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Porto de Galinhas is My Kind of Beach Town
Porto de Galinhas isn’t a town with a beach; it’s a beach with a town. Beach towns have never been my favorite destinations, so I was surprised at how much I liked this little Brazilian beach town just south of Recife.
Portugal’s Casa de Mogofores – More than a Hotel
The beauty of lodgings at the manor houses and country estates affiliated with Solares de Portugal is that each is operated by the owner, who lives there and is the host. Because of that, at Casa de Mogofores, we were introduced to Bairrada DOC wines.
Potsdam - Palaces, Gardens and History
Potsdam, just outside the German capital of Berlin, fairly gleams with restored glory as it celebrates the 300th birthday of Frederick the Great in 2012.
Pousada Convento do Carmo Salvador da Bahia Brazil
Portugal’s beautiful pousadas are not limited to Portugal itself, but the extraordinary restoration and re-purposing of fine historic buildings make them recognizable even an ocean away.
Quebec’s Legendary Chateau Frontenac
High above the St. Lawrence River, the steep green roof and tall brick tower of the Chateau Frontenac has become the symbol of Quebec City, and the favorite lodging of kings and queens.
Quick Guide to Spa Treatments and Terms
You’re staying at a luxury hotel and friends suggest you all go to the spa together. But it’s your first time at a spa, and don’t know what to choose. Before this happens to you, print out this quick dictionary of spa treatments to tuck in your suitcase.
Rabbit Hill Inn Luxury Lodgings in Vermont
With the amenities of a hotel, the warmth of a B&B and the charm of a country inn, Rabbit Hill Inn, in Lower Waterford, Vermont, is a good base for outdoor adventures or a do-nothing getaway weekend.
Restaurants in Boston’s New Seaport District
The addition of the Seaport Hotel to South Boston’s skyline was what the largely vacant area around the Seaport World Trade Center needed to bring it to life. Inspired by the success of the hotel’s own restaurant, Aura, other high-taste restaurants have followed.
Room with a View - New Hampshire’s Snowvillage Inn
“A Room with a View” was written about a hotel in Florence, overlooking the Arno River as it flows under Ponte Vecchio, the most iconic of all Florentine views. But my favorite room with a view is far from Italy, and the view is a panorama of my own White Mountains, in New Hampshire.
Sam's on the Waterfront - Annapolis Fine Dining
Sam's is what Annapolis is all about: the harbor, boats, fresh seafood, fine dining and good old-fashioned Maryland hospitality with a smart 21st-century style.
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