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Question: What do Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, and John Waters have to do with cruise ships? Answer: Absolutely nothing. Until now, that is—works by these artists and many more have found a home aboard the new M.V. Mercury, where art and d...
Cultural Hit List Art Europe London "Louise Bourgeois," at Tate Modern (Oct. 10–Jan. 20; tate.org.uk). Surrealist, Expressionist, and conceptual artist Bourgeois is still going strong in her nineties. This show, which spans seven decades of dra...
See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009. In compiling Travel + Leisure’s fourth annual It List, our editors once again visited hundreds of new hotels around the globe. What makes 2009 different?Properties closer to home really caught ...
Riviera Maya, Mexico Rosewood Mayakobá Freestanding suites—all 128 of them around a jungle lagoon. 888/767-3966; rosewoodmayakoba.com; doubles from $695. Atlantic Beach, Florida One Ocean Resort Hotel & Spa A Spanish-style 193-room hotel on t...
“I had hoped to visit a friend in Africa this summer,” admits Susan McCombs, of Kensington, California. “But with recent increases in fuel and ticket prices, I’m not sure I’ll ever get there.” For Kathleen Kamerick of Iowa City, Iowa, “Flying is s...
Florida may seem an unlikely destination for a midsummer escape, but low season means great deals on restaurants, hotels, and airfare with JetBlue and Song competing to offer the best price. And a flurry of development has made Fort Lauderdale the...
Only on the web: More Responses to Our Parents' Poll Question Tony Hawk CHAMPION SKATEBOARDER My three boys [Riley, 12, Spencer, 5, and Keegan, 2] and I love the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui—an amazing family place with a labyrinth of waterslide...
FLORIDA Marco Island Marriott Resort Sizzle (800/438-4373; www.marriottse.com/mrkfl ). WHAT'S INCLUDED Daily breakfast for four and a $100 food credit. COST May 9 to 27, $320 a night; May 31 to Sept. 25, $215; five-night minimum. SAVINGS 20 to ...
According to just about every survey you're likely to see, Florida is the No. 1 destination for domestic travelers. And when those travelers are families, I leave it to your imagination which Florida city they most want to visit. Yes, folks, it's ...
See our slideshow of the World’s Most Notorious Hotel Rooms. Just what is it about a hotel room that inspires outrageous, flamboyant, or destructive behavior? Is it the anonymity that leads guests to believe they’re not accountable—or the coddlin...
First, let's get one thing straight: this is a really, really, really big ship. Fifty feet taller than the Statue of Liberty, too damn wide for the Panama Canal, capable of carrying three 747's and a space shuttle (hypothetically speaking, of cour...
Only on the Web: more details on the best of the Keys! See page 4. To experience the Florida Keys in all their splendor, you have to take drastic measures. Turn off your MP3 player. Put down your Game Boy. Forget your DVD's. Tune out from virtua...
Proof that the world is just one big spin-off of South Beach: Ocean Drive's Nikki Beach (www.nikkibeach.com), a restaurant-club catering to the (expensively) underdressed and oversexed, is replicating its formula around the globe. With Nikki boîte...
Heat may rise, but these three new rooftop spots are the coolest places to spend a sultry city night. Sanctuary (1745 James Ave.; 305/673-5455), South Beach's latest confection, has hit on a winning combination: a low-key crowd, killer kumquat moj...
What do you get when a contemporary architect, a nightlife guru, and the director of a world-class spa combine forces?A series of skyscraper condos in Miami, Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., and London. Each property will have lofts designed by Chad O...