Serving up a world of great tastes and experiences, the latest issue of VIRTUOSO LIFE is filled with amazing stories that are sure to get you yearning for your next journey. With the turn of the page, you will find yourself transported to Northern Spain for pintxos, the Guggenheim and a glimpse of the good life in San Sebastián; treated to a list of 20 hot restaurants around the globe that give way to a new style of casual and inventive dining; exploring Cartagena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; and more.

Plus, this issue celebrates VIRTUOSO LIFE’S 10th anniversary with a look back at some of the best travel advice we’ve printed (page 24).

View the digital version of the September issue of VIRTUOSO LIFE

Highlights include:

Editor’s List: The Best of The Best – Our annual list of the most noteworthy hotels and resorts on the planet.

Basque in ItPintxos, pride, and perhaps the perfect stretch of sand on Spain’s northern coast. By Justin Paul

20 Restaurants for Right Now – Craving something new? Take a table at one of these of-the-moment dining spots. By John Mariana

Among the Vines – Five fabulous wine regions done right, with itineraries by Virtuoso travel advisors.

Inside the Walled City – A trip through Cartagena: Colombian heart and Caribbean soul. By Hunter Holcombe


The September/October issue of VIRTUOSO LIFE goes high-tech for readers with smartphones. Look for this tag through the printed version to view dynamic content via Web-enabled smartphones. To experience it on your smart phone, download the free Tag Reader on your phone, launch the application, then scan the tag.

In this issue, readers can send a letter to the editor (page 16), enjoy detailed maps for dining on Magazine Street in the Big Easy (page 86) and touring the design district in Toronto (page 88), as well as check out the sights and sounds of Cartagena in a video (page 129). It’s fun and it’s easy – just look for the tag on the page and enjoy!