RESORTS

Feeling the Aloha Spirit at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

Feeling the Aloha Spirit at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

  by Lauren Barth

There are few places in the world as picturesque as Maui. A dream destination for tropic-seeking tourists, Maui combines the lush, untouched beauty you’ll find on the Big Island or Kauai, while retaining some of the verve and [...]

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The World's Best Hotels: T+L's Top 10 Picks

The World's Best Hotels: T+L's Top 10 Picks

  by Lauren Barth

Don't know where to go on a long-anticipated getaway? Consider one of these deluxe destinations. They took the top ten spots in Travel + Leisure's annual awards -- and we can see why. They're all trips of a lifetime. So cash in your vacay [...]

Tags: resorts, glam, glam media, hotels, oberoi, ranches, south africa, tanzania, Travel & Leisure, travel and leisure, world's best
Azul Fives Hotel: Cool for Couples and Fab for Families

Azul Fives Hotel: Cool for Couples and Fab for Families

  by Lauren Barth

There’s a little piece of paradise 10 minutes from Playa del Carmen where couples and families co-exist in peace and harmony. It’s a luxurious resort that doesn’t discriminate against singles, newlyweds, or rug-rats. It’s a rarity [...]

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Channeling My Inner Southern Belle: Part I

Channeling My Inner Southern Belle: Part I

  by Lauren Barth

I can't exactly pinpoint what it was that made me want to live down South. Was it the lustful lyrics and melodious sounds of country music? Was it Reese Witherspoon and Josh Lucas in Sweet Home Alabama? Or was it Matthew McConaughey's [...]

Tags: resorts, Atlanta, georgia, glam, glam media, hotels, luxury hotels, st regis, st. regis atlanta, starwood, Travel & Leisure
Flying the Coop to Cooperstown, Part I

Flying the Coop to Cooperstown, Part I

  by Lauren Barth

For years, I had a "thing" against Cooperstown, New York and I'm pretty sure I can blame my brother. I suppose it was Brad's incessant pleas to visit the Baseball Hall of Fame which left me with this bitter bias. With no inkling of [...]

Tags: resorts, baseball hall of fame, Cooperstown, glam, glam media, glimmerglass, hotels, luxury hotels, luxury travel, ostego county, otesaga resort, Travel & Leisure, upstate new york
Bordering on Perfection

Bordering on Perfection

  by Lauren Barth

I'll be totally honest with you. When I was invited to experience El Dorado Casitas Royale Resort in Riviera Maya, I had my reservations. It's not that I didn't think the property would be gorgeous (I knew it would be). It's that – [...]

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