Saturday, December 9, 2017

The Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi Got a Major Makeover. Here Is a First Look.

The enduring hotel has a lively history — and now, a more modern style from the designer Adam Tihany. The rooms are larger too.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/09/travel/oberoi-hotel-new-delhi-renovation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Friday, December 8, 2017

Check In: A New York Hotel That’s a Destination for Design

11 Howard in Soho features sculptures and paintings, light-filled rooms and a stylish all-day lounge.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/08/travel/11howard-hotel-new-york.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

13 of Our Favorite Travel Reads From 2017

From a meditation on the Caribbean’s future after the hurricanes to an exploration of the haunted side of Bangkok, here are some of our favorite Travel articles from the past year.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/08/travel/13-of-our-favorite-travel-reads-from-2017.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Getaway: For Some Skiers, It’s Uphill All the Way

More resorts are allowing skinning, the practice of climbing up slopes on skis, an activity that makes the glide back down all the more rewarding.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/08/travel/uphill-skiing.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

trending: Leisure Travel With an Eye on Giving Back

There are increasing opportunities to combine travel and volunteering — and one company is leading the way for budget-friendly options.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/08/travel/vounteer-vacation-project-voluntourism.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Bali’s Rumbling Volcano Leaves Tourist Industry Gasping for Air

Indonesia’s top tourism spot is uncharacteristically quiet as uncertainty over the Mount Agung volcano keeps visitors away.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/07/world/asia/bali-volcano-mount-agung.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Pour: Wines That Resound in Memory

These are not necessarily the 10 best bottles of 2017, but they are the most memorable.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/07/dining/drinks/eric-asimov-favorite-wines.html?partner=rss&emc=rss