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British colonists introduced the sport of cricket to Sri Lanka in the mid-1800s.
A cantilevered, fluorescent-blue swimming pool juts from a rooftop deck at the Joule, a Starwood Luxury Collection hotel that opened in do
The Pamushana safari lodge in southeastern Zimbabwe has been one of Africa’s best lookouts for spotting big game since the camp opened in
Morgans Hotel Group’s Sunset Strip property just got stranger—and better.
Visitors to the new Six Senses Hideaway Zighy Bay resort in Oman can arrive by boat or Land Rover—or paraglider.
Robert de Niro oversaw nearly every detail of the new hotel he co-owns near the Hudson River in Manhattan, from the tiles (made by a singl
Regent Hotels & Resorts plans to open a total of 10 new properties by 2011.
Intricately carved jali screens once lined the terraces of Mogul palaces, enabling India’s queens and princesses to observe life
Prints and patterns of butterflies and dragonflies decorate the Periwinkle Cottage at Hidden Pond, a 60-acre nature resort that opened in
After opening in December 2007, the Coburg Bar at London’s Connaught hotel quickly became one of the most popular watering holes in Mayfai
Patrizio Cipollini, general manager of the new Four Seasons Hotel Firenze in Italy, has been hearing the same question since he first visi
In many African countries, Land Rovers filled with tourists are more common sights than lions and giraffes.
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Whenever I build a new home, I try to respect the indigenous architecture of the place and its natural surroundings," says Italian fashion
Though unsure of my exact altitude, I am certain—based on my surroundings and shortness of breath—that I am nowhere near sea level.