Best Boutique Hotels in the Caribbean

Small, intimate hotels with lots of personality are often difficult to come by in the Caribbean. But we found three unique properties, each with their own sense of style, that represent what the... read more

Jeremy Lin Calls a New York Hotel Suite Home

W Hotel Wall St Lobby
And the Linsanity continues… The New York Post reported yesterday that the Knicks' breakout star Jeremy Lin (source of all kinds of moniker madness) is moving on up in the world. By which... read more

Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel’s Signature Red Carpet Cocktails

Mae West cocktail
Welcome to a new travel series, where we focus on a hotel’s signature dish and/or cocktail. In the same way that cities and towns have local specialties to try, hotels develop signature items... read more

Travel Deal of the Week: 4 Luxe Nights in Costa Rica

Costa Rica sunset
Costa Rica is a natural paradise filled with zip lines and expansive views of lush green trees and sparkling blue waters. It’s also home to five-star resorts that cater to the high-end... read more

The Standard’s Hotelier Turned Farmer

Andre Balazs
André Balazs owns eight hotels, including the Chateau Marmont and The Standard, which famously cater to the rich, famous, gorgeous, and fabulous. And apparently now to locavores, as well.... read more

The Ace Hotel, Portland’s Edgiest and Coolest Hotel

Ace Hotel
By Jonathan Butler, for Mr and Mrs Smith Our first clue about Portland’s seamier side comes in the form of a taxi driver we flag down at the airport after a six-hour flight from New York. Of... read more

Tips for a Caribbean Getaway on a Budget

St. Maarten
The calm turquoise waters and expansive, white beaches of the Caribbean often capture our imaginations like few other spots around the globe, but it is not the first region that comes to mind when... read more

9 Superb Hotel Breakfasts Around the World

Bilila Lodge
Two weeks in Thailand and here’s what I remember most: breakfast at the Bangkok Peninsula. Not to say the capital’s spired wats weren’t inspiring or the sugar-white beaches didn... read more