Insider Itinerary is an occasional series that shines a light on the best places to see, stay, and dine in some of the hottest travel destinations worldwide. Our far-flung correspondents are sharing their inside tips on how to best experience their chosen destinations, especially if you’re visiting for the first time. Consider it your local luxury GPS. You’re welcome! In this edition, our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy shares her luxury insider tips on the best first trip to Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The already highly-caffeinated denizens of New York City have lately entered a Golden Age of Coffee. New roasters and artisanal brands have taken over the city (some of the best coffee in Manhattan is at the new Hudson Yards). Some coffee purveyors have erected enormous temples to a cup of Joe (yep, we’re looking at you, Starbucks). Others feel almost like science labs. Which ones are worth the trip? Our intrepid correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has rounded up the best places for a cup of coffee in New York City right now.
Ok, kids, it’s time. Yes, time to start shopping and planning for Mother’s Day this year. But what to give Mom, your Grandmom, your Mother-in-law, your Godmother, or that special person who has been like a mother to you? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has come up with a variety of gift ideas and options for Mother’s Day – from micro-luxuries to grand gestures, we’ve got the ultimate gift guide for Mom. These are the best luxury gifts for Mother’s Day this year.
We’re eating our way through Hudson Yards, dear reader (it’s very rigorous work, but someone has to do it!) Our latest stop was Queensyard. And we’re giving it two thumbs up. Here’s our review of Queensyard, one of the many new restaurants to open in New York City at the new Hudson Yards.
The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Food and Drink Calendar highlights April 2019 food and wine festivals, craft beer festivals, new cookbooks, and wine auctions. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here.