Get a taste of this trendy enclave of New York City
As a New Yorker, it’s hard for me to imagine what I’d put on my itinerary if I only had one quick weekend jaunt to explore this entire amazing city. Covering every awe-inspiring, off beat nook and cranny would be physically impossible, and perhaps that’s exactly why those who live ... More
For a number of reasons, the Jersey Shore doesn’t always automatically bring to mind images of luxe hotels and pristine beaches. But those who grew up summering there know that the Garden State’s coastline is full of idyllic enclaves, despite what the rest of the country has been led to ... More
The El San Juan Hotel puts the final polish on its renovation with the Memorial Day weekend debut of its Beach Club
Perhaps the greatest marker of a true vacation destination is its capacity to transport you—body and mind—to somewhere wholly different. And when you walk out of the torrential Puerto Rico sunshine into the lobby of the El San Juan Hotel, as your eyes adjust to the sultry light, ... More
Your guide to this metropolis set at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains
There's a stark contrast between the urban center of Denver, Colorado and the crisp air of the adjacent Rocky Mountains, and it's this duality that makes the Mile High City such an appealing destination. All in one quick weekend getaway, visitors experience cosmopolitan delights in the restaurants, breweries, cafés and shopping, plus ... More
Your guide to this sparkling Orange County destination
On a coastline dotted with so many fabulous places that to drive the length of it is an itinerary of its own, there’s no wrong vacation destination in California. Orange County in particular, with its string of comfortable suburban surf towns, is worth considering as more than just the setting ... More
Before traveling to India for my first time, I solicited the help of two young entrepreneurs named Hopie and Lily. The sisters are also the founders of Block Shop, a textile company with operations in Jaipur and Los Angeles, and based on their colorful, design-heavy Instagram ... More
The city known for old world charm has a few new tricks up her couture sleeve
Signing up for “Sprunch,” a spa treatment and brunch offered exclusively at the swanky Philippe Stark-designed Le Royal Monceau Hotel, took some thinking.
Should I eat first and spa after, or vice-versa? I finally decided that if it came to it, a hungry, gurgling stomach was preferable to the possible sounds ... More
Relive the golden age of locomotives while taking in splendid views and stopping at grand hotels
Before private jets, the upper crust travelled by train. In the gilded age, wealthy passengers, royalty and politicians rode the rails in private cars appointed with observation platforms, full kitchens, dining rooms and staterooms. Their destination: even more opulent grand hotels and resorts.
In the 19th century, Canada, with its familiar ... More