
PyeongChang readying for largest Winter Olympics ever
PyeongChang finally beat out Munich, Germany and Annecy, France for the 2018 Olympics in an International Olympic Committee (IOC) vote in 2011. Both IOC and PyeongChang officials have stressed that the host nation must be competitive in the medals race ...
Flea to France: shopping at Europe's largest vintage market
The river Sorgue has its bubbling source at Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, 8km away, at the foot of a steep cliff – it's the largest spring in France and also worth a trip. The river divides just outside L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue; this “parting of the waters” is an ...
The best 50 hotels in France for summer
... Med seashores, historic chateaux with romantic dining beneath the stars, ancient riverside mills and urban hotels with rooftop bars – a collection of sublime summertime properties that have been rated and reviewed by Telegraph Travel's France experts.
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Escape to Annecy, France: Journal entries from a constant wanderer
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Allison Barrett Carter writes, 'Annecy was still worth craning my neck around and jostling fellow sightseers to take it in.' (Photos courtesy of Allison Barrett Carter). For more information or to have your recent trip highlighted in our new travel ...
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