Jenny Koetter

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First Look: How The Thompson Playa del Carmen is Upping the Ante in Playa Del Carmen

There’s no shortage of beautiful hotels opening in Mexico this year—particularly on the Pacific side, where Cabo San Lucas is springing back to life …

Get Two Show Tickets for the Price of One During Broadway Week

Starting tomorrow (August 19th), Broadway fans will be able to snag two tickets to some of the season's most sought-after shows for the price of one. …

7 Ways to Spend the Night in a Classic English Garden

Botanical gems—including the best blooms of the Bloomsbury Group—where you can bed down overnight in charming accommodations<p>ON A RECENT TOUR of English gardens, a friend and I visited Sissinghurst Castle, a 90-minute drive south of London. Home of writer Vita Sackville-West and politician-writer …

National Trust

A Long Weekend in Magical Madeira

Drink in the scenery, seafood and, of course, the sweet wine in four days on this lush Portuguese island off the coast of North Africa<p>THERE’S MORE TO MADEIRA than seniors and package holidays. Traditionally popular with older travelers in search of winter sun, this beautiful Portuguese island, …

North Africa

Why You Shouldn't Skip Your Vacation

Vacations are restorative. A periodic break from jobs and the stresses of everyday routines allows time for reflection, relaxation and a change of perspective. Vacations offer opportunities to strengthen bonds with family and friends and have been shown to enhance work productivity.<p>The Harvard …

Passion Drives Economics Of The Paddleboarding Industry

Compared with other sporting industries, stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is a very small sport with a short, seasonal window. That explains why it is mainly driven by passion. It is that passion; however, which has led the sport of stand up paddleboarding to experience a surge in popularity, allowing …

Best places to travel in November 2015

Choose to travel in November and you’re in for a treat – this penultimate month is packed with quirky festivals, sporting events and wondrous wildlife-spotting opportunities.<p>Don your cowboy boots and indulge in a little gaucho culture in Argentina; stand in awe of nature’s marvels in autumnal Japan …

First time Jerusalem: top tips for your visit to the Holy City

Sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims, Jerusalem’s Old City is one of the world’s foremost pilgrimage destinations. It’s also one of the most magical – and disputed – places in the Middle East. If the description ‘living history’ truly applies anywhere in the world, it applies here.<p>But the Old …

Five reasons to visit Prizren, Kosovo’s cultural capital

If you’re looking for culture in Kosovo, it’s best to head south to Prizren. Seated at the foot of the Shar mountains and close to the Rahovec (Orahovac) wine region, Kosovo’s second city packs a heavy punch with its rich history, traditional handicraft shops and gastronomic delights. Mix that with …

European Travel

The Skelligs: a trip to the edge of the abyss

The search for solitude has led pilgrims to the edges of the known world – and beyond – throughout history. But few final destinations rival the remoteness of Skellig Michael, a lonely, storm-lashed rock off the west coast of Ireland that doubles as a Jedi sanctuary in the latest <i>Star Wars</i> films.<p>The …

Ireland

Backyard Dreaming: Inspiration for the Perfect Tree House

As children, if not as adults, we all dreamed of having a tree house. It didn’t have to be much, just a structure elevated slightly off the ground that could serve as a backyard escape. Well, it’s never too late to fulfill that dream. If you don’t know where to start, you can find inspiration in …

Take a Dip in These Amazing Hotel Pools: No Check-In Required

Hit the rooftop plunge pool after 5pm on weeknights or 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer to enjoy the spectacular 360-degree views …

Irrefutable evidence that Utah has the most epic night skies in the US

Picture Utah. What comes to mind is probably the impressive geological formations in the national parks and their other-worldly landscapes shaped by …

16 of the craziest vacation homes you can rent this summer

Vacation rental sites like Airbnb and HomeAway offer a plethora of interesting homes to choose from.<p>Some — like this colorful gypsy caravan in the English countryside — are a little more interesting than others.<p>We've rounded up some of the wackiest vacation homes we could find on Airbnb and …

Vacation Homes