Mexico: Water Glories

Escape, discover, explore Mexico's Caribbean coast. Resort-hopping along the Riviera Maya allows you to stroll the best beaches, snorkel at offshore reefs and swim in underground rivers in massive caverns that once held gold … [Read more...]

London: Hotbed of Intrigue

On the trail of wartime secrets, the author uncovers a few surprising players. by Monica Conrady On my last visit to London I treated myself to a stay at the Royal Horseguards Hotel. It’s housed in a splendid 19th century … [Read more...]

Fiji: Blue Lagoon

Fiji’s resorts, as reputed, are bottled paradise. Its villas extend over shimmering lagoons or perch in the jungle canopy. by Donna Peck Waking up beside a blue lagoon in Fiji is transformative. For the full experience, … [Read more...]

Hong Kong: Hotel Therapy

Looking for luxury in notable places. In Hong Kong, five-star treats touch the heart. The superlatives are accurate. By Donna Peck For travelers of modest means, staying in a five-star hotel is a precipitous drop from … [Read more...]

Sydney: Southern Cross

A host of brand-name hotels ring Sydney harbor. On a celebration trip to this leisure city, you want to be close to the non-stop action. When the British established a colony in Sydney in 1788, Aboriginal villages ringed … [Read more...]

Wales: Castle Country

This seven-day drive—from Chepstow, to the north coast, and down to Cardiff—centers on medieval castles and opulent manor houses for a memorable honeymoon or anniversary trip. Plus: Celebration Traveler Guide Grand Tour: … [Read more...]