The height of cool

In a Japanese mountain town laden with more than 11 metres of snow every year, travel editor Kate Allman finds the coolest place to stay.

Breathe easy

Alaska’s fjords, forests and pristine oceans offer superb wildlife viewing.

Tick the Maldives off your bucket list

Is a luxury holiday in the Maldives all it’s cracked up to be?

Pretty in yellow

The Fairmont Le Montreux Palace on Lake Geneva is one of Europe’s top hotels, favoured by an A-list of people in politics and entertainment.

In the shadow of The King

The W Hotel in the heart of America’s federal capital adroitly bridges the gap between being a hip place to hang out and providing the…

Making a splash

England’s Hotel of the Year, The Gainsborough Bath Spa, offers private access to thermal waters.

A luxury escape on the Oregon Coast

Enjoy Oregon’s wild coastline from the comfort of a beachside sanctuary.

Where the wild things are

Safaris don’t get more stylish than South Africa’s Kapama Karula. Ute Junker reports on her wildlife encounters and a stay in a luxury villa. 

Do not disturb

The exclusive Retreat at Tasmania’s Pumphouse Point offers a true feast for the senses.

Instant classic

A new luxury resort near Shanghai was once an ancient village.