Adrian Zecha, founder and chairman of the Singapore-based Amanresorts group, may be the world’s most successful creator of playgrounds for
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of Amanpuri, the Phuket hideaway that eventually became the flagship of Amanresorts.
Portofino, St. Barts, Southeast Alaska, and Nantucket have distinctive dress codes.
After the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, a few hundred Huguenots, hoping to avoid religious persecution, fled France and settl
The two courses at the Pelican Hill Golf Club (www.pelicanhill.com
My tee shot on the third hole of the Mission Hills Golf Club’s newest course, a Pete Dye design that opened in September, has found the fi
Say, for a moment, that you and your Swedish model-turned-designer wife are concluding your honeymoon on a tropical archipelago.
Tim Blackford, general manager of the Bahía Beach Resort & Golf Club in Puerto Rico, steps back from his ball on the course’s 13th tee
The four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath residences at the Carnegie Abbey Club outside Newport, R.I., could never be mistaken for hotel room
Shortly after the end of World War II, while leading the occupation forces in Japan, General Douglas MacArthur rebuffed U.S.
On its path through central Scotland, the Highland Fault skirts the southern end of Loch Lomond in the shape of a shepherd’s staff.
Mark and Melissa Richardson, the husband-and-wife developers behind the new Timilick golf community in Northern California’s Martis Valley
Kicking Horse, the mountain pass for which the ski resort in Golden, British Columbia, is named, may not be heaven, but Sir James Hector d
The view from the 13th green at the Shark’s Tooth golf club may be obscured, but few locations offer a clearer perspective of Greg Norman’
As they migrate between Africa and northern Europe each spring and fall, flocks of flamingos stop to rest at a natural lake on the golf co
Pebble Beach, long a destination for lovers of golf, horses, and classic cars, is turning its attention to gastronomes.
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June never spits,” says Tim Boda, hotel manager of the Anantara resort on the Thai island of Samui.
It may be a stretch to suggest that the course of World War II changed in spring 1944 when General Eisenhower, unhappy with the decor at C
Ricco Deblank,general manager of the new Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo, likes to tell the story of a couple who spent an evening sipping Diamond Is
During his brief reign as emperor of Mexico in the mid-1860s, Austrian-born Maximilian I ordered the construction of a wide boulevard that
Once while visiting Bombay, George Bernard Shaw was asked if he wanted to travel to Agra to see the Taj Mahal.
Just beyond the walls of the Ritz-Carlton in New Orleans, Bourbon Street, the St.
During winter’s aqua alta, or high-water season, Venetians forgo designer shoes and instead slosh around their city in rubber boo
Like mainsails strainingagainst a spar, the concave- and convex-walled towers of the new InterContinental Boston appear to billow over the
Few hotels better representrecent social, political, cultural, and economic changes than the Ritz-Carlton, Moscow, which opened in July wi
The promotional literature provided in the villas at the Mansion at MGM Grand mentions the property’s "legendary wishing well." The text f
The abundance of rankings and ratings systems available to travelers can serve more to confuse than to inform.