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Best Paris spa experience: Les Bains de Léa

Experience the lap of luxury and deep relaxation during your trip to Paris with a day at Les Bain de Léa spa in the Golden Triangle.

Hotel Vernet, Paris: luxury design, comfort, and value in an excellent location

Discover the perfect meeting of luxury, comfort, location, and, surprisingly, value, at the 5-star boutique Hotel Vernet. Located on a quiet street near the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysee, the rooms are plush and comfortable, the food is excellent, and the staff is knowledgeable and helpful.

Stay: Palace Hotel, San Francisco

The Palace Hotel in San Francisco is indeed San Francisco’s first luxury hotel, iconic, with gorgeous architectural details. But iconic luxury can come at the sacrifice of comfort. We stayed here and can share the good and the not-so-good about staying here.

Explore downtown San Diego with your kids

A roundup of the best family-friendly activities downtown San Diego has to offer. Balance out the lines and crowds at Sea World, the Zoo, and Legoland with our tried and recommended suggestions, from biking to kite flying.

Do: Bike Along the Anchorage Mudflats

One of the best things to do, should you find yourself in Anchorage, Alaska with a pair of comfortable shoes and a moderate sense of adventure, is to head downtown, rent a bike, and head out on the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail to see forests, wetlands, and maybe a moose or two. Don’t forget to stop for a reindeer sausage on your way back to your hotel.

Biking Coronado Island’s Silver Strand

A day of discovering Coronado’s Silver Strand bike trail: wetlands, wildlife, sailboats, and friendly strangers all around.

Explore downtown San Diego with your kids

Explore downtown San Diego with your kids

A roundup of the best family-friendly activities downtown San Diego has to offer. Balance out the lines and crowds at Sea World, the Zoo, and Legoland with our tried and recommended suggestions, from biking to kite flying.

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Eat: L’Ecluse François 1er, Paris

Eat: L’Ecluse François 1er, Paris

If you have one chance for a quintessential Parisian lunch, head directly to L’Ecluse François 1er in the 8th. Sink into a rich butterscotch leather banquette, sip a glass of wine or l’eau avec gas, order the lunch special of the day, whatever that may be, and listen to Ray Charles playing softly from the hidden speakers and enjoy.

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