Weekend Away

Weekend Away: Shangri-La Hotel, Paris

Weekend Away: Shangri-La Hotel, Paris

As a child, Paris was a city stop on family holidays as we ferried across the Channel from England and drove down to the beaches in the south of France.

Bleisure (Business & Leisure) Travel: Weekend Getaway Inspiration

Bleisure (Business & Leisure) Travel: Weekend Getaway Inspiration

Whoever said you can't mix business and pleasure, has just not met the average business person in 2016. With an extensive amount of time spent flying from one city to the next, individuals are in more of a position now than ever, to not only mix the two but to come up with a unique cocktail of luxury and entertaining fun.

Weekend of Luxury in Courchevel

Weekend of Luxury in Courchevel

Rent a luxury SUV to travel to Courchevel this ski season. Read on to discover the best way to spend 48 hours in the exclusive ski resort.

A Weekend at Rosewood London

A Weekend at Rosewood London

In the heart of London, we step a mere few paces off High Holborn, and back in time through low stone arches into the quaint Edwardian courtyard of the Rosewood hotel.

Keswick Hall: An Idyllic Escape to Virginia's Countryside

Keswick Hall: An Idyllic Escape to Virginia's Countryside

A country road meanders past horse farms, vineyards, and white-columned mansions. We have escaped the traffic of Washington D.C. and are on our way to Keswick Hall, a private estate turned luxury hotel in the scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Time Out for Tapas: A Weekend in Barcelona

Time Out for Tapas: A Weekend in Barcelona

A weekend break in this European city that meets the Mediterranean sea will inevitably be indulgent thanks to all the wonderful food and wine on offer but also equally as packed with culture and activity to keep us busy.

Weekend Away: Downtown Miami

Weekend Away: Downtown Miami

For so long Miami has only been known for South Beach, but now downtown is stepping into the light and becoming the popular place to stay and play in the city.

Sofitel New York Offers Parisian-Style Weekends in Manhattan

Sofitel New York Offers Parisian-Style Weekends in Manhattan

Francophiles looking for a generous serving of Paris with their New York experience will love the new Paris Weekend in New York package from Sofitel New York, the stylish Midtown Manhattan hotel with a decidedly French accent.

Meadowood Reigns as the Napa Wine Region's Pinnacle of Luxury Lodging

Meadowood Reigns as the Napa Wine Region's Pinnacle of Luxury Lodging

Stroll the grounds of Napa Valley's Meadowood on a sunny morning, and you'd be hard-pressed to remember what year it is. A pristine green croquet lawn whispers of men and women in crisp whites, and it doesn't take too much imagination to envision the lords and ladies of Downton Abbey gamboling about.

Weekend Away at The Grand Del Mar

Weekend Away at The Grand Del Mar

A visit to the Grand Del Mar begins at the turn off from Carmel Valley Road. Sheltered by a line of Eucalyptus trees, the private two-lane drive feels like a road from another time. A grassy meadow stretches on one side and to the other, a rolling hill slopes down to a manicured green, part of the 18 hole, par-72 golf course designed by Tom Fazio.

Ultimate Romance at Cap Juluca

Ultimate Romance at Cap Juluca

Juliette's bright smile lights up our arrival at Cap Juluca, a resort that's been on our wish list for too many years. My husband and I haven't been here before, yet she greets us by name and escorts us through the domed archway decorated with exotic Moroccan lanterns. We emerge to the open-air lobby where we are instantly mesmerized by the powder sand crescent beach with brilliant turquoise water that we've always seen in photographs.

A Visit to Winslow Homer's Maine at Black Point Inn

A Visit to Winslow Homer's Maine at Black Point Inn

Looking out at the peaceful bay in this quiet, picturesque setting, it's hard to imagine the dramatic, weatherbeaten scenes of Winslow Homer's paintings.

Weekend Away: Fearrington House Inn Offers Five-Star Service in Pastoral Setting

Weekend Away: Fearrington House Inn Offers Five-Star Service in Pastoral Setting

Decked out in our chef jackets bearing the embroidered words Fearrington House, our group of seven arrives in the kitchen at five-star Fearrington House Restaurant ready to cook seafood. (It's pronounced FAIR-ring-ton.)

Weekend Away: Dublin

Weekend Away: Dublin

It was raining and I couldn't have been happier. Arriving at the Merrion Hotel, I had visions of crackling fireplaces and trays of scones with jam and lemon curd delivered to my door.

Weekend Away: Golfing at Half Moon Bay

Weekend Away: Golfing at Half Moon Bay

For the devotee, the golf get-away is a hallowed tradition. But how it is approached can evolve -- which is how I found myself at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay just in time for sunset over the Pacific.