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Encanto

Mexico’s Hauntingly Beautiful Mansion Hotels

The origins of Halloween are debatable: pagan, Christian, pre-Colombian. What’s not up for debate is the country that has the best version of Halloween — and the best hotels made from grand old houses.

Neutral Territory

Two Extremes Meet Safely in the Swiss Alps

When selecting a hotel in the Swiss Alps, it appears a decision must be made between modern and traditional. Look closer and you’ll see that the region’s most compelling hotels often combine a bit of both.

Rebel Rebel

Athens Hotels Turn Away From Antiquity

The best hotels in Athens aren’t against looking backward. In fact, some of them are happy to celebrate the city’s golden age. It’s just not the golden age you’re thinking of.

Italian Pastoral

Authentic Tuscan Farmhouse Hotels

The motif of the Tuscan farmhouse has been emulated throughout the world — probably to its own detriment. But there’s nothing like the real thing, and these hotels give you all of the authenticity without any of the cliché.

Keep Calm

Tuscany’s Castle Hotels Are Bastions of Tranquility

Tuscany’s castle hotels operate at their own smooth speed. They’re fortifications, to be sure, but like seemingly everything else in the region, they also exude style and serenity.

Funky Town

The Freshest Hotels in Florence

You may not think you want any funk in your Florence hotel, but after seeing the city, you might need it. Take a load off — and take yourself to a hotel with flash and flair to spare.