I celebrated a big birthday at Villa Mandarinas, a private 11-bedroom villa with 11 friends. I couldn't imagine having this at a hotel.
Eight-hand massage? Yes please.
Nothing says "have a nice stay" like ghosts, prostitutes and UFOs!
This elegant, timeless hotel brings the glam back to Miami.
If you really need someone to twist your arm, here are six good reasons why you should upgrade for a luxury hotel.
This month alone, 6 boutique hotels opened across America (including Seattle, NYC, LA and Salem). Which one do you want to book?
It's time to get serious about hammocks.
The rumors are true. Hotels in Asia are better than the US, and you won't believe why!
In a travel landscape brimming with luxury resorts, when does a luxury resort actually become a true luxury resort? Milaidhoo Maldives is a good start.
There's an overwhelming number of five-star resorts in Las Vegas, all of which tout unique amenities and experiences. I weeded out the creme de la creme so you don't have to.
An unbelievable 24 hotels have opened in Chicago since 2014. Peninsula Chicago had to up its game to stay competitive, but it didn't just up—it went next level.
I've stayed at hundreds of luxury resorts on six continents, and many five-star properties are truly unforgettable, deserving special attention. Putting together a list of my TOP TEN RESORTS IN THE WORLD was not easy, but here they are.
The views at The Ritz Carlton Chicago are inspiring, and this main pic isn't even the money shot.
If you're flinging yourself as far as French Polynesia, the five-star Four Seasons Bora Bora is definitely worth the trek—but you're not the only one with this master plan.
The Betsy South Beach merges Miami's Art Deco history with modern sensibilities. It's a classy, five-star hotel on Ocean Drive, which means you actually have a reason to stay on Ocean Drive.
It's rare for a Midtown NYC hotel to feel intimate. Even rarer: rooms with private terraces.
The five-star Viceroy Riviera Maya is a magnet to cool New Yorkers when the Hamptons is out of season... but also a year-round hot spot for smart travelers.
La Reserve Hotel in Paris, France is fancier than your stamp collection. We can't believe they let us in.
I spent a men-specific week at the five-star Golden Door Resort in San Marco, California, bonding with some dudes and reaching next-level holistic alignment.