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U.S. + CanadaThe Caribbean + BermudaMexicoCentral + South AmericaEuropeAsiaAfrica + the Middle EastTop Cruise Lines for Families U.S. + Canada 1. Inn at Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, South Carolina Score: 97.90Plantation-style cottages and a Jack...
Greenland & Iceland Why Go Now: New luxury expeditions to these remote areas allow cruisers to take in scenery from the ship as well as jump in Zodiacs to explore further, says Claudia Gordon from Betty Maclean Travel. Her top sites: the lava ...
South Africa ’s finest style hour takes place every saturday morning on a fairly unstylish stretch of Cape Town’s Albert Road, the main drag in the cheerfully seedy but fast-gentrifying neighborhood called Woodstock. The area is separated by sever...
Chile and Argentina T+L Travel Agent Advisory Board (TAAB) agent Paul Niskanen, of Cruise Masters/Concierge Travel Advisors, has been sending clients down Chile’s southern coast on Holland America itineraries for vastly reduced rates since the ...
“Airstreams are vintage, iconic, unique,” says Jody Aufrichtig, who spent months and millions to buy, import, and renovate a small fleet of vintage Airstreams. The point? To put them on the roof of his four-star Cape Town hotel, the Grand Daddy, a...
See our slideshow of the Best Hotel Art Collections. New York City ’s Gramercy Park Hotel is a modern Gothic fantasy, with plush crimson velvets, carved-wood furniture, and baronial fireplaces as well as access to the private roof club and über-e...
Now that upscale tour companies have made safaris seem less a matter of chutzpah than cash, more and more travelers are seeking the authentic Hemingway experience off South Africa's coast. There they can go eyeball-to-eyeball with southern right w...
An African Villa 19 Carstens St., Tamboerskloof; 27-21/ 423-2162; www.capetowncity.co.za/villa; doubles from $116, including breakfast. WHAT IT IS A stylish inn. the scoop This 12-room boutique property is discreetly set within thre...
Newlands, an up-and-coming suburb of Cape Town, is now home to a cluster of irresistible new boutiques. The latest addresses: 1. PA KUA STUDIO (55 Main St.; 27-21/671-1553), a showcase of local furniture designers. 2. FRANÇOIS + LILLE (Shop 4, Ki...
When globe-trotting travel consultant Niels van Rheenen's collection of Art Deco furniture outgrew his Amsterdam house, he packed up his club chairs, modular bookcases, and French 1920's lamps and went in search of space. He found ample room in a ...
Six just-opened hotels that are setting new standards of style: NORTH AMERICA The West Coast's Kimpton Group is launching an East Coast invasion. Washington, D.C's Hotel Rouge (1315 16th St. NW; 202/232-8000; doubles from $125) is an ode to all th...
In the final analysis it was all the contessa's fault, she being my wife, a chic and glamorous Latina who grew up in Coral Gables, studied at Brandeis, left the U.S.A. in disgust during the Reagan era, and lived for many years in Paris only to win...
The idea of touring wine country was in its infancy three decades ago, as Americans began to discover the joys of the Napa Valley, with its handful of B&B's and restaurants. Today wine tourism has exploded—not only in California, but around the wo...
See our slideshow of 2009 Travel Trends. In these tumultuous times, we return to the essential pleasures of travel, rediscovering classic destinations and old-fashioned manners, seeking out comfort and serenity and quiet. What’s old is new again ...
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express—a reconstruction of the train that inspired Agatha Christie's famous mystery—glides from Paris to Istanbul in six days and five nights, past bustling European cities and through the snowcapped Alps. Aboard the O-E...