City Guide: Hobart, Tasmania

A small capital city is brimming with history, modern art and a booming culinary and cocktail scene

Whether you’re visiting Tasmania for Dark MOFO (on at the time of publish) or simply to see what life’s like at the end of the world, there’s a lot to do on this tiny Australian island. Hobart, the capital, has a rich history despite a sometimes forgotten past and an inaccurate perception that the destination was sweet but dull. Thanks to an ever-changing whisky industry, …

Word of Mouth: Copenhagen

The Danish capital's alluring culinary, architectural, creative and cultural treasures

Located on the Danish islands Zealand and Amager, the country’s capital Copenhagen is ever-changing. While it garners attention for its culinary scene, it’s also host to a kind of renaissance in its fashion, coffeehouse, art and architecture scenes. The Danish concept of “hygge”—a general notion of coziness, and extracting warm pleasures from the nooks of life’s tiny moments—has long been a way of life in …

Best of CH 2016: Travel

From Hungary to Indonesia, Namibia, Japan and beyond

Even though travel can be exhausting, it’s something curious minds can never truly tire of—and the CH editorial team is no exception to that rule. Over the past year, our full-time staff and freelancers all over the world have delivered stories about adventure, exploration, food, luxury and more—and have roamed everywhere from Australia to the Galápagos Islands and Iceland. While our Travel section is brimming …

Chris Rowthorn’s Inside Osaka Travel Guide

Carefully planned itineraries, insider tips and transportation recommendations

“Osaka is usually forgotten by people who rush to visit Tokyo and Kyoto,” longtime travel writer Chris Rowthorn explains to CH. “But it’s got a flavor all its own and it’s always a pleasant surprise to those who visit: it’s cheaper and more approachable than Tokyo, and less formal and stuffy than Kyoto.” With Japan high up on most travelers must-visit lists, recommendation services that …

Word of Mouth: São Miguel Island, Azores

From volcanic thermal baths to incredible food and music, this little-known location boasts more than expected

Jettisoning across the Atlantic Ocean is a familiar experience if you’re a travel nut, but rarely do we ponder the infinite unknown—or in this case, the tiny archipelago that dots the swathe of sea in between North America and the European frontier. Smack in the middle of the Atlantic lies the Azores archipelago and São Miguel, a 287-square-mile island comparable to the “Hawaii of the …