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12 Epic Hotels That Take Glamping to the Next Level

When you really want to go camping, but you really don’t have a clue.<p>Have you ever wanted to go on a camping trip but (a) you have no gear, and (b) you’d have no idea what to do with it even if you did? It’s a dilemma faced by many urbanites. The idea of camping sounds utterly magical: beans for …

National Parks

Where to go in Carcassonne: A wine lover’s guide

Ever wondered where the Decanter team go on holiday? Our in-house team recommend where to eat and drink, from their own trips, starting with awards …

Outdoor Spaces

Technicolor Dreams Await at This Renovated Hotel in Honolulu

Neon and nature motifs collide to dazzling effect at this revamped hotel in bustling Waikiki Beach.<p>Just a block away from Waikiki Beach, the reinvented Shoreline Hotel Waikiki is a great excuse to start making plans for a Hawaiian holiday. Interdisciplinary creative collective Army of Moon People …

Native Hawaiians

Christina Turrini's 15-day French Polynesia Itinerary

Christina Turrini is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your perfect …

French Polynesia

Spread across the globe - These 6 luxury hotels deliver a unique futuristic experience -

<i>Ultra-modern amenities and revolutionary architecture of these Berlin, Dubai, Maldives, Bali, Macau and Norway hotels offer cutting-edge accommodation</i><p>…

United Arab Emirates

The Top 100 Hotels in the World

Use this collection of stunning properties — voted the best on the planet by T+L readers — as your ultimate travel checklist.<p>Year to year, we see our …

These are 10 of the best rated travel experiences in the world

According to people who have actually done them.<p><b>From climbing the iconic Sydney bridge to witnessing the magic of Canada's Niagra Falls, our bucket lists are continuously expanding.</b><p>With so much to see, do and enjoy across the world, it's tricky to know where to start and which world experiences are</i> …

19 beautiful places where you'll find heaven on Earth

New Zealand

Forget the Four Seasons and The Ritz-Carlton: The most luxurious hotel brands in the world are ones you've likely never heard of

When it comes to planning a luxury vacation, whether it's a honeymoon, a celebration, or that's just how you roll, it's easy to think first of the large, luxury hotel brands you're familiar with and the destinations in which they have properties.<p>You wouldn't be wrong to consider brands like The …

Ritz-Carlton

Grasshopper Studio

An architect and landscape designer become their own clients for the Grasshopper Studio. The husband-wife team expands their 1940s Seattle home. In …

On Jørn Utzon's 100th Birthday, 11 Prominent Architects Pay Tribute to the Great Architect

Today marks what would have been the 100th birthday of the leading Danish architect, Jørn Utzon. Notably responsible for what could be argued to be …

10 Unmissable Places to Visit in Japan

Japan is somewhere I think everyone should visit. From futuristic skyscrapers to tranquil bamboo forests and neon arcades to serene temples, it’s …

Japan

10 Things You Can't Leave the Islands of Tahiti Without Doing

Hop Around<p>Tahiti is only one island in French Polynesia, albeit the largest. It’s surrounded by 117 other islands and atolls, spread out over a …

50 Shades Of Blue: Get Inspired To Get Away To This Paradise

Feeling the blues? That’s a <i>good</i> thing when you are in French Polynesia. This South Pacific’s <i>ooh-la-la</i> paradise, an overseas collectivity of France, embraces 118 islands set like jewels in the vast ocean halfway between California and Australia. It is lapped by water that dazzles in dozens of blue …

Holidays in Tahiti with Diane Sagnier and the Lomo'Instant Square

Diane Sagnier takes us to French Polynesia with her photographs taken with our newest instant camera — the Lomo'Instant Square.Read More

Tattoos

17 incredible buildings opening in 2018

Solar-powered house in Ontario redefines sustainable living in the wilderness

This remote cottage, nestled deep in a thick forest 160 miles from Toronto, Canada, allows for sustainable living deep within its wooded …

Take a Tour of the Biggest Cruise Ship in the World

Royal Caribbean is rolling out the largest ever cruise ship tomorrow. Not only is it the largest cruise-liner, but it’s also actually the biggest …

House of Many Worlds

Extending on a family home in Norway, the House of Many Worlds welcomes a birch-lined addition. The majority of the room is occupied by a dining room …

Top 5 Homes of the Week With Wonderful Workspaces

Whether you work from home or simply require a focused zone, it's vital to have a space where your creativity and productivity can flow. Our editor's top picks of the week feature modern home workspaces that are tranquil and inviting.<p><i>Featured homes were submitted by members of the Dwell community</i> …

Architecture

Headland House

Sitting on a 150-acre site on the Australian coast, the Headland House is formed to take advantage of both of its impressive landscapes. The home is …

Japanese baggage handler filmed cleaning luggage before passengers arrive

A Japanese airport employee has been videoed going above and beyond the call of duty by cleaning bags as they come onto the carousel before …

Copenhagen Waterfall

Designed to coincide with the Paper Island development, the Copenhagen Waterfall will add an aquatic center to the city's harbor area. The proposed …

Trunk Hotel

Located in the Shibuya district of Tokyo, the Trunk Hotel is an ode to its fashionable neighborhood. The hotel has a strong emphasis on local goods. …

Take a Look Inside the World’s Largest Cruise Ship’s Most Expensive Suite

The world’s largest cruise ship, <i>Symphony of the Seas</i>, is setting sail on its maiden voyage this week, departing out of Barcelona on Friday.<p>The …

Royal Caribbean

Top 10 Musts of Great Hotel Service

Great Hotel Service Is What Guests Remember, Not the Fancy Sheets<p>Many luxury travelers believe that hotel service makes the difference between a very …

The most beautiful places in France for you to explore

<b>(CNN) —</b> This is the France of your dreams: Romantic settings in Paris. Dazzling white snow in the Alps. Quaint hilltop villages. Stunning chateaux. Fields of flowers and vineyards bursting with grapes and the promise of wine. And let's not forget magnificent beaches and islands off two …

France

France by rail: 10 of the best summer trips

If you’re considering a holiday in France by train this summer, now’s the time to book. French rail company SNCF released its summer fares on Thursday (29 March) for journeys from 29 June until 3 September. Unlike Eurostar, which puts its tickets on sale six months in advance, SNCF releases tickets …

France

New Private Member Clubs Take On Soho House to Redefine Hospitality

The private members club concept is not at all new, but the hospitality model is certainly undergoing a transformation of sorts.<p>Much of that …

Mortehoe House

Clad in green oak boarding and local stone, the Mortehoe House brings a touch of New England to the English Channel. The house is located on the …