Can a sexagenarian still be an enfant terrible?
Amid a sea of skyscrapers on the corner of Walton and Rush streets, the 60-story Elysian hotel opened in December as the newest addition t
The Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona, opened in November in a former bank building on the city’s main shopping avenue, Passeig de Gràcia, with
Visitors who walk down Barcelona’s famed Las Ramblas, in the heart of the city’s shopping district, will be happy to note that Mandarin Orien
Ambrosi Abrianna has stepped to the tee for the first time with the introduction of the company’s AA Pro golf bags (
Considering scotland’s abundance of storied links, it would seem ludicrous to label a new golf course as "the best in Scotland." And yet S
Komodo National Park in Indonesia is considered a holy grail of scuba diving, not only for its more than 1,000 species of exotic fish, but
From the 33rd-floor helipad at the top of the St. Regis Mexico City, it is easy to overlook the Mexican capital’s flaws.
The Peninsula Shanghai is the first new building in the city’s riverfront Bund district in more than 60 years.
The term country house hotel can conjure up images of crumbling Edwardian piles with drafty rooms, threadbare furnishings, and a
Travelers who may have felt called to the frontier by Amanresorts’ Western-themed Amangani in Jackson Hole, Wyo., can now follow the sun t
The recent explosion of resort construction in the Maldives has been concentrated in the now-crowded central atolls, leaving the island na
Hôtel Le Bristol occupies an enviable position among Paris’ palace hotels.
For his company’s first destination resort, Sir Rocco Forte—the British hotelier behind Brown’s in London and the Augustine in Prague—sele
David McLay Kidd has proven that he can create remarkable courses in remote places.
As the sun rises above the Mary River floodplain in Australia’s Northern Territory, water buffalo, wild horses, and flocks of magpie geese
Caesars Palace has raised the stakes.
If God lives in Italy, then he vacations in the south of France—or so the Provençals say.
Dereck Joubert strides through tightly planted rows of pyrethrum and sweet potatoes on a steep rise in the Rwandan countryside.
By the third day of the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2009 off Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the weather gods are clearly unhappy.
When a public-smoking ban took effect in London in 2007, the Lanesborough’s Library Bar could no longer serve cigars.
From among the cypress trees in the hills of Fiesole, Il Salviatino peeks out onto the Florentine skyline.
After a three-year, $180 million renovation, Marrakech’s La Mamounia has finally swung open its ornate, heavily mosaicked doors to reveal
The Eco Villa at Six Senses’ new Soneva Kiri resort is best identified by what it lacks: carbon emissions.
Since Santorini became a regular cruise-ship stop a few years ago, the Greek volcanic island has become a hot spot for the tourist hordes.
Fresh from a top-to-bottom renovation, the Jefferson in Washington, D.C., reopened in August with a new design scheme that is true to the
Big and bold like its surroundings, the 74-room Bilila Lodge Kempinski is one of just five non-tented lodges in Tanzania’s 5,700-square-mi
Though inhabited for thousands of years by nomadic Bedouin tribes, Abu Dhabi’s Empty Quarter is one of Earth’s hottest, driest, and least
When Botswana residents Dereck and Beverly Joubert are not traversing continents to promote their latest film, book, or photography exhibi
The Hotel de Charme Les Airelles in Courchevel, France, unveils its latest escape from the cold this winter: a nine-bedroom, five-floor pr