By Ann Abel The best small hotels are nearly always passion projects and labors of love. Lisbon got its latest proof of this in October, with the arrival of Hotel das Amoreiras, a 19-room oasis beside one of the city’s most beautiful small parks. Pedro Oliveira, who founded the new hotel along with his

By Larry Olmsted It’s a New Year, and the surging passion for travel that exploded after pandemic restrictions eased shows no sign of slowing. Travel seems to be on everyone’s minds and the question is not whether to take a trip, but rather where to go. Travel has always had

Story & photos by Buzzy Gordon The renowned Michelin Guide has finally discovered what visitors to Istanbul since the days it was known as Constantinople have always known: that Turkish cuisine – which, by virtue of the Ottoman Empire, has influenced kitchens across two continents – is among the finest

Text by K. Mitchell Snow Photos by Paul Clemence The moment the imposing if misnamed “Castillo,” or castle, of Tulum, looms on the horizon you can almost hear the equivalent of an ancient real estate developer repeating the Mayan word tuuxil (location) over and over as he guided the city’s

By Everett Potter The Wyoming ski town of Jackson is known for its steep runs, plentiful snow, and a vibe that is one part cowboy, one part billionaire. The transformation of Mountain Modern gives it an additional attribute: an affordable and stylish property in the heart of downtown. Situated a

By Brian E. Clark It’s not difficult to find traces of the famed writer F. Scott Fitzgerald in St. Paul, Minnesota. They are seemingly around every corner. If you scratch the surface of neighborhoods off Summit Avenue, you’re likely to find a passel of places where Fitzgerald – author of “The

By Everett Potter Visitors to Sydney are suitably wowed when encountering the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbor Bridge. Now they have a third structure to add to that shortlist of the city’s significant architectural achievements. The Sydney Modern Project at the Art Gallery of New South Wales is an

By Everett Potter I recently rode an e-bike from Meiringen to Interlaken in Switzerland, from Reichenbach Falls, where Sherlock Holmes nearly met his demise, and along the mountain-clad shores of Lake Brienz, with a travel company called to out & ABOUT – Switzerland Trekking. I traveled on twisting two-lane roads

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