Front Runners November 2015: Hang Time

The Swahili word angama means “suspended in midair.” Angama Mara (—a new 30-tent safari lodge neighboring Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve—seems to be just that from its perch high above the savanna on three kopjes (hills) of the Oloololo Escarpment. Opened in June, the property overlooks the Mara Triangle, a hotbed for lions, elephants, leopards, […]

Spas: Scents of Place

The cavernous reception space at the Monastero Santa Rosa’s spa is perfumed with the signature potpourri of Santa Maria Novella. The Florentine apothecary, officially known as Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, was founded in 1612 by Dominican friars who made healing tinctures and potions from the plants and flowers grown in their monastery’s gardens […]