The period between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day is the time when the majority of wedding proposals occur. If you or a loved one are now planning a wedding, one question you may have is whether or not you should hire a wedding planner. And if you decide to do so, who are the best ones? our ace correspondent Jillian Tangen has done the work, and she has answers on how to find the best luxury wedding planners in the world – including in NYC, LA and London – and a list of questions to ask before booking one.
Saint Patrick’s Day is a joyful time, and it can also be a perfect time to take a mini-vacation. But where to go? The top trips have some historic or thematic tie to the holiday, and a luxurious hotel to stay in, and at least one fantastic party, or parade, or wild bacchanalia. Good food and drink are preferred, but not required. If money is no object, and you can get away for a few days, here’s our surprising list of the 10 best trips to the top places in the world for a vacation to celebrate Irish heritage and Saint Patrick’s Day this year.
Whether you’re planning a journey to celebrate National Poetry Month in April, or just a book worm who also loves traveling the world, you may (as we often do) find yourself in search of a luxury literary boutique hotel with a bibliophile’s sensibilities. Which made us wonder: what are the best luxury hotels in the world for book lovers? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the world’s best luxury literary hotels with a library and a focus on books, reading and story-telling as their sine qua non. Intrigued? Read on.
In the depths of winter, sometimes the spirit needs a reminder of the glories of spring. Surely that’s why so many of the best luxury orchid shows in the world happen in February and early March. For those who love gardens and are becoming deeply weary of cold and snow, here’s our list of the best orchid shows in the world, with their dates and themes for 2022 – including the famous New York Botanical Garden show and the one in Kew Garden London. Plus some fun facts about orchids to make your visit even more enjoyable. Even if you only travel to these in your mind, we hope it’ll leave you feeling restored.
A friend of ours is expecting her first baby. And in the flurry of preparations for the Big Event, we began to wonder: what are the best and most luxurious maternity wards in the world? If money is no object, how can you welcome your little princess or prince into the family? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up the 10 best and fanciest luxury maternity wards in the world, used for giving birth by celebrities, royalty and the global elite.