The most wonderful time of year is upon us. And you know what that means: it’s time to decorate your tree! But first, you have to pick one. And if you’re focusing on an environmentally sustainable holiday celebration this year, one way to contribute to the health of the planet is by going to a “cut your Christmas tree” farm. Preferably one where you can return your tree after the holiday for composting. If you’re in on this as a great holiday adventure, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 12 best Christmas tree farms to cut your own tree this holiday season.
What’s so magical about Deer Valley, Utah? The readers of Conde Nast Traveler just named it the best ski resort in North America for 2020. But is the hype actually true? In a word: Yep. It’s hella good skiing and also wonderful for apres-ski. In this edition of Insider Itinerary, our correspondent Jillian Tangen shares her luxury insider tips on the best first family ski trip to Deer Valley, Utah, including where to stay, eat, ski and what to do with kids while you’re there.
It’s time to hang the holiday stockings! We’ve shared our thoughts on the best luxury stocking stuffers this year. Now we’re sharing some over-the-top picks for the best stockings to hang. We’re sharing our curated a list of the best luxury stockings for any home décor this holiday season, from traditional to modern, personalized options, and more.
Puzzle season is here! Longer nights, holiday weekends, and the imperative to reduce screen time all conspire to make this time of year the perfect moment for a jigsaw puzzle or two. Earlier in the year there was a shortage of them, thanks to the Great Lockdown. The good news is that right now there are some gorgeous jigsaw puzzles on offer – but don’t wait too long to snag yours. Our ace correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated our guide on what to give to the puzzle lover on your list, with the best most beautiful luxury jigsaw puzzles to gift this holiday season, some with a Christmas, snow or winter theme.
With COVID-19 sadly resurging just as the holidays arrive, what are the best ways to gather outdoors for winter holiday parties and meals with proper social distancing? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up everything we need to know about how to host a luxury holiday meal or party outdoors, and what to do to entertain safely at home with social distancing in cold weather this winter. ‘Cause if they can do it in the Alps, why not do the same in your own backyard?