Where to check in (and we mean down to the suite number) to check out some of the world's most beautiful, breathtaking views
While the world's most powerful influencers flew off to Davos, Switzerland last week for this year's World Economic Forum, we at DuJour were dealing with New York's sub-freezing temperatures and the latest impending snow storm. The Swiss Alps seemed as distant a fantasy as Saint Barthélemy—and we were more ... More
Santa Barbara's El Encanto emerges after a splendid renovation
In the 1950s, El Encanto—a seven-acre property nestled in the hills of Santa Barbara, California—was a favorite retreat for motion-picture royalty and politicians alike. Clark Gable and Carole Lombard stayed there; so did FDR. With expansive views of the Pacific Ocean, it was the perfect spot to enjoy this stretch ... More
The best places to cool off when the temperatures soar are located high above the Big Apple
New Yorkers summering in the city have been plagued with heavy rains, temperatures in the low forties and a mini-monsoon that turned Governors Ball into Glastonbury. If you happened to be one of the unlucky few million, you may have found yourself raincoat-clad and wondering if this is the "disturbing ... More
See inside the Plaza Hotel’s Fitzgerald Suite—a throwback to the '20s with no extravagance spared.
Baz Luhrmann's 3D version of The Great Gatsby will be in theaters on May 10, but for a truly three-dimensional experience with Gatsby, the Buchanans and all of their tipsy, doomed friends, there’s nothing quite like checking into The Plaza.
Timed to coincide with Gatsby's release, the ... More