Best of the Best: Resorts

North Island A natural state of mind in the Seychelles.   As your chopper descends onto North Island, it is hard to imagine that this sanctuary in the Seychelles was, until quite recently, abandoned and overrun with feral cats and rats. But it was not until 1998 that the property’s new owner, Johannesburg-based outfitter Wilderness […]

Best of the Best: Hotels

The Mansion at MGM Grand Las Vegas Just off the Strip in Sin City is a little corner of heaven.   In a city that blends a Manhattan skyline and an Eiffel Tower, an 18th-century Tuscan palazzo is more of an anomaly than one would suspect. Influenced by a vacation in Italy a decade ago, […]