We are enjoying a 2003 Bredif Vouvray Chardonnay and awaiting the crab cake appetizer’s arrival when the maître d’ announces, "Moose." He lifts one of his arms, which is cloaked in the sleeve of a
Journeying into the wild need not mean sacrificing the trappings of civilization, as these three trips attest.
In the medical center at Clinique La Prairie in Clarens-Montreux, Switzerland, examination rooms are equipped with latest-generation machines: an MRI, a 64-slice CT scanner, and digitalized equipm
The pool terrace at Cielos Palmillas’ No. 77 sits just above the seventh fairway of the Ocean Course in Los Cabos, Mexico.
I have seen my swing on video before, and it is not a pretty sight. However, the view is far more palatable when I am recast as Mr.
Lucky remembers running behind American soldiers as they dropped candy for children onto the streets of Da Nang during the Vietnam War. The U.S.
Cathay Pacific Airways (www.cathaypacific.com) has made a trip from the United States to China much more comfortable—dar
On the Caribbean island of Saint Martin, one of the most pleasantly deserted beaches lies on the Baie Longue.
The new design paradigm is catching on all across the Caribbean. On the western end of Anguilla, the residences at St.
For the past several decades, Caribbean design has been as predictable as the northeast trade winds: Georgian columns, vine-covered pergolas, vaulted ceilings.
Sir John Leslie, the fourth of his line to hold the title of Baronet at Castle Leslie, is telling me about Jonathan Swift.
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.
Portofino, St. Barts, Southeast Alaska, and Nantucket have distinctive dress codes.
After the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, a few hundred Huguenots, hoping to avoid religious persecution, fled France and settled on South Africa’s Cape of Good Hope.
The two courses at the Pelican Hill Golf Club (www.pelicanhill.com) in Newport Coast, Calif., reopened in November after
My tee shot on the third hole of the Mission Hills Golf Club’s newest course, a Pete Dye design that opened in September, has found the first cut of rough.
Say, for a moment, that you and your Swedish model-turned-designer wife are concluding your honeymoon on a tropical archipelago. How do you cap it off?
Tim Blackford, general manager of the Bahía Beach Resort & Golf Club in Puerto Rico, steps back from his ball on the course’s 13th tee.
The four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath residences at the Carnegie Abbey Club outside Newport, R.I., could never be mistaken for hotel rooms.
Shortly after the end of World War II, while leading the occupation forces in Japan, General Douglas MacArthur rebuffed U.S.
On its path through central Scotland, the Highland Fault skirts the southern end of Loch Lomond in the shape of a shepherd’s staff.
Mark and Melissa Richardson, the husband-and-wife developers behind the new Timilick golf community in Northern California’s Martis Valley, believe they have a home-field advantage over the other
Kicking Horse, the mountain pass for which the ski resort in Golden, British Columbia, is named, may not be heaven, but Sir James Hector did end up there after he died—or rather, after his traveli
The view from the 13th green at the Shark’s Tooth golf club may be obscured, but few locations offer a clearer perspective of Greg Norman’s design philosophy.
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.
Pebble Beach, long a destination for lovers of golf, horses, and classic cars, is turning its attention to gastronomes.
Four Seasons Hotel New York
Mandarin Oriental New York