“These days, my role as an innkeeper occupies me almost as much as fiction,” writes Joyce Maynard, who, during the pandemic, hired locals in a Guatemalan village to turn her writing retreat into a guesthouse.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s San Juan, Puerto Rico
The multi-hyphenate writer and performer spent his childhood summers on the Caribbean Island and offers a non-tourist’s take on the U.S. territory and its capital.
Hotels Roll Out the Red Carpet for Pets
Doggy menus, plush beds, nose balm and pet sitting: As people increasingly travel with their four-legged friends, hotels are stepping up with more amenities.
Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts Are Increasingly Popular With High-End Travelers
Once seen as a value-for-money vacation, all-inclusive resorts are evolving to include high-end experiences, not just unlimited tropical drinks on the beach.
At 6 Catskills Resorts: Retro Design, Modern Comfort and Games, Lots of Games
Lodgings in this bucolic region north of New York City are targeting a new generation of visitors with organized “experiences,” nostalgic style elements and serious cocktails.
6 British Castles Where You Can Stay for as Little as $230 a Night
As the coronation of King Charles III unfolds in London, you can get your own taste of nearly 1,000 years of pomp and lore for as little as $230 a night.
A Traveler’s Guide to Tipping in a Changed World
In the age of tip fatigue, many are bewildered by how much to tip in hotels and restaurants and on guided tours. Customs in foreign countries complicate the picture. Here’s some advice from experts.
Looking for the Best Deal on Airfares? Consider a Price Freeze.
Google Flights is joining other booking platforms that aim to assure travelers they’re getting the best price.
How Much Did You Spend on Your Solo Vacation?
We spoke to readers about their recent solo travels, including their motivations to travel alone and what they chose to spend on.
Visiting Suva, Fiji’s Capital City
Suva, the Fijian capital, is not on many travelers’ itineraries, but with a multiethnic population from all over the country and the region, it defines the urban South Pacific.
New Bargain Lodges Offer Rustic Comfort in the Heart of Nature
From the Catskill Mountains in New York to the deserts of Utah, new or expanding hotel companies are creating affordable accommodations for those who love the outdoors.
Paris 2024 Olympics: How to Get Tickets
Next year’s Summer Olympic Games in Paris are expected to draw millions of spectators. Here’s how to get tickets if you want to be one of them.
5 London Hotels Where You’ll Get the Royal Treatment
If there was ever a time to splurge on a few days in the British capital, this is it. With the coronation approaching, here are some stylish places — old and new — where you can spend a certain weekend in May.
Say Goodbye to Daily Hotel Room Cleaning
The pandemic put a pause on many hotels’ guaranteed once-a-day cleanings. Now many of them are making the change permanent, even saying guests prefer it.
George Town, Malaysia: A Jewel Box Packed With Color and Spice
George Town, a colonial port on the island of Penang, dazzles visitors with its winding alleys, pastel-painted storefronts, sumptuously restored hotels and mouthwatering food.
Hotels Can Be an Environment for Crime Against Women. What’s Being Done About It?
With their closed doors and transient nature, hotels can provide an environment for crimes like sex trafficking. An incident in the middle of the night prompts a writer to ask what is being done to prevent them.
Longing for Spring? A New Batch of Hotels Will Help You Celebrate It.
Cherry blossoms in Tokyo, wildflowers in the Hudson Valley, breezy rooftop views in Paris: Here’s where to check in for a spring getaway.
Help! I Canceled My Rental Because of a Wildfire. My Contract Says No Refund. Is That Fair?
A reader has been offered a credit she is finding hard to use. Who should bear the financial burden in a case of force majeure? Our columnist weighs the competing claims.
Jamaica Beyond All-Inclusive Resorts
A writer explores the island beyond its popular all-inclusive resorts, seeking out guesthouses owned by locals, and experiences beyond the beaches. She finds mountain views, cascading waterfalls and a sense of place.