In Print: A moment from the Alba Truffle Fair in Piedmont, Italy

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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.

In Print: A scene from the annual Hubertus Hunt in Someren, Netherlands

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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….