Like many other people, I have been heartened (and amazed) by recent changes in Burma, especially the liberation of Aung San Suu Kyi, detained for the better part of 20 years for having had the temerity to win an election.
The open-air food market on the Avenue du Président-Wilson is where the capital’s top chefs come to shop. Held every Wednesday and Saturday morning, it features kaleidoscopic arrays of fish, fruit, vegetables and cheese.
After a seven-year restoration by Orient-Express, Santa Barbara’s oldest hotel reopened last March. For decades, its famous terrace provided a glamorous stage for movie stars and presidents alike.
Three of the grandest hotels in Paris are closing or have already closed for renovation: the Ritz, the Crillon and the Plaza Athénée. On a recent trip to the city, I therefore decided to try the new 101-room Shangri-La, which opened in December 2010. I’m very glad that I did, since it proved to be a magnificent property, with stellar cuisine and some of the best...
Grace Hotels showed up in my peripheral vision about five or six years ago. Part of the Libra Group, a conglomerate comprising the business interests of the Logothetis Greek shipping family, Grace Hotels debuted in 2007 with a boutique property in Mykonos
Though I had little doubt that my two favorite hotels in Santa Fe would still be recommendable, I couldn’t resist spending time in each on my latest visit. The best choice for you will depend on your personal taste.
The sheer number of galleries that line Santa Fe’s Canyon Road can be overwhelming. On this latest visit, I took a day to find those most worth browsing.
Although Nicaragua has most of the ingredients required for success, its tourism has been slower to develop than expected. So I was intrigued to hear about a new $250 million Pacific coast retreat.
After Scotsman David McLay Kidd designed the Bandon Dunes golf course in Oregon in the late 1990s, he became one of the most sought-after architects in the game.