Thirteen years in the making—nine of them under construction—the Mandarin Oriental, Boston, finally opened in the city’s Back Bay last October.
Portland, Ore., is a walker’s paradise, and the new Nines hotel serves as an ideal base for exploring the city by foot.
For more than a century, Fort Baker guarded the northern peninsula at the entrance to San Francisco Bay.
The Opposite House opened in Beijing last August as the first property from the new Swire Hotels group.
The views at Restaurant Terrazza Danieli—which, from the rooftop of the Hotel Danieli, overlooks Venice’s Grand Canal, the campanile in St.
Swimming Pool: Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc
The city that never sleeps now offers several alternative means of rest and recuperation, thanks to new spas at three of Manhattan’s premier hotels.
Michael Mina’s new XIV restaurant fits right in amid the trendy nightclubs and bars on the Sunset Strip, with a Philippe Starck–designed interior and a menu tailored specifically to L
It was 3 am in Moscow, and dawn was a lipstick streak across the horizon as our limo arrived at a drab, warehouselike structure in an outlying district of the city.
Allied bombing raids during World War II nearly destroyed the city of Dresden in eastern Germany, but the town’s center has been restored over the years and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Morgans Hotel Group’s Sunset Strip property just got stranger—and better.
Robert de Niro oversaw nearly every detail of the new hotel he co-owns near the Hudson River in Manhattan, from the tiles (made by a single family in Tuscany) that line the front entrance, to the
After opening in December 2007, the Coburg Bar at London’s Connaught hotel quickly became one of the most popular watering holes in Mayfair.
The idea for a rotating skyscraper came to architect David Fisher one evening while he enjoyed the sunset from a high-rise building in New York City.
Whenever I build a new home, I try to respect the indigenous architecture of the place and its natural surroundings," says Italian fashion grand master Giorgio Armani, who is taking a similar appr
Visitors arrive at the Peninsula Tokyo (+81.3.6270.2888, www.peninsula.com) in green Rolls-Royce Phantoms, the Hong
From the guest rooms at the Ritz-Carlton, Moscow, visitors can gaze across Red Square to the Kremlin, the city’s iconic onion domes, and other architectural remnants of this nation’s turbulent pas
Adrian Zecha, founder and chairman of the Singapore-based Amanresorts group, may be the world’s most successful creator of playgrounds for the affluent. He certainly is one of the most enigmatic.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of Amanpuri, the Phuket hideaway that eventually became the flagship of Amanresorts.
Shortly after the end of World War II, while leading the occupation forces in Japan, General Douglas MacArthur rebuffed U.S.
As they migrate between Africa and northern Europe each spring and fall, flocks of flamingos stop to rest at a natural lake on the golf course at Hotel Villa Padierna in Marbella, Spain.
Four Seasons Hotel New York
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Ricco Deblank,general manager of the new Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo, likes to tell the story of a couple who spent an evening sipping Diamond Is Forever cocktails in the hotel’s 45th-floor sky lobby.
Once while visiting Bombay, George Bernard Shaw was asked if he wanted to travel to Agra to see the Taj Mahal.
Just beyond the walls of the Ritz-Carlton in New Orleans, Bourbon Street, the St. Louis Cathedral, and the many other attractions of the French Quarter beckon.
It may be a stretch to suggest that the course of World War II changed in spring 1944 when General Eisenhower, unhappy with the decor at Claridge’s, checked out of the hotel and took a 10-minute s
During winter’s aqua alta, or high-water season, Venetians forgo designer shoes and instead slosh around their city in rubber boots.