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"If you have what my sister Delia calls ’the fun gene,’ you understand why Las Vegas is so great. I’ve always loved it, but there came a moment eleven or twelve years ago when Las Vegas got the joke about itself—and got it in amazing ways. It’s t...
So you're not a diva who travels with a makeup artist in your entourage?Well, there's hope for you yet. In major cities, a new class of beauty boutique is cropping up where personal attention and expert advice are the hallmarks. As antidotes to th...
I've just returned from a two-day, $489 Delta Dream Vacation, and dream is indeed the operative word. How like a dream it passed! Forty-eight hours in Vegas allows many things, but it is not for procrastinators or spontaneous types who rise late ...
Paris Le Relais du Parc, at Sofitel le Parc 55–59 Ave. Raymond-Poincaré, 16th Arr.; 33-1/44-05-66-10; www.sofitel.com; dinner for two $170; doubles from $272. THE LOWDOWN It's a rare treat to savor top dishes by two of the world's greatest ch...
A little more than a year after the first bomb went off at the Nevada Test Site, the Last Frontier Hotel—an early theme casino on the Las Vegas Strip—crowned Candyce King Miss Atomic Blast. "Radiating loveliness instead of deadly atomic particles,...
Golf | Shopping PALM SPRINGS A getaway for the winter weary, who come for hot days, cool nights, and 100-plus golf courses, Palm Springs is undergoing a makeover. To wit, the Parker Palm Springs (4200 E. Palm Canyon Dr.; 800/543-4300; www.thepa...
See our slideshow of Hotels Haunted by Celebrities. You’ve checked into the Beverly Hills Roosevelt hotel, donned your chicest outfit, and are ready to hit Tinseltown. On your way out, you stop to admire your fresh look in a lobby mirror when eer...
If your idea of a perfect summer day involves an adrenaline-infused rush from a truly frightening ride, skip the kiddie parks this year. The Matterhorn at Disneyland and Space Mountain at Disney World are both great when you’re 12, but they won’t ...
See the results and vote for your favorite city! And then there were six. Six cities. Six contenders. And only one can grab the title of America’s Favorite City. Round #2 of travelandleisure.com’s interactive bracket game is complete. And Cinder...
See our slideshow of Perfect Hotels for the Presidential Candidates. Who would have guessed that this year’s U.S. presidential election would so prominently feature Hilton hotels and the Hilton family’s famous partier, Paris?In late July, Senator...
Hawaii Spa Ahu Pohaku Hoomawluhia Hawi, Big Island; 808/889-6336; hawaii-island-retreat.com; treatments from $100 The Scene Remote retreat on the North Kohala Coast fusing Polynesian healing traditions with a green ethos. Top service Lomilom...