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A Quiet Corner of the French Riviera    pool.jpg   By:   Mary Winston Nicklin

Take off on the ultimate escapade to less-traveled parts of the French Riviera to kick back and relax. View

October 22, 2014


October 22, 2014 | News

When we think of St. Moritz, we think of luxurious lodges, flashy furs, and snowy finery. We don't often think of Italian food. The Cerea family,... more >>


October 21, 2014 | News

Starwood sold the hotel to subsidiaries of Constellation Hotels Holding Limited for an estimated $150.7 million. more >>


October 21, 2014 | News

Complete with two massage rooms, beauty room, gym, sauna and Caschera's natural, oil-based products, this space was designed by Milanese architects... more >>


October 21, 2014 | News

Linking the wine-and-castles stretch of the Rhine to the north with the fairy-tale Romantic Road to the south, Frankfurt is just a 12-minute train... more >>


October 21, 2014 | News

The best Christmas markets in Germany, Austria, France, Sweden and beyond, with information on opening dates and what to buy. more >>


October 20, 2014 | News

The five-star hotel in the Berchtesgadener Land, currently managed by InterContinental Hotels Group, is scheduled for take-over in the first half of... more >>


September 19, 2014 | Deal

For the month of October, the Amalfi Coast retreat is offering some swank perks. Take a look... more >>


September 3, 2014 | Deal

​Golfers can tee off in style at Adare Manor Castle & Golf Resort with the Stay & Play Package. more >>


July 15, 2014 | Deal

The Regent Berlin has teamed up with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Berlin and Berlin-based fine china manufacturer KPM to offer a unique package. more >>


June 29, 2014 | Deal

Airberlin is offering a sale with fares that start from $3,649 (including all taxes and surcharges) from New York (JFK) to Germany more >>


June 25, 2014 | Deal

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Corinthia Hotel Lisbon inaugurated its newly renovated Lobby and Lounge Bar and launched a special “Ten... more >>


June 19, 2014 | Deal

The Merrion hotel in Dublin and Gleneagles in Scotland have the only restaurants to have been awarded two Michelin stars in Ireland and Scotland,... more >>

THE ROMEO HOTEL’S Wellness Suite has an original Guttuso etching.

October 3, 2014 | Article | By Meagan Drillinger

Two sexy and sweet suites at the Romeo Hotel in Naples that are worth exploring more >>

Kempinski the Spa at Hotel Das Tirol has both indoor and outdoor swimming pools.

October 3, 2014 | Article | By Emily Goldfischer

For an exhilarating family ski trip with a cool mix of tradition and glamour, consider Kitzbühel in the beautiful Tyrol province of Austria. more >>

The Marbella Club’S Villa del Mar offers unrivaled sea views and direct access to the beach.

October 2, 2014 | Article

Our editor-at-large, Priscilla Alexander, provides her views on both Marbella and Barcelona. more >>

Hotel Vestibul Palace

October 1, 2014 | Article | By Mary Winston Nicklin

A look at some of the finest hotels Croatia has to offer. more >>

LET THE SUN SHINE: Rooms at Raffles Istanbul have floor-to-ceiling windows.

September 1, 2014 | Article | By Meagan Drillinger

Raffles has opened its doors in the heart of the Zorlu Center, a new hub for fashion, food and the arts more >>

GRAND VELAS RIVIERA MAYA has a number of dining and drinking venues, including this outdoor restaurant. It’s just added a Koi Sp

September 1, 2014 | Article | By Luxury Travel Advisor

A look at what the top resorts across the globe are serving up for fall. more >>


December 26, 2013 | Blog | By Mary Winston Nicklin

What could be better than taking a dip in a new destination? more >>


December 9, 2013 | Blog | By Mary Winston Nicklin

There's a reason it's called "The Isle of Beauty." more >>


November 21, 2013 | Blog | By Mary Winston Nicklin

From the catacombs to contemporary art, the French capital has a wealth of museums- literally something for everyone. more >>


November 12, 2013 | Blog | By Mary Winston Nicklin

Shangri-La has a prime Bosphorus location in one of my favorite cities on earth. more >>


November 4, 2013 | Blog | By Mary Winston Nicklin

A postcard-perfect wine route where you can taste extraordinary Gewurztraminers and Rieslings. more >>


October 27, 2013 | Blog | By Ruthanne Terrero

We try to live like a local; it took two tries, but we think we got it right the second time. more >>

Europe Articles

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