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Fine Dining at Hotel Monte do Carmo in Portugal
Pilgrims who stayed in the 19th-century hostelry at the little pilgrimage church of Senhora do Carmo, near the UNESCO World Heritage city of Evora, would never believe the smart and stylish dining room Hotel Rural Monte do Carmo.
Four Handy New Products for Outdoor Sports
For me, summer’s greatest luxury is being outdoors, whether it’s in my garden, in a White Mountain campsite or paddling my favorite lake. Some new products have added to this summer’s enjoyment.
Friday Night at Libby’s Bistro in Gorham NH
We’d heard from friends that Libby’s Bistro was good, but our Friday night dinner was so I-can’t-believe-I’m-eating-something-this-delicious that we went back on Saturday evening to be sure we hadn’t been eating hallucinatory mushrooms.
Fuerteventura – Surfer’s Luxury is a Perfect Wave
Luxury in travel is all about being in the very best place to do what you like best, whether it’s fishing, skiing, surfing, dining or being pampered in a spa. If you’re a surfer, pure luxury is the perfect wave -- wave after wave, rolling in to catch.
Handy Christmas Gifts for Travelers
Finding the right presents for traveling family and friends is tricky. With luggage allowances diminishing, most who travel want to be sure each thing they carry is really worth its weight and size. Here are my favorite new travel products.
Hebridean Princess - Luxury in the Scottish Isles
With the Royal Yacht Britannia now retired, when Queen Elizabeth II wishes to sail around the north coast of her realm or throw a birthday party for the whole royal family, she chooses the five-star Hebridean Princess. After a week on board, we could easily understand why.
History and Comfort in Germany’s Black Forest
We followed Marie Antoinette to this traditional Black Forest inn, deep in a wooded valley of Southwest Germany
Hotel Indigo - Luxury in Boston's Burbs
Just off an I-95 exit in the Boston burbs might not be a place you'd look to find a luxury hotel with an outstanding restaurant, but that's where we found both, at the Hotel Indigo in Newton.
Hotel Monte do Carmo Luxury in Portugal
We wonder at the courage of a couple who transform a remote church and the surrounding pilgrim hostel into a classy art-filled inn, then hire a rising young chef to create a destination restaurant in its dining room.
Hotel Veritas Perfect for a Weekend in Cambridge
Boston may get more attention, but for many of us, the real heart of “The Hub” is just across the river in Cambridge’s Harvard Square. And The Hotel Veritas is our new home-away-from-home there.
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