Don't know about you, but we think it's more than time to exchange gloomy winter blues for beach days in the Yucatán Peninsula. During a trip to the jungle oasis of Tulum, discover how one strip of road became a coveted jet set locale, offering an unmatched wellness adventure worthy of a warm weather retreat.
When it comes to NYC's five boroughs, Brooklyn is the indisputable cool kid. On the cusp of everything cutting edge, but still holding strong to its roots, BK is known for its prospering coffee culture, charming Victorian brownstones, thriving street- and fine art scene, buzzy food and drink venues, dynamic ethnic enclaves, and affinity for traffic-halting block parties. Here, just 11 of the spots where we're vying for "regular" status.
With miles of beachfront resorts and a slew of hotels in tony neighborhoods like Brickell and Downtown, you won’t have difficulty finding a room in Miami. Since many of the area’s hotels offer a winning combination of sun, sand, sleep, and repeat, the city's best luxury hotels have had to get creative to stand out. An ice rink in the tropics? Why not? Triple-decker spas? Of course. But above all, Miami’s best luxury hotels excel at providing stellar service and unwavering comfort.
As America’s friendly northern neighbor, Canada has been getting a lot of due recognition in the past few years. Although the entire country is more than worth a visit, the province of Alberta stands out with its majestic—and massive—national parks, its artsy-cool cities, and some of the most scenic drives in all of North America. Here, we’ve mapped out the perfect 10-day itinerary, so pack your bags and hit the road.
Who needs CGI and studio manipulation when you have a knockout set IRL? The 9 locations below have been in their fair share of Hollywood blockbusters—from Forrest Gump and Skyfall, to Monty Python and the Holy Grail and (500) Days of Summer. See if you can pair the destination with the feature film below.
Every year, America’s small towns draw tourists—and new residents—to their streets in droves. They are, after all, reminders of a simpler way of life, where mom-and-pop shops are the norm, everybody knows your name, and the pace is slower than the speed of tweets. To help you get away from the breakneck tempo of your daily routine, from a picturesque New England coastal haven to a romantic Southern getaway that feels untouched by time.
In a city with record-breaking real estate prices, lavish dinners that can cost more than a month’s rent, and both American heritage brands and international hospitality giants vying for attention, you’re bound to find luxe accommodations in spades. New York City's most ostentatious suites may be larger than the city’s average apartments, outfitted with opulent décor and serviced by a coterie of white-gloved staff, but are they worth the eye-popping price tags? We’ll let you decide.
Artist, nomad, free-spirit, gypsy, wanderer – whichever moniker you identify with, you’ll feel right at home at these globally-minded hotels that, at the very least, offer a one-of-a-kind stay in your destination of choice – and, at the most, an awakening of your creative spirit. JS correspondent Michelle Halpern shares her favorites.
There’s a reason why Cousteau looked to Santorini when searching for the lost city of Atlantis. The crescent-shaped string of islands sprouting from the Aegean Sea is painted in a kaleidoscope of colors, with beaches ranging from rust red to stark white and a landscape more reminiscent of the moon than the Mediterranean. Oh, and did we mention that the active volcano just so happens to produce perfect soil for growing top-notch grapes? If this doesn’t have you sold, wait until your first sunset.
Sick of $400 hotel rooms, tourist-flooded attractions, and overpriced restaurants? Take a trip to one of America’s hippest small towns. Offering equal parts art, culture, and cool factor, towns like Boise, Kansas City, and others are giving XXL metropolises like NYC and LA a run for their money. Here, 7 unexpectedly hip towns worth downsizing for.
The holiday lights may be going up in NYC, but that's no reason to come down from the city's best rooftop bars. Even as the temps dip, some of our favorite hotspots are rolling out the retractable roofs, stoking the fire pits and readying the faux fur throws for an evergreen rooftop bar scene from Midtown to Brooklyn. Read on to discover the best rooftops bars in NYC for the winter.
With the recent expansion of nonstop flights from the US to São Paulo, Brazil is shaping up to be a hotspot for 2018 travel. But deciding where to go in this vast country (especially if you've only got a week's vacation) isn't easy. So we've narrowed it down to these 6 destinations, from the beaches of Rio to the lush greenery of Foz do Iguaçu.
Hotel sex is the Cadillac of coital activity, so it comes as no surprise that 80 percent of Jetsetters agree it’s a whole lot steamier than your average at-home hump. Cosmo writer Anna Breslaw gives us the scoop on why you should check in, check each other out and hang up the Do Not Disturb sign. Plus, Siobhan Reid picks the world’s hottest hotels for getting it on.
Looking for an exotic beach vacay without the hassle of international travel? Your options aren’t limited to Florida, California, Hawaii, and the Carolinas. From hidden spots in the U.S. Virgin Islands to luxury resorts in Puerto Rico, you can escape to a tropical paradise without stepping off of U.S. soil. No passport, no problem!
Finding an amorous spot to grab a bite in Paris definitely isn't hard (just look to your left or right), but we have a couple of all-time favorites. From Art Deco-inspired neo-brasseries on the Seine to three-Michelin-starred dining rooms that serve regulars like George and Amal Clooney, these are the 10 most romantic restaurants in the City of Light now.