Entries by Carley Wade

Places to Stay — and Play — for Music Lovers

Whether it’s jazz, rock or classical, there’s a hotel for every traveler marching to the beat of their own drum. Hands-on fun, like Fender guitars, jamming DJ sets and priceless pianos all beckon from Mexico to Budapest. Opened just in December, Melody Maker Cancun is already getting headlines for its headline-grabbing acts like Afrojack and […]

Resorts With Gardens Offer Wholesome, Holistic Fun

Whether you’re looking for foraged to fork cuisine or just some hands-on fun for the kids, hotels and resorts with gardens mean food is not only as fresh as it can be, but there’s also some interactive learning, too. Just in time for Earth Day come these green-friendly getaways. Vermont is the essence of farm-to-table […]

Living History: Historic Hotels

Sure, staying in the next big thing is cool and all, but what about hotels with a story? Historic Hotels of America just added 27 new properties to its roster of places to hang your hat where famous artists, architects and athletes stayed. There are three criteria for eligibility: The hotels must be 50 years […]

Why Barbados, Why Now?

After a brief lull in Caribbean travel, bookings to the land of sun and fun are back big time. Perhaps nowhere is this more strongly evidenced than Barbados, where new beaches, hotels, festivals and attractions await. Getting there is easier than ever, too, with new flight options from the United States. New non-stops or enhanced […]

Spring Into Seasonal Getaways for Floral, Wildlife Enthusiasts

It’s not necessarily April showers that bring only May flowers. From Japan to Amsterdam, and a few places in between, spring is one of the best seasons for a luxury getaway. Here’s where and how: Keukenhof, called the “Garden of Europe,” features more than 7 million tulips and vibrant flora from around the world all […]