Entries by Carley Wade

Brrring it on: Igloo Hotels

Okay, so it may mean you can’t exactly cozy up in front of the fireplace, but you’ll earn bragging rights about staying in an igloo in nifty locales ranging from Canada to Romania. At the aptly named Hotel of Ice in Romania, in the heart of the Fagaras Mountains, lies a magical castle crafted of […]

Hotels With the Best Hygge Experiences

Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day or winter snuggles, these hotels put the “hug” in hygge, the Danish word for cozy contentment (pronounced “hoo-gah”). Robes, slippers, fireplaces, hot cocoa — and perhaps a steamy adult beverage or two, depending on the company — all make for a winter filled with the warm and fuzzy. At boutique […]

Luxury Home Rentals

There’s a lot to be said for living like a local. But what about when those locals are among the jet set? When homeowners are off gallivanting and not in one place all the time, the luck is all yours since many of them are offering up their second, third and fourth homes for vacationers […]

Row Your Boat to Assembly Square

Abe Lincoln said you can’t please all the people all the time … but the Row Hotel at Assembly Row comes pretty close. Contemporary and cool, this new hotel at Assembly Square Marketplace just outside of Boston in Somerville makes an ideal couples getaway or a fun school week break escape with plenty of fun […]

New Micro Hotels Offer Budget-Friendly Options

Think skinnying down for the new year is restricted only to the waistline? Think again. Microhotels offer up smaller spaces for smaller budgets — and let’s face it, how much time do you really spend hanging out in a room anyway? Save some green and check out: Hoxton Shoebox rooms at the new Hoxton in […]