Monday, November 10, 2008
Chic and stylish are all well and good. But what we really want in a hotel is that unique mix of warmth and personality. In other words, we want it to be totally charming. Here are our picks and a slide show
of hotels from Argentina to Vietnam.
- What's your hotel find under $150 a night? Tell us why you loved your stay by posting a comment (you'll have to register once for the site, but it's easy). We'll be featuring your best hotel picks in an upcoming issue.
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
For single people, long airport waits can lead to romantic encounters. Certainly Chicago O'Hare offers plenty of opportunities for singles to bond over shared trouble; last winter, it led the nation's airports in flight delays. But you also need to judge an airport by its number of inviting venues. Which airport, here or abroad, has the most potential?
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LAIDBACK AND OFFBEAT
Follow the surfboard-toting crowd, and wherever you land, you'll find a great vibe. Not to mention plenty of sun, sand, and good eats. Surfer Kimball Taylor takes you on a guided tour—with a slide show
of these chill towns.
THE REAL DEALS
Seven nights in a furnished apartment in Quebec City's Lower Town—with narrow, winding streets and buildings dating back to the 17th century—plus an orientation and a three-day museum/two-day bus pass for $889.
why it's a deal
Round-trip airfare, local flights and ground transportation, some meals, and six nights at a stylish hotel in Cape Town and at a safari lodge by Kruger National Park, plus game drives and wine tastings, from $1,999.
why it's a deal
Because no one knows a city like the people who call it home, we turned to three women with impeccable taste for advice on where they
take friends who are visiting from out of town.
ONLINE TRIP COACH
Stephen Keeling, author of the first edition of Rough Guide to Puerto Rico
, answers your questions about the island on Tuesday, November 11,
at noon (ET).
Submit a question now
MOST POPULAR REAL DEALS
- Fall-Foliage Deals, From $100
- Croatia & Slovenia, Air/9 Nights, $1,399
- Moorea, French Polynesia, From $1,455
- Ski Deals, With Lodging, From $125
- Hawaii Air/Hotel Packages, From $470