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Experienced travelers share insider knowledge on their favorite escapes.

Micato Concierge Reveals Tips for African Safaris
    Micato Safaris concierge Jane Nyambura Gachunji talks to Town & Country Travel about her tips for safaris in Kenya and East Africa.

Not Gathering Dust (Summer 2008)
    Fred Dust, the designer and guidebook author, offers up some of his best travel ideas.

The Divine Sue Devitt (Spring 2008)
    An ardent traveler, Sue Devitt seeks out exotic destinations, re-creating in her namesake cosmetics collection the vivid hues of those places:

The Rough and the Smooth (January 2008)
    Paul Theroux on luxury travel, and how living in a tent can make you appreciate the finer things in life.

The Alexandra Technique (Winter 2007) Pages: 2
    Interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud finds beauty wherever she goes, be it in Lisbon or on the Amazon.

Adrienne Vittadini on Searching for Inspiration (Summer 2007)
    A passion for far-flung places comes naturally to Adrienne Vittadini, who finds beauty and inspiration in destinations as diverse as Rajasthan, Senegal and Sicily.

Jacques Garcia on the Pleasure Principle (Spring 2007)
    Overseeing as many as five projects at a time--including transforming a 300-year-old castle into a hotel--keeps designer Jacques Garcia busy around the world.

Lisa Dennison on Traveling for Art and Culture (Winter 2006)
    Museum curator Lisa Dennison discovered her passion for travel in her twenties. Here she shares finds from around the world.

Christopher Hyland on Globe-Trotting from High Seas to High Altitude (Fall 2006)
    Whether sailing around Greece or buying textiles in India, designer Christopher Hyland approaches his trips with passion and panache.

Lulu deKwiatkowski on a Life of Wandering (Summer 2006)
    Trips for business and for pleasure are one and the same for textile designer Lulu deKwiatkowski, who seeks inspiration in far-flung destinations.

Christian Bedat on the Adventure of Travel (Spring 2006)
    Swiss-watch magnate Christian Bédat likes to heli-ski in Canada, relax in the Maldives and vacation with his family in Forte dei Marmi. We caught up with him between trips.

Mireille Guiliano on Her Travels and Discoveries (Winter 2005)
    A best-selling author and the president of Clicquot Inc., Mireille Guiliano travels some 150 days a year. Here she shares a few of her favorite discoveries.

Diane von Furstenberg on Travel and Design (Fall 2005)
    Diane von Furstenberg's travels have long influenced her life and designs. Her latest collection was inspired by Russia.

Jane Goodall's Lifetime of Work (Spring 2005)
    Dame Jane Goodall opened our minds to the close links between man and chimpanzee. Now she urges us to open our hearts.

Cherri Briggs on Life in the African Bush (Winter 2004) Pages: 2
    Cherri Briggs has built a business on making life in the bush exceedingly comfortable for travelers.

Michael Clinton's Personal Journey (Fall 2004)
    How one boys fine taste of travel ignited a lifelong passion for discovering new countries and cultures.

Colin Cowie on Favorites From Around the World (Summer 2004)
    Wedding and party planner par excellence Colin Cowie opens his little black book and shares some of his top addresses from around the world.

Oscar de la Renta on Traveling (Spring 2004)
    After almost 40 years in fashion, Oscar de la Renta still find inspriation in the wonder he discovers around the world.

Paul Theroux on His Travels (Fall 2003)
    Paul Theroux has spent most of his life traveling to distant and difficult places all by himself and this suits him just fine.

Bill Fischer's Expert Travel Advice (Fall 2003)
    As travel adviser to celebrities and the superwealthy, Bill Fischer makes it his business to keep tabs on the world's best hotels and to discover the next great places.