Featuring an overwater spa and personal team of concierges, The Private Island at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi opened this week, and offers all the Kim Kardashian West vibes you don’t want to miss.
It’s hard to believe that only a few short months ago, Kim Kardashian West, along with her “closest inner circle” of family and friends, set off on vacation to the French Polynesian island of Tahiti. So much has happened since then, and much like the current Hilaria Baldwin saga, the hullaba...
‘The Harmon Room’ comes kitted out in mid-century modern décor, vintage accessories and a larger-than-life chessboard installation suspended from the ceiling above the bed.
Chess enthusiasts and fans of the hit Netflix series The Queens Gambit will be delighted to know that a hotel room in honor all things Beth Harmon will now be available to book.
In an announcement made by boutique hotel and contemporary art museum 21c Museum Hotel Lexington today, the opening of the “Harmon Room,” in Lexi...
Standing in the open-air pergola of his lagoon-side cooking school, Joy Ngeuambopha begins the day’s lesson. “Lao cooking is about balance of flavors and fresh ingredients,” Mr. Ngeuambopha tells the class as he purées freshly plucked coriander leaves, garlic, chilies, eggplant, and a fermented fish sauce called padaek into a mortar and pestle. “That balance is for you to decide.” However the “La...
There’s no question that ‘Home Alone’ will forever and always be considered one of the best (arguably the best) holiday movie of all time.
In honor of the films 30th anniversary, Graduate Evanston has just unveiled The King McCallister Experience that will allow you to relive the magic in the hotel’s brand new ‘Home Alone Room.’
“Home Alone is all about youthful optimism and playful mischief and those sentiments and nostalgic feeling...
With the COVID-19 vaccine beginning to roll out, there's hope on the horizon for travelers eager to get away next year. In anticipation of a better, brighter year ahead, we rounded up the best new hotels across the US to book for 2021. From a resplendent lakeside inn in North Carolina to an all-inclusive adventure lodge in New Mexico, these noteworthy new stays should go right to the top
Three hours outside of New York City, The Faerie Forest is the stuff dreams are made of.
Once upon a time, in June of 2020, a whimsical hotel called The Roxbury at Stratton Falls was opened deep in the heart of the Catskill mountains. About a three-hour drive outside of New York City, the hotel — a successor to its nearby sister property The Roxbury Motel— was destined to become an out-of-this world experience for wayward city-dwellers looking for an escape from reality.
The lifelong dream of...
From Molokai sweet potato pie to Portuguese sausage and pineapple stuffing, these chef tested and guest approved recipes will take you on a culinary journey around the globe.
The world is in a constant state of flux these days, and with Thanksgiving right around the corner, and public health experts strongly cautioning against traveling right now, many of us are rethinking how (and where) we’re going to celebrate one of our country’s most time honored holidays.
I spent 7 nights working from a 5-star resort in Arizona. From live-music happy hours to poolside cabanas, here's what the 'Work From Hyatt' program was like.
In an effort to incentivize business and leisure travelers alike, hotel brands like Hyatt have been rolling out 'workation' packages at deeply discounted rates.
Freelance writer Michelle Gross spent a week spent working at the 5-star Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona to see if the 'Work from Hyatt' amenities were worth the $254 per night price tag.
During the day, she and her partner did their jobs remotely from their patio or from a designated hotel banquet roo...
I don’t know exactly where it started, but somewhere between Alexandria and Asheville, we knew we were in the doghouse. Literally.
With our two dogs in tow, it was our first foray into taking a road trip as a family, and between the incessant barking, howling, crying, growling, and what our vet later described as “destructive behavior,” our chill little getaway down south hit a major road bump.
As most pet parents can attest, traveling with pets can be, well, challenging. From disobedient pas...
If you're not accustomed to flying in small aircraft, it's hard to describe the range of emotions -- fear, anxiety, excitement, combined with pure adrenaline -- that take hold of you as you're cruising across Zambia in a six-seat Cessna 208B Caravan.
Expert tips and advice for camping with dogs, including what to pack and the best pet-friendly campsites
When it comes to camping, we are a family divided. On the one hand, Teddy, our 1.5-year-old rescue dog, and I love the great outdoors, bug bites, sleeping on a slightly deflated air-mattress and all. On the other hand, my partner and our 10-year-old dog, Bear, prefer the air-conditioning and high thread-count sheets that come with a luxury hotel stay.
Recently, due to COVID-19 and uncertainty around the safety of travel, I've talked my partner into enjoying more of the great outdoors and taking our dogs on nearby camping trips.
A women-owned business, Kokoro Care Packages includes handcrafted Japanese snacks, recipes and ingredients from Kyoto and Kyushu all delivered right to your front door.
There’s nothing like being grounded for a few months that really makes you appreciate the minor inconveniences that used to come with traveling. The hurried rush to catch a flight followed by subsequent flight delays. The jet lag, followed by subsequent bloating after a long flight. Ah, the good old days.
I’ve been relishing t...
Fear of 'travel shaming' has some people keeping their trips quiet on social media, but numbers show people are on the move
Travel has continued to surge in July and August, and travel shaming and COVID-call outs are becoming more common. While some travelers continue to share their photos and experiences on social media, many are choosing to curb their online presence or to not post at all.
I've been using Zoom to do weekly Zen meditations with a Buddhist monk in Japan — it's helped relieve my anxiety and given me a sense of hope in this trying time
Therapeutic voice meditation, called Arigato Zen, can be practiced from anywhere through chanting and repeating a simple mantra or word.