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Forest Bathing Spas: Where to Stay to Experience the Wellness Trend

Green-space walking. Ecotherapy. Forest medicine. New-age-y as these terms may sound, they are all based on a simple concept: that getting out in nature is really, really good for you. Forest bathing — a fancy phrase for walking through the woods — is based on the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, which translates to “taking in…

10 Delightful Towns in England to Visit

If you’re traveling to England for the first time, undoubtedly London is the first stop on your trip. But once you’ve seen Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey, it’s time to leave the metropolis for a different setting. The country is overflowing with quaint, historic towns that feature medieval architecture, charming shops, and pretty beaches. Take…

10 Best Western Properties Around the World That Are Great (Seriously)

Quirky guest rooms and artsy interiors are rampant in boutique hotels, but we’ve also noticed chain properties — even known budget-friendly ones — investing in chic decor to lure design-minded travelers. One hotel brand that has pleasantly surprised us is Best Western, which operates over 4,000 hotels across the world. Within the brand’s three levels…

Home Away from Home: Europe’s 10 Best Family-Run Hotels and Inns

Sometimes it feels like the family-run inns of yesteryear are all but extinct now; larger brands run the hospitality show these days, and even some historic bed-and-breakfasts that have maintained their quaint vibe are nonetheless owned by hotel chains now, meaning no more pleasant interactions with husband-and-wife duos or generations of owners. But “all but…

The World’s 12 Best Destinations for a Fall Vacation

Photo: Kimberly Vardeman While you lounge poolside or on the sand with cocktail in hand, you may be dreading the (fast-approaching) days of cooler temperatures and decreasing sunlight hours. But there are so many wonderful things to love about fall; after all, it’s really winter — like the insufferably long months of January through March…