Mary Winston Nicklin

Mary Winston Nicklin

Based in Paris, Mary Winston Nicklin is a Contributing Editor for the magazine. An expert on France, she also travels widely beyond the Hexagon to sleuth out exciting new finds for the Questex Travel Group. She’s walked a remote portion of the Great Wall of China; overnighted in the world's biggest desert, the Empty Quarter; and toasted new vintages with wine-making monks on a Riviera island.

Stories by Mary Winston Nicklin

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There’s a storybook quality to the seaside Danish capital of Copenhagen, where cobblestone streets beg to be strolled (or biked), and canals meander past royal residences and traditional houses.


The Neri Hotel & Restaurante, Hotel Majestic and Gran Hotel La Florida are some of the best hotels to stay at when in Barcelona.


Nestled at the rolling foothills of the Alps, Germany’s third-largest city is one of the most popular visitor destinations in the country, surpassed only by Berlin in numbers of tourists.


Move over, Prague. In the past five years Budapest has moved across travelers’ radar screens to become the shining star of Eastern Europe.
Harding Boutique Hotel, Sri Lanka

Surging Sri Lanka

The secret’s out about Sri Lanka. Since the 26-year civil war ended in 2009, the island south of India’s southernmost tip is quickly gaining ground as one of the globe’s most prized destinations.

Trending Destinations: Portugal

With gorgeous scenery and a rich cultural heritage, this small European country is soaring in popularity among American travelers. From Douro wine to UNESCO World Heritage sites, here are the can't-miss highlights.