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The Riviera Palm Springs: A Night in the Legendary Hotel

I have an earnest and unabashed love for all things kitsch. So on a recent Palm Springs trip, where better to stay, I thought, than the storied Riviera Palm Springs? Surely the kitsch flag flies high at this famous mid-century icon, the onetime crash pad of celebrities like Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, and Elizabeth Taylor.

Inside Look at the Private Island Once Owned by Marlon Brando

Located 30 miles north of Tahiti, The Brando is one of the most exclusive private island retreats. Opened in 2014, it was named in honor of actor Marlon Brando, who purchased the island after falling in love with it while filming “Mutiny on the Bounty.” His dream was to create a sustainable luxury resort that…


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Get a Special Insider’s Look at the #1 Hotel in London

One of the most multicultural cities in the world with a fascinating history, London lures millions of travelers every year. Whether going on a tour to Westminster Abbey, taking a ride on the London Eye, or catching a show at Shakespeare’s Globe, there’s a plethora of activities to keep visitors of all ages entertained. It’s…

Inside Look: The Luxe Four Seasons in Egypt

The hotel grounds are gorgeously manicured and lined with palm trees. With another location in Cairo, the Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh is one of two Egyptians properties belonging to the luxury hotel brand. As expected of a Four Seasons, this 136-room resort has all the hallmarks of a five-pearl hotel: upscale dining options,…

An Exclusive Inside Look at Miami’s Newest Luxury Hotel

The main pool overlooks gorgeous Miami beach. An affiliate of the Starwood Capital Group, the 1 Hotel brand is a luxurious, eco-conscious line of hotels inspired by nature; environment-friendly features include reclaimed wood, lobby farmstands, and hemp mattresses. Two properties are in New York — 1 Hotel Central Park (opening in August) and 1 Hotel…

Overlook the Valley of the Kings from This Luxe Bali Resort

The rooms and numerous facilities, such as the spa (pictured above), overlook lush valleys. The 25-room Viceroy Bali is a luxury hotel that draws high-end clientele with its tropical setting and convenient helipad. The property also offers airport limousine service, an open-air restaurant, and a lovely pool with a swim-up bar. A hillside spa and…


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