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In the Magazines: April 2012

by Berit Baugher

Whether it's a Lyonnaise bouchon or a Nordic culinary revolution, this month is all about authentic local cuisine.

Travel + Leisure

TRAVEL + LEISURE
On the Cover: Is Copenhagen The Best Little Eating Town in Europe? Adam Sachs thinks so. What started with NOMA has turned into a culinary metamorphosis where bread and pastries are made from self-produced organic flour, and chefs feel free to cook truly original food.

Highlights:
Affordable Small Hotels in Paris: Tina Isaac and Alexandra Marshall search out Paris's best boutique properties — all of which start under $250 a night.

- With the Olympics around the corner, this Smart Guide to London couldn't have come at a better time. T+L's picks include the city's best fish-and-chips and secret haunts of three stylish locals.

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Conde Nast Traveler

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER
On the Cover: From a castle in Ireland to a beach bungalow in Mexico, Wendy Perrin shares her top picks for affordable villas across the globe.

Highlights: 
- Lingerie Shopping in Paris: French women spend a fifth of their clothing budget on lacy underpinnings. Gully Wells takes a closer look at the lacy stuff and finds the best Parisian lingerie shops.

- Shark diving in Cape Town, gelato tastings in Florence, and searching for ninjas in Kyoto are only a few of the inventive activities suggested in Eight Great Family Vacations: Where to Eat, Where to Stay, and What to Do.

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National Geographic Traveler

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER
We covered the March/April issue in our March roundup, but here it is again.

On the Cover: Accompany James Vlahos as he and his wife explore the dance scene in the newly accessible Cuba.

Highlights:
- Rise and Shine, Detroit: The Motor City is back and Andrew Nelson has the details. From pulled pork at Slows Bar BQ to an extensive collection of Roaring '20s architecture, this is one city revitalization you'll want to check out.

- A World of Wonder: Keith Bellows gives readers a preview of his book, 100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life, which shares a range of child appropriate experiences, like visiting turtles in the Galapagos and spying Geisha on the streets of Kyoto.

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AFAR

AFAR
We covered the March/April issue in our March roundup, but here it is again.

On the Cover: Gayle Keck experiences several authentic Lyonnaise bouchons, where the haute cuisine is simple and the hospitality top notch.

Highlights:
- The Inside Passage: Native Alaskan, Edward Readicker-Henderson takes readers to his home state, where he sees it by cruise ship for the first time.

- Another Angle on L.A.: Aimee Bender ditches her car and sees a whole new side of Los Angeles by foot, subway, and bus.

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Budget Travel

BUDGET TRAVEL
We covered the March/April issue in our March roundup, but here it is again.

On the Cover: Matt Jaffe visits Hawaii's original tourist attraction, Kilauea, one of the earth's most active volcanoes.

Highlights:
- Snorkeling and Sunbathing at the Great Barrier Reef: Andrea Minarcek retells her adventures sailing through Australia's Whitsundays, where she spotted everything from a manta ray to sherbet colored coral.

- Planet Hollywood: Rachel Mosely goes behind the scenes with Lori Balton to learn the ins and outs of movie scouting around the world.

- A Coffee Addict's Guide to the World: Nicholas DeRenzo breaks down the global coffee scene — everything from cinnamon flavored café de olla in Mexico to Bunna in Ethiopia, the birthplace of coffee.

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Berit Baugher

Berit is an assistant editor at Fathom. You can follower her on Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. She travels for sweets and beautiful design.

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