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The Safari Lodge of the MomentThe big-game region of Welgevonden, a dramatic landscape of savannas, waterfalls, and craggy mountains, is home to South Africa's new Makweti Safari Lodge. Owners Dawn and Alan Kisner originally built Makweti as a vac...
For those who suffer from what Cocteau called the "red-and-gold disease," relief is found only in the glittery, cavernous darkness of an opera house. Yet one does not always enter what Jean Harlow would have called a "rafeened" atmosphere. To be s...
In December, we asked for your opinions on romance and travel. Here's what turns you on: What's the most romantic place you've ever visited?1. Paris 2. Venice 3. Hawaii 4. Bora-Bora 5. Bermuda The most romantic hotel you've ever stayed at? 1...
todd takes on miamiFashion designer Todd Oldham has dressed up Miami Beach's Tiffany, a 1939 glam pad. Now called the Hotel (love the simple name), it's pure Oldham, from the crush-dyed robes to the bath tiles, all individually painted with stripe...
If I had a car its bumper sticker would say I'd rather be sleeping. I am a congenital, incorrigible glutton for sleep. Sleep-bingeing is my last vice, and I won't give it up. There's nothing I can't accomplish, physically or mentally, provided I'v...
ALEXANDRA PENNEY, author of How to Make Love to a Man and Sexiest Sex of AllPlanning a trip for my fiancé's 50th birthday (at the time he was just my boyfriend), I asked him whether he preferred Venice or Paris. A surfer, he wanted to go where the...
It's time to celebrate the new. Not just the new new but also the reinvented, re-created, and incomparably well preserved. T+L's Critics' Choice Awards, new themselves this year, honor the innovations that keep us traveling. Our distinguished pane...
oh la la, st.-tropezConnoisseurs of the Côte d'Azur are now resting their heads at the Hôtel Villa Belrose, a dream of lemon stucco, ruddy canal tiles, and brilliant white balustrades. Call it haute glamour: the estate is discreetly situated at th...
Paris's Ladurée is paying more than just lip service to edible art with its latest creation: Le Baiser ("the kiss"), inspired by Salvador Dalí. The French pâtisserie—best known for its bite-sized macarons—is now serving up this miniature coconut c...
Weaving through a crowded Saigon market, a roll of freshly changed dong in my pocket, I almost crushed a tiny old woman who had suddenly stopped to pick up her cane. Ten minutes later, I realized my money was gone. Pickpockets leave you feeling h...
As any well-fed Frenchman will tell you, restaurant traditionally connotes refined cooking with noble ingredients, a high comfort level, sleek service -- and a bill that reflects all three. Bistro means simple cooking with less-pedigreed foodstuff...
STAY Historically, one of Lille’s only drawbacks was a dearth of stylish places to lay one’s head. The recent arrival of L’Hermitage Gantois (224 Rue de Paris; 33-3/20-85-30-30; www.hotelhermitagegantois.com; doubles from $250), housed in a 15th-...
As if springtime weren't reason enough to visit the City of Light, two Parisian institutions will open again, after extensive renovations. On April 27, the venerable Odéon Théâtre de l'Europe (www.theatre-odeon.fr)—established...
See our T+L Design Awards 2009 slideshow. Meet the Jury Architect Adam D. Tihany founded New York City–based Tihany Design in 1978. His multidisciplinary studio has designed restaurant interiors for Jean-Georges Vongerichten and hotels for the M...
Awakening to the sounds of rustling leaves and distant ocean surf, you stretch out in bed, enjoying your first few moments of the day. Around you, your treehouse suite at California’s Post Ranch Inn—set on stilts among branches high above the Paci...