David Kaufman

  1. Go Between City and Sand in San SalvadorOnce dominated by civil war, El Salvador’s capital city now offers a vibrant urban culture plus nearby escapes to towering volcanoes and Pacific […]
  2. See a More Stylish Side of ViequesIts natural beauty and low-key atmosphere are still intact, but the island’s luxury factor has risen with a new swath of high-end hotels and mor […]
  3. The New New HarlemA fresh slate of restaurants, markets, shops, and bars sparks yet another heyday.
  4. The New Harlem ProgressivesA new nonprofit business-development cooperative called Harlem Park to Park (harlemparktopar […]
  5. Find a Spiced-Up Side to Wine CountryA psychedelic art gallery, hidden speakeasies, and “pop-up” dinner parties make the Sonoma Valley town of Healdsburg more than just a wine desti […]
  6. Witness a Resurrection in San FranciscoOnce dreary and dilapidated, the South of Market neighborhood today boasts reconfigured public spaces and the frontier of Bay Area dining.
  7. Romance the Past in BogotáThe Colombian capital contrasts old-world Latin charm with contemporary shopping, restaurants, and revelry.
  8. Surf on the Cheap in NayaritJust north of Puerto Vallarta is a surfer-friendly, wallet-conscious oasis with none of the crowds—or cheesiness—of its more famous […]
  9. Go Out With the Old in Tel AvivSince the White City was named a UNESCO World Heritage site, gorgeous historic buildings from the Ottoman and Bauhaus era have been repurposed a […]
  10. Saving the Best for LastThe cake’s been eaten, the Champagne’s been drunk. Now it’s escape time.
  11. Dine in Style (Really) in San JuanNo longer just a quickie beach retreat, the Puerto Rican capital is finally flexing its foodie bona fides with a clutch of high-wattage restaura […]
  12. Rock Out in DakarGallic and African influences give the capital of Senegal a worldly soundtrack — find the beat after an overnight flight.
  13. Jean Valjean Upper East Side Cantor“Do you hear the people sing?”
  14. Semitic Search EngineIntroducing
  15. Serious Clown: Bill IrwinEverybody’s going to play poker at Kathleen’s house tonight. But I think I’m going to have to beg off. I have to treat myself like a hothouse plant.
  16. The Israel WorldHe won Israel’s hit reality-TV show by promoting the country’s sex, sun—and security. But are his skills just “American glibness”?