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no free rides Travel agents' fees are on the rise For decades, travel agents reminded consumers that their services cost nothing, since they are paid commissions by airlines and other suppliers. But the commissions doled out by major airlines have...
To bring you the ultimate in American dining today, we turned to restaurant critics in 15 cities across the country. We asked them to recommend something old (a tried-and-true gem for celebrating a birthday or anniversary), something new (a dazzli...
Big Style, Big Easy If New Orleans is the best place in the country to party, then International House is the best place to sleep it off. A pale taupe color scheme, fresh Louisiana wildflowers, and Aveda-stocked bathrooms assist in a reveler's rec...
If the bed is the heart of a hotel, then the bar is its soul. From the colonial swagger of the Chater Lounge at the Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, to the big-martini, big-cigar bar at Chicago's Four Seasons, the hotel bar is never just an outpost. For t...
Hanging on a wall in the office of New York police lieutenant George Pagan is a still from Casablanca captioned "Round up the usual suspects." But when it comes to crimes against tourists, "Round up the usual victims" might be more appropriate. C...
Die-hard college football fans are willing to do whatever it takes to see their teams in action—especially when it comes to the all-important bowl games. But why camp out in a parking lot when high-thread-count sheets are nearby? Hotels are catch...
Steeped in Style Tea boutiques are taking artisanal brewing to new levels. Paris The legendary Russian-style blends of Kusmi Tea have been a Paris staple since 1867, but the bright little boutique and café, decorated with sleek tables and chair...
See our slideshow of Great Affordable City Hotels. What would you expect to pay for accommodations in a palatial, elegantly decorated suite in one of London’s most famously posh neighborhoods?One that occupies an entire floor of a regal Victorian...
PURE Jackson Hole, Wyoming In a mountain town known for its dry climate, Pure offers an alternative to the Bag Balm school of skin care. This sandalwood scented natural-beauty emporium stocks lotions from Australia's Aesop, Italy's Erbe, and Londo...
See our slideshow of The Hottest Hotel Rooftop Bars. Take an outdoor rooftop pavilion, add a sleek, see-and-be-seen bar, a sparkling pool, and stellar views for miles, and you’ve got the makings of one perfectly fabulous night. Nothing quite say...
the redder the better in miami Having practically invented fusion at New York's China Grill, restaurant czar Jeffrey Chodorow just keeps on fusing—this time marrying Moscow to Miami Beach. At Red Square, revolutionary Russian posters hang on distr...
It's not easy for a city to recover from a tragic event like the one that bloodied Ocean Drive in Miami's South Beach in July. With the violent death of designer Gianni Versace, the town lost one of the most visible architects of its remarkable re...
The chambermaid couldn't resist. She had to peek inside Madame's cosmetics bag. (After all, it was her job to pack up the suite by checkout.) There it was, lying open on the marble vanity, contents scattered. Next to it was the gentleman's dop kit...
On a 90-degree Miami day, you can find the true meaning of cool in Little Havana. In contrast with the fast-paced glitz of South Beach, the serene luxe of Coral Gables, and the funky mellowness of Coconut Grove, Little Havana is the real Miami— a ...
See our Where (and How) to Go Dancing with the Stars slideshow. Planning a trip to Brazil and want to dance the samba like a local?One famous dancer can help: “Practice near a puddle,” says Lance Bass. “Step up and over it before going down into ...