Mexico

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San Francisco’s playful Good Hotel (doubles from $99) has glow-in-the-dark ceiling messages and vending machines selling FedEx-envelope wallets. At the all-suite Azul Sensatori ( adults from $187 per night, kids $94, all-inclusive), on Mexico’s Ri...
I was first introduced to Oaxaca in a magical way. Twenty years ago I went there with my family for a vacation, and we visited a house owned by artist Arnulfo Mendoza. He came from a rug-making family, and everything in his home was handmade. Ch...
Set to open any minute now, the Mayan-influenced, 17-room Rosas & Xocolate, in Mérida, Mexico, is a gustatory experience as enticing as the hotel’s name: chocolate made by the on-site chocolatier at turndown, cacao-based body treatments, a bar w...
Chicago: The Look of the New One of America’s greatest encyclopedic museums, the Art Institute of Chicago, is breathing new life into its hallowed halls with an ambitious transformation that leaves few corners of the venerable 130-year-old instit...
Architects from Frank Lloyd Wright to Ricardo Legorreta were once indelibly connected with the most important hotel projects of their day (the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, the Camino Real in Mexico City). Though the boutique-hotel era put the emphasis...
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 ...
Tipping conundrums are everywhere. Should you tip the valet when you drop off your car and when you pick it up?If the service is atrocious, is it okay to stiff the waiter?In which countries is a gratuity automatically included in a restaurant bill...
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...
Only on the web: Get Your Mexican Paletas Here TREATS These aren't Popsicles. Popsicles you outgrow. These are paletas. (pah-leh-tas). They hail from Michoacán, Mexico, though you can now find them in Mexican neighborhoods across the U.S. Look ...
The dreadlocked wild-child fashion designer Betsey Johnson discovered Zihuatanejo four years ago, almost by accident. On a rainy vacation in Miami, she asked friends to suggest where else she could go that was "guaranteed hot, the water guarantee...
If you love to travel because you always learn something, then you probably love learning because it takes you somewhere new. The following itineraries may cover places you've already visited or they may include unexplored territories, but any of ...
It's been a long time since yoga meant excruciating macrobiotic diets and sessions with Ram Dass. Or any sort of material renunciation, for that matter. Even if "peace, love, and light" isn't your mantra, yoga retreats can still offer a slice of n...
If you haven't planned a midwinter getaway, those cold, dreary days can feel as though they stretch to infinity. So send winter (and yourself) packing to somewhere warm and sunny, or intimate and outdoorsy — without putting your savings on permane...
The city is like a wickedly beautiful teenage girl -- alluring and playful, ready to grow up but fully aware of how good she's got it. Start with the mañana vibe that creeps in from south of the border and add it to the year-round beach days, and ...
BEDROCK Ever wanted to sleep in a cave?Yunak Evleri, carved into a white stone cliff in the Cappadocia region of Turkey, will bring your Flintstones fantasies to life. The hotel, which opened in May, extends through six naturally cooled caves buil...