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luxury skip-generation vacation

the best places for a luxury skip-generation vacation

Some call it a “skip-gen” vacation: when grandparents take a leisure trip with their grand kids without their parents along for the ride. Others call it “The Grand Trip.” The cheekiest moniker we found is “Gramping.” Whatever you call it, it’s becoming more and more popular. So where are the best places for a luxury skip-generation vacation? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has got answers.

Best luxury host and hostess gifts

the luxury gift guide: the best host and hostess gifts

You’ve hit the jackpot: an invitation to stay at a friend’s or family member’s vacation home. Beautiful location, time with loved ones, and no need to tip the bellman or settle up an enormous bill when it’s time to depart. What could be better? The only thing between you and the perfect vacation is choosing a gift for your gracious host or hostess. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy shares our luxury gift guide for the best host and hostess gifts out there right now.

Black Culture Guide to Martha's Vineyard

The Black Culture Guide to the Best of Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard is well-known as the summer home of the black elite. But really, it’s the summer of home of black heritage, black excellence, and black friends and family. If you’re planning to visit Martha’s Vineyard this summer, what are the best places to see, stay, and dine on the island? Especially if you’re seeking the iconic black experience on Martha’s Vineyard that African-American families have had since the late 1890’s? We went straight to the expert, Lawrence Otis Graham, who has been summering on Martha’s Vineyard since childhood. Here’s his black culture guide to Martha’s Vineyard.

Best luxury bespoke gifts

The Luxury Gift Guide: Unique Bespoke and Tailor-made

Looking for a knockout gift? Why not bestow a luxury customized gift precisely tailored to the personality, experiences and aesthetic of your recipient? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has developed a luxury gift guide of unique, bespoke, and tailor-made presents. You’ll have the fun of knowing that no one else in the world has exactly the same item as your gift recipient. And they’ll know it, too. That’s some serious luxury. But you have to plan ahead if you decide to go for it.