Travel

The Best Hotels in the World

The Best Hotels in the World

January 2017

Many travelers have destination bucket lists, but some of the best hotels in the world are destinations unto themselves, with incredible service, historic accommodations and brilliant extras. Some of the following fabulous hotels are, indeed, in wildly desirable locations—but some define the destination in amazing ways. Try planning a trip around one of these hot hotels this year.

The Best U.S. Destinations for Winter Sports

The Best U.S. Destinations for Winter Sports

December 2016

The bold names of winter sport destinations — Taos, Sun Valley, Aspen, Vail — are classics for a reason. Gorgeous snow, fantastic winter sports, beautiful people and great culture team up to make them that way. But dozens of other fabulous destinations await this winter. Here are some of the best places to ski and enjoy the snow in the U.S.:

Spring in Tokyo

Spring in Tokyo

November 2016

Spring is the season to visit Tokyo, and now is the time to start planning your adventure. Cooler temperatures and no summer crowds make April and May the ideal time to visit—but the most compelling reason to travel during springtime is the stunning beauty of the cherry blossom blooms. Come for the flowers, but stay for the dining, shopping and culture.

America’s Best Food Cities to Taste Now

America’s Best Food Cities to Taste Now

October 2016

Unforgettable meals are often the most memorable moments of travel—so why not plan your next trip around the best places to eat? Coffee shops, food trucks and fine-dining restaurants alike are beckoning you from across the country. While the celeb chefs of Las Vegas and the incomparably diverse cuisines of New York are more than worthy of a visit, consider smaller cities that have earned high-profile foodie reputations with some of the best restaurants in America. One of these culinary hotspots could be your next weekend getaway.

Iceland Becomes a Hot Tourist Destination

Iceland Becomes a Hot Tourist Destination

August 2016

If traveling to Iceland in the dead of winter strikes you as, well, cold, you’re not wrong. The land of fire and ice not only lives up to its name but also grants just four hours of daylight on average.

Stay Safe When Traveling Europe

Stay Safe When Traveling Europe

After this year’s terrorist attacks in Brussels, and the Paris attacks last fall, travelers are increasingly wary about traveling to places they used to think were safe. And European countries’ efforts to prevent and deter terrorist attacks—such as France’s hiring of more than 13,000 private security guards in advance of Euro 2016, the month-long soccer tournament expected to attract 2.5 million people—may amplify travelers’ worries about safety even as it underscores the commitment to security.