One writer explores the highs and lows of traveling solo on the Java Sea
Let me begin by saying that my idea of a good time does not usually involve barreling through magnificent vistas on a tour bus, battling stomach-churning waves in the middle of the ocean, or braving the masses at midnight buffets. I much prefer doing things my own way, on my ... More
Whether golf is your greatest passion or just a favorite pastime, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples is a must-visit destination. It has all of the amenities a traveler would expect of a luxury resort—from an expansive pool and elite fitness center to a miniature movie theater just for kids—with ... More
Ticking off destinations on your bucket list can be satisfying, but some travelers take comfort in returning to the same place, at the same time, year after year
Every month, another magazine arrives in the mail, and a new set of “It” destinations are anointed: Myanmar is the new Thailand! The Silk Road is the new Grand Tour! Just keeping the global nomad’s map straight can be exhausting.
And while getting there before Beyoncé can be exhilarating to some, others ... More
Interested in seeing how your New Year's Eve plans stack up against the rest of the world's? In Airbnb's just-released travel report, you can see where most people are popping champagne globally, where couples are headed and where families are hunkering down to celebrate.
Below, check ... More
Can chaos inspire? The country's most interesting, innovative chefs say it can
One hour and 20 minutes north of Tel Aviv, in the ancient Mediterranean port town of Acre, chef Uri Jeremias leads me into the tiny kitchen tucked in the back of the Ottoman-era stone building that has housed his restaurant, Uri Buri, since 1989. Business, and life, here has not ... More
Located 40 minutes from Cancun Airport, the Banyan Tree Mayakoba counts itself as the most sustainable resort in Riviera Maya (it is EarthCheck Silver Certified and a recipient of the Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Standard-Setter Award). Its 116 elegantly appointed private villas and residences feature up to three bedrooms, expansive living areas, ... More
Sip champagne cocktails poolside in Rio one day and take capoeira lessons on the shores of Bahia the next. Here's where (and how) to side trip from your holiday getaway
Maybe you’ve already got plans; maybe you’re still undecided. Whichever's the case, if you’re anything like us, you don’t want to be captive in one place during your holiday travels. So we found eight cities where the festivities kick into high gear around December, along with nearby destinations worthy of ... More