Chattanooga Is Changing. But Its Charms Remain.

Chattanooga Is Changing. But Its Charms Remain.

Travel February 20, 2018 0

“You’ve arrived! GIG CITY: Home of the Nation’s Fastest Internet” is the rather unsexy city slogan greeting visitors upon their arrival at the tiny airport in Chattanooga, Tenn. “Gig” refers to the status that Chatt (or Cha or the Nooga, depending on whom you ask) earned in 2010 as... Read more
Next for Dream: Boutique Hotels in Belize and Tulum

Next for Dream: Boutique Hotels in Belize and Tulum

Travel February 20, 2018 0

The luxury hotel market, once concentrated in only the largest cities, has surged over the last decade. Jay Stein, the chief executive at the Dream Hotel Group, has taken advantage of the demand, shining a light on a company that helped cultivate one of the most popular trends in... Read more
With 10 Million Acres in Patagonia, a National Park System Is Born

With 10 Million Acres in Patagonia, a National Park System Is Born

Travel February 19, 2018 0

“It is a wonderful coincidence to be here this day,” said John Rosenblum, the retired dean of the University of Virginia’s business school, who was visiting the park with his son the day of the announcement. Mr. Tompkins traveled through Patagonia in 1961, when he was 18, an adventure... Read more
Next for Dream: Boutique Hotels in Belize and Tulum

Next for Dream: Boutique Hotels in Belize and Tulum

Travel February 19, 2018 0

The luxury hotel market, once concentrated in only the largest cities, has surged over the last decade. Jay Stein, the chief executive at the Dream Hotel Group, has taken advantage of the demand, shining a light on a company that helped cultivate one of the most popular trends in... Read more

In Search of Lost Time in Europe’s Sanatoriums

Travel February 19, 2018 0

By the 1950s, tuberculosis was being treated effectively with antibiotics, and many of the palatial compounds previously devoted to the white plague had shuttered. Some were repurposed as hotels; others became museums, housing developments and general intake hospitals. But the culture they fostered — hermetically sealed worlds of hypochondria... Read more
Retracing America’s Musical Canvas – The New York Times

Retracing America’s Musical Canvas – The New York Times

Travel February 18, 2018 0

There’s one thing that has a remarkable way of connecting people from different cultures and backgrounds: music. In “America’s Musical Journey,” a 3-D documentary film narrated by the actor Morgan Freeman and hosted onscreen by the singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc, the musical spirit of the country is explored through Mr.... Read more
The Great American Road Trip: Shorter and More Popular Than Ever

The Great American Road Trip: Shorter and More Popular Than Ever

Travel February 18, 2018 0

If ever there was any doubt about the state of the American road trip, the latest research seems to squash it, finding that more travelers are driving hundreds of miles to explore ​unfamiliar ​places, even if they have only four or five days to do it. ​ “They’re not... Read more
In Chengdu, Finding Peace in Parks and Heat in Cuisine

In Chengdu, Finding Peace in Parks and Heat in Cuisine

Travel February 18, 2018 0

“Now, that bear is definitely not white,” said the Dutch tourist next to me. The giant panda turned in our direction at that moment and let out some kind of loud sneeze or snort as if to say, “Give me a break, pal.” It was raining and muddy, after... Read more
6 Great Gardens to Visit in Florida

6 Great Gardens to Visit in Florida

Travel February 17, 2018 0

Although many tourists flock to Florida for its glorious palette of white beaches, blue-gray waters and yellow sun, the state is also home to lush and exotic gardens in every shade of green. Some were the dream of horticulturists obsessed with collecting plants from around the world that would... Read more
At an Amsterdam Hotel, Canals and Character

At an Amsterdam Hotel, Canals and Character

Travel February 17, 2018 0

Rates From 295 euros a night (about $362) Basics This 225-room hotel is comprised of 25 connecting canal houses built by wealthy merchants and aristocrats 400 years ago during the Dutch Golden Age. The five-star hotel was originally owned by Peter Pulitzer, whose grandfather Joseph established the Pulitzer Prizes.... Read more