Standing Ovation

Provence Hotels Deserve All the Praise

They have a peculiar affinity in the south of France for giving shockingly long standing ovations to films they enjoy. The hotels of Provence deserve at least as much applause, and won’t cause as much regret.

Wonderland

How to Disappear Completely at Golden Rock

On the tiny Caribbean island of Nevis, Golden Rock Inn is an artist-designed garden paradise wrought from the ruins of an old sugar plantation. Entering its orbit feels a bit like falling down a rabbit hole — one you may never want to leave.

Pitched Perfect

15 Tent Hotels for Camping in Style (Glamping)

Glamping is a controversial word. For reasons we’ll get to shortly, it provokes strong reactions that range from happiness to hostility. Call these tent hotels and luxury camps whatever term you’d like — they’re all supremely stylish, and they offer guests a smoother way to rough it.

We’re Back

New York City Is Open To Everyone

It’s a great time to book a hotel in New York, and to dine in New York, and to be whoever you want to be in New York. The city is open for business and buzzing with excitement, and all visitors are welcome. We’re probably not the first company to tell you that New York is back, but we have a lot more to say about it than simply encouraging you to spend money here.

Euro Step

The Newest Nomad Brings New York to London

NoMad has always brought a European flair to their hotels in the United States. At NoMad London, their first property in Europe, the formula gets reversed — as American designers reimagine a uniquely British building.

The Breadfruit Tree

Colonialism in Colombia and the Caribbean

Award-winning food writer Karim Ganem Maloof explores the history of the breadfruit, from its colonial roots in Colombia and the Caribbean, to its role in the mutiny on the Bounty, to the taste and versatility that obsessed Marlon Brando.

Up River

Hutton Brickyards: A Nature Hotel for City People

90 miles north of New York City, on the banks of the Hudson River, is Hutton Brickyards, a hotel grown from an old industrial site into a new rural oasis. Its secret? Maintaining more than a dash of downstate city sensibility.

Eminent Domaines

The Distinguished Hotels of Domaines de Fontenille

The Domaines de Fontenille group is famous within the hotel industry for getting things right. The little things, the big things, and everything in between. The opening of their sixth hotel, Domaine de Primard, proves that some things never change.

Everybody Wants Some

The Universal Appeal of the Surf Hotel

If there’s one thing nearly everyone agrees on, it’s that surfing is cool. And while you may never attain the skills of Kelly Slater or Stephanie Gilmore, you can at least stay in a hotel that makes you feel like you could.

Museum Quality

Appreciating the Artistry of the Vik Hotels

Despite displaying a collection that’d make a Manhattan gallery blush, Vik hotels have purpose greater than the (sometimes shocking) art on their walls. They’re not museums, but they are a canvas — for guests and artists alike.

High Drama

Seaside Hotels of the Amalfi Coast

Italy’s Amalfi Coast is storybook Europe. Here, historic houses and gravity-defying villas crawl down cliffs and meet cute with romantic coves and secret grottos in the sea below. It’s pure theater, and thanks to a collection of beautiful hotels, you’re welcome to play a part.

Feel-Good Story

The Pursuit of Healthiness at Six Senses

Six Senses has come a long way. What started as a single spa has evolved into an empire of luxury hotels and resorts in awe-inspiring locations around the world. Theirs is a story of wonder, wellness, and the occasional shaman.

Emerald Isle

The Greatness and Greenery of Hotels in Bali

The first thing you notice about hotels in Bali is the impressive architecture and the spectacular settings. The second thing you notice is all the green.

Inland Empire

California Hotels That Aren’t on the Coast

California is renown for its coastline, perhaps the most iconic in the world. Yet from Palm Springs to the Napa Valley, the state is blessed with inland travel destinations that rival its famous communion with the Pacific. The hotel offerings are no different.

Inherit the Wind

Capturing the Desert Breeze at Aire de Bardenas

The badlands of the Bardenas Reales are that rarest of Spanish wonders: one that’s relatively undiscovered. Here, an ancient wind sweeps through desert canyons and blows against a modern hotel — a design masterpiece that’s drawing more attention to this isolated region.

How to Travel

Where to Begin When You Travel Again

This is a simple guide to help answer a complicated question: “I think I want to travel. Where do I start?”

Midnight Love

Spoor62 Welcomes You to a Restored Railway

In the shadow of a former train station that peaked in the Roaring Twenties, in a region made famous by Marvin Gaye, hotel Spoor 62 gives guests a loving look into a historic railway line that connected Paris to the Belgian coast.

Living History

A Ryokan Renews the Lost Charm of the Past

The oldest hotel in the world is a ryokan. These traditional Japanese inns date back to medieval times and weary samurai travelers. Some ryokans have turned an eye toward the future. Others, like Nishimuraya Honkan, have not.