Travel + Leisure | Nov. 2015
As hints of autumn creep over the vine-striped hills of Piedmont, in northwestern Italy, farmers ready themselves: truffle season has begun.
An interview with conservationist Kristine Tompkins who, with her husband Doug, has spent a decade restoring a swath of Patagonia to its original splendor—and creating a whole new kind of national park.
Local riding clubs throughout Europe ritually celebrate hunting season with the annual Hubertus Hunt, a race typically help on the first weekend of November. Today, no real hunt occurs; instead, a horseback procession follows dogs trailing a mock scent—or a foxtail pinned to a lead rider—on a winding chase through idyllic countryside, past hills and meadows, over fences and hedges, and through ponds and woodlands….
In the late afternoon, when the air is calm and the sun is beginning to set, you might see locals hopping a cement wall to reach the narrow, hidden beach just below Boulevard Maréchal Juin, a winding road that snakes its way down the craggy coast of Cap D’Antibes, where the villas face the sea….
Miles Johnson, Patagonia’s new creative director, on designing—and packing—for the great outdoors.
Alberta, Canada, 2:16 p.m. — Good thing you brought your windbreaker. Despite the afternoon sun beating down from a cloudless sky, it’s gusty up here, 6,400 feet above sea level.