July 2019 Hideaway Report

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Chocolate, Nutmeg and Rum: Artisanal Food & Drink Tours in Grenada

We visited two chocolate makers, a nutmeg cooperative and one of the island's rum distilleries. It's possible to visit these producers in a single excursion.

Gardens and Waterfalls of Grenada

Visitors to Grenada will want to see its natural beauty, whether in the picturesque waterfalls of its interior or the profusion of color in its estate gardens.

Departing Grenada in Style

The more air travel becomes like mass transit, the more I seek out any way to make the experience more pleasant. The IAM Jet Centre was the answer in Grenada.

Soaking Up the Sun at Grenada's Blissful Beach Resorts

Grenada has everything you'd want in a Caribbean island: palm-fringed beaches, emerald mountains, friendly people. Our writer found two blissful resorts there.

Grenada’s Ancient Rock Art

Grenada's rock art may not be well-protected or well-maintained, but it's still worth a visit. Here are five sites where you can see ancient petroglyphs.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Grenada

Boasting palm-fringed beaches, emerald mountains and a colorful capital, the island nation of Grenada is open for business. Here are two hotels we found there.

Snorkeling in Grenada From a Private Sailboat

Sailing in the Caribbean -- slipping through sapphire water along emerald coastlines, rum punch in hand -- is one of the world's great pleasures.

Serene Retreats in Portugal's Countryside

A hotel revolution is taking place in Portugal's countryside. We visited three luxury properties there, in the Douro Valley, the Alentejo and Comporta.

Intimate Hotel Options in Lisbon

On a recent spring visit to Lisbon, we checked out a few intimate hotels, each promising historical resonance, contemporary flair and five-star accommodations.

Restaurant Finds in Lisbon

Portuguese cuisine is hearty, honest and delicious. On a recent trip to Lisbon, we had a number of dining experiences worth sharing. Here are six.

Favorite Shops in Lisbon

The greatest pleasure of shopping in Lisbon is that the big brands haven't taken over the retail scene, allowing independent local talent to shine.

Five Architectural Landmarks in Porto

Portugal's second city is famed for its well-preserved medieval core, baroque churches and graceful bridges, but it's also a hub of contemporary architecture.

Dining Discoveries in Porto

Porto’s fine-dining scene lacks the kaleidoscope of options you’ll find in Lisbon, but it's catching up. Here are a few places we enjoyed during a recent visit.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Portugal

On a recent visit, we scoped out intimate hotel options in Lisbon and traveled to the countryside to investigate new properties there.

9 Great Restaurants in New Orleans

The breadth and vibrancy of dining options in New Orleans have expanded in recent years. Here are 9 of our favorite restaurants in the Crescent City.

Indelible Memory: Just the Facts, Ma’am

Occasionally something happens on a trip that comes as a complete surprise — even to a seasoned traveler. That was the case for our editor in New Orleans.

The Hidden Mardi Gras Museums of New Orleans

Only select locals get to experience the secret side of Mardi Gras. These off-the-radar museums let you in on the magic and the mystery of that world.

New Hotels in New Orleans

Hip new hotels, bars and restaurants are making New Orleans more exciting than ever. Here are three new hotels we visited during our recent stay.

New Orleans Hotel Update

On our recent visit to New Orleans, we returned to the properties that we’ve recommended for many years: Windsor Court Hotel and Soniat House.