Lifestyle journalist and editor focused on luxe travel, design, food, health + eco culture. Bylines include Travel & Leisure, Robb Report, Marie Claire, Telegraph and Conde Nast Traveler
6 Best Day Trips from Barcelona
The Catalan capital is no longer a standalone destination, but a gateway city to lesser-known regional jewels.
Unwind in Europe’s and the Middle East’s Most Dreamworthy Hotel Pools
Enchanting views over charming towns, sparkling seas and mountain backdrops. Unique shapes and amenities. Luxurious spa experiences. These criteria mark our top picks for the most extraordinary hotel pools in Europe and the Middle East.
Paris Fashion: Where Green Is the New Black
As evidenced at recent Paris fashion runway shows, the industry is rising to meet the global challenge of adjusting its carbon footprint — and Paris leads the way with slow-fashion initiatives slated to become fully operational by 2024. From eco-conscious designers to boutiques showcasing recyclable wearables, the latest in Paris fashion is strutting down greener catwalks.
How to Travel to the Balearic Islands
The Balearic Islands, a sun-kissed archipelago of islands and islets east of the Spanish mainland, are dominated by four stunning sisters: Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca, and Formentera.
Château de Fonscolombe
A 300-year-old chateau reborn as a hotel in the countryside outside Marseille. In a completely secluded area—the closest sign of civilization is Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade, a tiny 11th-century village nearby. The chateau is a 30-minute drive from Marseille Provence Airport and a scenic 20-minute drive from Aix-en-Provence train station.
Hamburg: Northern Germany's Portside Pride
Berlin may have a world-class cultural scene and Munich the world’s most iconic Oktoberfest, but Germany’s second-largest city, Hamburg, boasts the country’s biggest port, along with a sea lover’s spirit that spills across its architecture, cuisine, and culture.
Get Outside on Mallorca – Insider | Marriott Vacation Club
Visit the beach, play a round of golf, or stroll Old Town when you reserve a vacation at Marriott’s Marbella Beach Resort.
Soho House Makes a Scene in Barcelona
Barcelona’s Plaça del Duc de Medinaceli has a rich pedigree of important residents, from the ordained brothers who built a Franciscan convent there during the 13th century to the Catalonian aristocrats who constructed elegant manor houses along its perimeter in the 1800s. The palm-tree-lined square welcomed a new generation of VIPs last October, when the 57-room Soho House Barcelona (sohohousebarcelona.com) opened inside a pink-hued 19th-century structure on its northern edge...
Things to do in Budapest for adventure-seeking travelers
Beyond majestic castles, classic bathhouses and an eclectic mix of architectural styles, travelers on the lookout for unusual things to do in Budapest will find a wide variety of off-the-grid activities. Whether you're looking to explore subterranean caves and quirky museums or tuck into some oddball eats, this vibrant European city offers a little something for every taste.
From Culture and Beaches to Nightlife and Divine Eats: A Weekend Guide to Ibiza, Spain
Celebrated for its all-night party scene and boho-chic sensibility, Ibiza has a softer side filled with secluded coves, ancient artifacts and a choice of international cuisines.
Q&A: Sipping Sake with Robert De Niro and Nobu Matsuhisa
Originally launched as a boutique hotel-within-a-hotel at Caesars Palace in 2013, Nobu Hotels has since opened an impressive collection of luxe resorts and urban stays around the world.
Nobu Hotel Marbella
Nattily attired staff are on call to satisfy your every whim with meticulous fervour, from organising private regional tours, to boat trips, golfing reservations and booking daybeds by the ornately tiled swimming pool.
Local Military Families Salute Better Quality Sleep at Gifting Event
Blue Star Families, Synchrony, Sleep Number, and NFL star Clyde Edwards-Helaire honored ten local military heroes and their families at a free smart bed giveaway event, plus $1,000 savings accounts.
What is a Bed Skirt?
A bed skirt is a bedding item that resembles a top sheet. It is placed between a bed's mattress and box spring and evenly conceals the lower part of your bed. In the past, bed skirts were primarily used to protect against drafts and to help prevent dust accumulation under the bed. Nowadays, this bedding classic serves a more aesthetic purpose and comes in a wealth of colors, types, sizes, patterns, and fabric materials.
Vacationing with Friends? These Dynamic Destinations are Great for Groups
Whether your crew prefers enticing eats, a relaxing respite, a culture fix or exceptional outdoor experiences, these fantastic cities deliver a world of options for an unforgettable group adventure.