• Philly’s Historic Thomas Bond House

    Philly’s Historic Thomas Bond House

    On your next trip to Philadelphia why not stay with one of the famous characters from the city’s early history? Dr. Thomas Bond was good friends…

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  • Park Hyatt Vienna

    Park Hyatt Vienna

    Boutique hotels report: This month we engaged world travelers and men about town Teddy and Winston to sniff out some of the exclusive services on offer at the …

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  • Hanok Hotel Hagindang

    Hanok Hotel Hagindang

    A city founded on its legendary access to the cleanest and most pure water, Jeonju was the birthplace of the Joseon Empire, which reigned for five centuries. …

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  • Hauser & Wirth Farm

    Hauser & Wirth Farm

    A few weeks ago a friend called from San Francisco with a question. I m visiting London with my mother soon and we want to take a day trip into the …

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  • Trevose Harbour House

    Trevose Harbour House

    If you have never explored Britain s South West, there is a place on the coast of Cornwall that is a particular favorite of mine. And it is not surprising …

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  • At The Chatwal, Turn of the Century Manhattan Today

    At The Chatwal, Turn of the Century Manhattan Today

    Off Manhattan’s 44th Street, a few steps from the hustle and bustle of Times Square, is The Chatwal Hotel. A few years ago this amazing …

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  • Montreal—Two Modern Hotel Classics

    Montreal—Two Modern Hotel Classics

    Montreal may be the largest city in the province of Quebec but it has many distinct neighborhoods that were at one time completely independent of each …

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  • Twin Farms Vermont

    Twin Farms Vermont

    Boutique hotels report: Arriving mid-morning on a glorious autumn day, we were greeted warmly by Brenda, the guest activities director. It had been a long …

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  • The School (La Scuola) in Lusiana

    The School (La Scuola) in Lusiana

    Step back in time, into a world of wooden desks and slate chalkboards. A Schoolhouse turned chic retreat in Italy proves school can be cool. Nestled in the …

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  • Old Manhattan and New Stay at the Viceroy

    Old Manhattan and New Stay at the Viceroy

    Midtown Manhattan is the home of the city’s most iconic buildings. You know the most famous ones: the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and the …

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  • Night Watch at the Great Columbia River

    Night Watch at the Great Columbia River

    Their momentous journey at an end, Louis and Clark finally reached the mouth of the mighty Columbia river, catching sight of the Pacific in mid-November 1805. …

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  • Hotel Ammos

    Hotel Ammos

    I arrived in Chania late at night and was met by a taxi driver I had arranged for in advance. As we set off, the driver took great care to explain the …

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  • The High Line Hotel

    The High Line Hotel

    The High Line Hotel, new kid on the block of New York boutique hotels, is not your cookie-cutter-design tourist hotel. Entering the lobby is like stepping back …

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  • Shaker Village at Enfield

    Shaker Village at Enfield

    Popular for their distinctively simple and well crafted goods, architecture and apparel, the Shakers and the utopian villages they created continue to be a …

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  • Schloss Bernstein

    Schloss Bernstein

    Some of the best sleep-over experiences happen when the place you stay is also what you have gone to see. Taking this to the extreme, the other day I got a …

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  • The Dream Inn

    The Dream Inn

    Vacation Stay No.12: On the eve of yet another nor’easter blanketing New York with a pristine white coat of snow, and with spring still months away, we just …

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  • Getaway to Spain, Via Arizona

    Getaway to Spain, Via Arizona

    If you are anything like us, around the official end of winter you start to get a bit impatient for a little warmth and sunshine in your life. It seems like …

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  • Country Retreat for the Urban Weary

    Country Retreat for the Urban Weary

    This week we make our way from city to country to spend a few blissful nights in a bed and breakfast in wales. Accommodations of the bed-and-breakfast type are …

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