Hawaii

Tips and Articles in Hawaii

Here are 12 hot spots and cool getaways— from Fez to Whistler, B.C.—that are easy to get to and chockablock with activities. So go ahead, and make it a very long weekend! Hot Spots Fez Riviera Maya São Paulo Jamaica Lanai, Hawaii San Di...
Day 1 Morning Hike: Honolulu is a city of early risers, so join predawn joggers and bikers on the two-mile coastal path that skirts Diamond Head Crater, where you’ll pass sleepy-eyed surfers scoping out the water conditions below. For Oahu’s best...
Top 10 Hotels: Overall 1. Jade Mountain, St. Lucia 100.002. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, Cedar Mountains, South Africa 99.173. The Goring, London 98.684. Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya 98.614. Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserv...
Looking Back on Bodrum Peter Jon Lindberg’s “Touring Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula” was most interesting to me, but the glamorous beach resort he describes is not the Bodrum I remember: I arrived there on a sailboat while traveling with a friend from...
I eagerly read Peter Jon Lindberg’s article about his quest for the best oysters. My husband and I share his passion and have tasted these fruits of the sea around the world, including the exceptional Mali Stons in Croatia. It seems he has yet to ...
With the economy still in flux, hotels are continuing to reduce their rates—in some cities by as much as 30 percent. Hotwire.com publishes a monthly report on the markets with the biggest hotel discounts. At press time, the top 10 North American c...
Life’s a beach for Mariam Ahmadi, 19, a Los Angeles resident of Venice Beach, who enjoys nothing more than easy access to the ocean. "I love living here! I’m a surfer. I can wake up, go surfing, work, and then surf again. It’s heaven." Hers is th...
See our list of 20 Great American Beaches. It’s no surprise that this summertime, American travelers are planning to stick close to home. But that’s no cause for disappointment: the United States has 95,000 miles of shoreline, including plenty of...
See our slideshow of the 10 Best U.S. Shelling Beaches. Glass-bodied lamps filled with bleached scallop shells and sand dollars; a pink-lipped conch shell; framed shell lithographs; tiny coquinas in the car ashtray: My mother, an avid collector, ...
Los Angeles (%) Hotel Price Drop: -7.7%($) Average Room Rate: $112.34 Anaheim–Santa Ana (%) Hotel Price Drop: -11.4%($) Average Room Rate: $102.38 San Diego (%) Hotel Price Drop: -9.9%($) Average Room Rate: $118.54 Phoenix (%) Hotel Price D...
“You have to keep moving or it dies,” explains Ian Schrager, the infamously obsessive hotelier who, with late business partner Steve Rubell, invented the boutique hotel in 1984 with Morgans, on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. It was then a completely...
“I thought you’d like to sit out here, so you can watch the traffic go by,” Auntie Rose suggests, offering me a chair. “Thanks, Auntie. But do you mind if I sit over on this side and look at the mountains?” She smiles, shrugs, and turns to go. I...
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...
For 10 years I lived on the Hawaiian island of Maui. I had a complex relationship with paradise. When I stood in my backyard and looked off across Maalaea Bay, the West Maui Mountains dominated my view. The mountains, carved from half of the volc...
The stereotype of the surly Parisian maître d’ may be losing currency nowadays, but for the determined efforts of one man: Philippe Pinoteau, owner of Le Baratin, a bar à vin/bistro in the 20th Arrondissement. A skilled sommelier and manager, Pin...