Why I Love Hotels

Liz Lambert Writes About Her Passion

One of the world’s most important hotel developers explains why hotels are so important.

Lost in Translation

How Not to Piss Off a Japanese Chef

Japan is a country where the people go to great lengths in the name of hospitality. But there are lines that can be crossed — especially in restaurants. Tokyo-based chef and food blogger Marc Matsumoto outlines the five rules you need to remember if you don’t want to run afoul of a Japanese chef.

Waiting For Your Return

Travel Story Contest Winner - Kathryn Parker

I can’t tell you where I am because I could be anywhere right now, but I can tell you I am always with you.

Island of the Gods

Experiencing the Spiritual Calm of Bali

People visit Bali for a lot of reasons: to surf or sunbathe in the south, to snorkel or scuba dive in the east, to see dolphins in the north, or see the national park in the west. Erika Suban, our Italian writer and travel specialist, had reasons more spiritual in mind.

Travel Story Contest

How Did You Spend Your Summer Vacation?

Do you have a great travel story? Send it to us and you could win $300, a lifetime Tablet Plus membership, and a celebrated place in Tablet history.

Picture Yourself

Our Most Exhilarating Hotel Photos, Part 2

The most-liked photos from our Instagram feed showcase an epic group of dream hotels and locations. Vote for your favorite, and we’ll give you more just like it. Part 2 of our series features hotel interiors.

Dream Big

Our Most Exhilarating Hotel Photos, Part 1

The most-liked photos from our Instagram feed showcase an epic group of dream hotels and locations. Vote for your favorite, and we’ll give you more just like it. Part 1 of our series features hotel exteriors.

Case Study #4

Inside the Bush, Outside of Sydney

North of Sydney, a modern house sits comfortably amidst the bushland of a valley estuary. Lucky for you, there’s no shortage of hotels that will immerse you in nature, yet keep plenty of cutting-edge amenities close by.

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Case Study #3

Minimalism Meets Maximalism in Iceland

Set on a ridge overlooking a deep ravine, this understated summer home in Iceland is surrounded by awe-inspiring scenery, reminding us of how the best way to experience a maximalist landscape is with a minimalist hotel.

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Case Study #2

Southern Modernism in Charleston

After a thoughtful revamp, this 19th century Charleston row home is now an example of “southern modernism,” a style we’re seeing more often from hoteliers who’ve rejuvenated historic structures in the United States.

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