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By Stacy Small | A curated look at what's hot, hip & hapening in luxury travel.

World’s Best Nightlife Hotels

Laser-lit clubs, swanky lobby bars: these hotels know exactly how to show guests, and locals, a good time all night long.

Hotels—at least, the very best of them—are so much more than a place to bed down. Often, hotels are the epicenter of a city's nightlife, offering guests and locals everything …


10 Chocolate Shops Worth Traveling For

Great chocolate was once the sole territory of European chocolatiers but now, startup bean-to-bar producers around the globe are giving them a run …

Study ranks world's most popular luxury hotel brands for 2015

A new study by Luxury Branding, a London-based consultancy that specializes in the global luxury market, reveals a fresh and unexpected ranking of

Big inside-the-airport hotels coming soon at DEN, JFK, SFO

The new Westin at Denver International opens this fall. (Image: Westin)

If an “airport hotel” is a few miles away from the terminals, is it really an …


5 Need-To-Know Tips for Frequent Travelers of All Types

Leaving your home for extended periods of time can bring about waves of unwanted stress and anxiety. No one is immune to that feeling of being …

The 20 Greatest Driving Roads in the World


18 Restaurants In Unforgettable Settings

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From high in the sky to under the sea, these 18 restaurants with unique surroundings are a …

European Travel

One Year Later, Cabo's Hotel Scene Is Thriving Again

Last year, Hurricane Odile nearly destroyed this popular Mexican vacation spot. After months of rebuilding, Cabo San Lucas resorts are ready to …

Explore Guangzhou in a Mercedes Maybach while staying at the Mandarin Oriental

The Mandarin Oriental Guangzhou has partnered with Mercedes to stretch its boundaries to ensure that the guests have a rather ‘fantastic experience’. …

Taking luxury to a higher pedestal, Mandapa, Ritz-Carlton Bali opens its gate to heaven

Nothing sells like hot cakes like a Hollywood blockbuster. Maybe this didn’t bust too many blocks, but Eat, Pray and Love made us fall in love with …

Chivas 12 ‘Made for Gentlemen’ Globe-Trotter series for today’s global, luxury reveler

Chivas Regal and Globe-Trotter have once again renewed their vows. A heavenly collaboration made on earth to satisfy the luxurious hunger of…Continue …

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong to lure guests for afternoon high tea with Godiva goodness

High tea in the afternoons at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong has always been one of sensation, scrumptiousness and scintillating. The latest in their …

40 Ultimate Things to Do in Hawaii

From gorgeous beaches to traditional luaus to top-notch surfing, Hawaii offers terrific experiences that should be on every traveler’s list. Here are Fodor’s top picks for a memorable trip.


Food Lover's Guide to Toronto

Not only is friendly, funky Toronto Canada's most populous city, but it's also one of the most multicultural municipalities in the world—and that translates to great eating. The variety of restaurants is mind-blowing: Vietnamese joints sidle up to new-school seasonal places, which sit across the …


Brooklyn's 50 Best Restaurants

There was a time when dining in New York City was synonymous with dining in Manhattan, but all that feels like ancient history now. In the past decade, Brooklyn has become the city’s culinary incubator, the borough where innovative chefs create food trends that go on to take over the rest of the …

Where to Find Amazing Asian Food in London

The flavors of Asia are more alive in London than ever: With an eclectic mash-up of Eastern flavors and tastes including Chinese, Malaysian, Japanese, and Vietnamese cuisines, you can find authentic elements of street food mixed with classics, premium ingredients like Wagyu and Kobe beef, comfort …

10 New Hot Spots in Paris

No matter how many times you’ve been there, Paris always feels timeless. But in recent years, the city has gone into high gear with a surprisingly robust slate of new openings that have altered the cultural landscape. With eye-catching performance spaces, cute boutiques, and must-visit restaurants …

How to Choose the Perfect London Hotel

London is the world's most visited destination, so it's no wonder it has over 123,000 hotel rooms, not to mention short-term rental apartments, student dorms in the summer, and hostels. Choosing the right one at the right price can be challenging. Over the past 40 years or so, I've stayed in over …


Planning a vacation? Travel + Leisure ranks the world's friendliest cities

Got wanderlust on your mind? Then you just might want to read this first.

As beautiful as many cities around the world may be, filled with historic architecture and charming streets, part of any travel experience are the the locals. They're the people you call on when you're lost or looking for a …

Why Vacation Matters: Advice from the Dying


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Revealed: top spots to enjoy health, wealth and happiness

Want a happy time at work and home, a great social life and enough money to live well? A new global survey should help you find the right country …

InterNations, the networking group for expats with branches around the world, has released the results of its latest annual survey. The organisation …


Coming Soon: Five Hotel Brands About to Make a Splash

This affordable micro-hotel—debuting with 325 rooms in New York this winter—will have space-efficient features like flip-down desks and flexible pegboard closets.

Hilton’s four-star chain will focus on the neighborhood experience—think microbrew tastings and access to trendy fitness studios—in …

New Luxury Hotel Planned for Versailles

Imagine opening your hotel room window to gaze upon the lavish grounds and famous palace of Versailles after spending a night on the estate …

Luxury Homes

Long Layover? More Like Mini Vacation!

Long layovers can be a real drag, but they certainly don't need to ruin the trip. Venturing out of the airport can add leaps and bounds of enjoyment to your travels, and it's pretty easy to keep the cost down on your hiatus from the terminal. Just make sure you plan ahead and pack whatever you may …

U.S. Travel

Italy’s Most Beautiful Beaches

Thought Capri was nice? You ain’t seen nothing yet. From Sicily to Liguria, we handpicked 12 of Italy’s most stunning beaches. You’re welcome.

European Travel

The Best London Bars as Chosen by Bartenders

London is one of the world’s best drinking cities, but that begs the question: Which of its multitude of pubs and bars is really worth your time? Two …

The much awaited Mandarin Oriental Milan opens doors

Set within four elegant redeveloped 18th century buildings, in via Andegari, the Mandarin Oriental Milan is just a few steps away from Via Manzoni …

How Hotels and Airports Cater to the 21st Century Business Traveler

This is an excerpt from our FREE Skift Trends Report, Lifestyle Habits of the 24/7 Business Traveler, brought to you in partnership with American

25 Ultimate Things to Do in Rome

It may be a cliché, but there’s no better advice for visitors to the Eternal City than the old adage, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” This is where la dolce vita originated, after all. Of course, after more than 2,000 years in existence, there’s enough to explore to keep you busy for years, …