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Luxury Lodging on a Wine Estate
Staying in a noble manor house on a famous wine estate is the best way to explore Portugal’s famed Douro Valley region, home of Port wine.
Luxury Lodgings in Borba Portugal
While many of the lodgings in the Solares de Portugal group are noble manor houses or great wine estates, some have more modest beginnings. They may be a group of town houses converted into a little oasis of luxurious tranquility.
Luxury Travel at Budget Prices
You can find big discounts on luxury resorts, cruises and inns if you try a few of these tricks for having the best for less. Everyone loves to save money, and with a few simple strategies you can travel in deluxe style at budget-friendly prices.
Luxury Travel Deserves Luxury Titan Luggage
I have a new best friend to travel with – my Titan four-wheeled roll-on luggage. I never dreamed that having luggage with a backbone and four feet of its own could make so much difference in my travel life.
Madrid Hotel Hospes – Warm Welcome, Right Location
Visitors to Madrid couldn’t ask for a better location than the Hotel Hospes, facing onto Plaza de la Independencia, opposite the entrance to the beautiful Retiro Park and alongside Calle Serrano, the smartest shopping street in Spain's capital.
Mandarin Oriental – Boston’s Art Museum Hotel
In an art-filled get-away, we admire one of Boston’s great art museums, the latest work of one of the world’s greatest architects, and return to a hotel with its own museum of contemporary art.
Manoir Hovey – Luxury near Montreal
We came to Manoir Hovey, in the beautiful green Eastern Townships of Quebec, for a relaxing break and fine dining. We didn’t expect box seats to a spectacular show, too.
Martinhal Beach Resort in Portugal’s Algarve
At Europe’s most southwestern tip, this beach resort was designed to fit the landscape, its low buildings set amid indigenous trees and grasses above a half-mile crescent of golden sand.
Michael’s on the Hill – Fine Dining in Stowe, VT
Vermont-grown ingredients transcend mere vegetables, meat and cheese in the inspired menus of Swiss-born Chef Michael Kloeti.
Monte do Casal – Luxury in Portugal’s Algarve
Drive just a few miles inland from the golden sun-drenched beaches and it’s an altogether different Algarve. That’s where we found Monte do Casal, a luxurious and welcoming hide-away amid cool leafy gardens.
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