american travel magazine, holiday, ran from 1946 to 1977 and employed some of the best writers and photographers of the era—joan didion earnest hemingway, john steinbeck, jack kerouac, henri cartier-bresson, slim aarons, et al—to cover one travel theme or destination per issue, separately, however they liked. the no-expenses-spared approach to journalism makes each issue, even today, essential reading.
so we did a little dance of joy when we saw that the had been revived across the pond in paris under the direction of creative director franck durand as a biannual. while it covers more than the original, the underlying ethos remains the same. have a peek at the latest issue above, and some of our most favorite covers from the original run, below:
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