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6 Romantic NYC Hotel Bars for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about hearts and chocolate. Or, how about Champagne and cocktails? If you’re going to be celebrating the holiday with your sweetheart in New York City, we highly recommend starting the evening with a toast to love at one of these ultra-romantic…

17 of the Most Romantic Clifftop Hotels in Europe

With additional reporting by Leon Beckenham. There’s something inherently romantic about staying at a hotel dramatically perched at the top of a cliff. But some clifftop hotels dial up the romance factor to a ridiculously high level, offering features like luxe rooms, unforgettable pools, and indulgent spa treatments for two. Oyster’s reporters have scoured Europe…

Gorgeous Private Island Retreats

With additional reporting by Anne Olivia Bauso. Owning a private island is overrated and a lot of work — or so we’ve heard from our many island-owning friends. You have to deal with the astronomical taxes, the development, and the upkeep. It’s a full-time job, really (one that island owners simply pay other people to…

5 Caribbean Hotels That Offer Singles Vacations

Single travelers don’t often get enough love from hotels. Many seem to cater to couples and families with their vacation deals and packages. While this also happens in the Caribbean, there are a number of hotels there that offer vacations that cater specifically to singles. Some of these vacations are discounted packages, while others focus…

5 Places We Think Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Might Honeymoon

Unless you’ve been disconnected from the Internet for the past few weeks, you’re likely aware that Prince Harry has proposed to his American girlfriend, actress Meghan Markle. The two will wed in May 2018, and as a travel website, we can’t help but wonder where the couple will honeymoon. So we’re here to suggest a…

Where to Stay in the Caribbean Based on Your Relationship Status

Destinations in the Caribbean have a lot of things in common — beaches, blue seas, and warm weather. Whether you are single or have been married for 30 years, there’s a place for you among the many paradises of the Caribbean. We hope that you enjoy our list of great places to stay in the…

The Most Romantic Destinations in Mexico

Mexico is many things to many different travelers — spring break destination for college-age kids, ultimate getaway for families with kids, and honeymoon spot for newlyweds. For couples in search of romance, Mexico offers plenty of appeal, from the beautiful secluded beaches and tropical jungles to the luxurious resorts and historic cities. There are many…

Get Your Hands Dirty: 12 Hotels on Working Farms

Additional reporting by Lara Grant Hay! How about a visit to the ‘ole barnyard for your next getaway? Hotels on working farms allow you to leave the fast-paced city life behind — at least for the weekend — and hit the country to hone your farming chops. But don’t worry; the farmtastic resorts that make…

18 Things Every Traveler Should Know Before Visiting Bali

When it comes to exotic tropical islands that one should visit in their lifetime, Bali ranks high. It has towering volcanoes, untouched forests, remote beaches, and an ancient local Hindu culture that’s resisted the onslaught of time. The island’s famously liberal attitudes have also made it something of a go-to destination in Indonesia, a nation…

The 10 Most Romantic Things to Do in NYC

Gritty, congested, and loud — these are all words that accurately describe New York City. And here’s another one: romantic. Yes, it’s one of those eternal contradictions that the Big Apple is both the place that gave us “pizza rat” and “An Affair to Remember.” And despite the city’s grit, countless classic Hollywood movies have…