The Travel Issue

50 great escapes: Maldives, Philippines, France, Chile, Spain, Botswana, California & more. Plus, Mediterranean marvels, the top 5 new megayacht charters for summer. Also, essential safaris - the ultimate guide to Africa's best lodges & expeditions.

Barbara Barrett was born to cross frontiers. The daughter of an "Arizona cowboy," she was raised on...
In 1848, when James Marshall discovered gold in California, travelers from the East Coast to San...
With a few quick turns of the wheel, Lee Bennett steers his Land Rover away from the airstrip at...
Within the walled city of Cartagena, Colombia, the conversion of colonial residences into boutique...
A main-street fixture for 123 years, Hotel Jerome has been a hub of Aspen’s social scene since the...
While lounging is a favored pastime at tropical resorts, rarely is it the impetus for such...
In honor of its centenary in 2012, San Sebastián’s Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel...
Regular travelers to Southern California know well the term marine layer and pack appropriately...
Founded in Toronto in 1960, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts presides over an incomparable...
Ted Panhuis’s monthlong motorcycle journey through Yukon, Canada, last summer ended earlier than...
1914 Mercedes 28/60 Town Car Built the same year that Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft’s Mercedes-...
Six years of research, development, and prototyping have resulted in the Stealth-X, a carbon-fiber...
At its core, the African safari is a simple undertaking that requires little more than a good guide...
MOGAMBO Built by Germany’s Nobiskrug, the 241-foot Mogambo is available to charter for a limited...
"Bruno Moinard’s a magician," says Sabina Belli, a former general manager of Veuve Clicquot...
The designer Franco Eyramian’s buffalo-horn sunglasses (top, $3,500; middle and bottom, $5,500 each...
Although the ship Alila Purnama ( www.alilahotels.com ) launched only two months ago, the tales...
At 120 feet, the semicustom Canados 120 ( www.canados.com ) is the largest yacht from the 60-plus-...
The redesigned Ulysse Nardin Sonata Streamline travel watch ( www.ulysse-nardin.ch ) does more than...
The Manhattan-based whisky club 1494, in collaboration with the Scottish travel company Connoisseur...
By popular demand, the Four Seasons Around-the-World Tour by Private Jet ( www.fourseasons.com/...
The outerwear company Moncler and the luggage manufacturer Rimowa have collaborated on the Topas...
As a response to the rise in wireless identity theft, the luggage maker Tumi has introduced the...
Time may not stand still at the Viceroy Mal­dives, but it certainly slows down. Guests arriving at...
Weaving among sheep-strewn hills that roll into the Pacific, the 30-minute van ride from Chiloé...
KER & DOWNEY The Texas-based outfitter Ker & Downey has been crafting safaris for more than...
Most African safari lodges and outfitters are deeply involved with conservation and community...