With two anticipated properties slated to launch in the next year, and plenty of gems already open, Madrid is experiencing a dynamic hotel and restaurant boom.
The extraordinary country of Georgia offers comfortable hotels and good restaurants, but travelers should expect them to be a little rough around the edges.
While tourists have discovered Georgia's most famous ancient monasteries, their churches are still worth visiting, especially when a choir is singing.
Georgia's Caucasus Mountains offer numerous stupendous hikes. The most famous is up to the 14th-century Gergeti Trinity Church, beneath Mount Kazbek.
The recently renovated Chreli Abano bathhouse may be geared to tourists, but our editor booked a VIP room and had a great experience.
Sometimes a random conversation leads to a serendipitous discovery. In this case, a helpful chambermaid alerted our editor to a great tapas bar nearby.
All the celebrated grand hotels in Paris are located on the Right Bank. But with the reopening of the storied Hotel Lutetia, that monopoly is finally over.
Wine-making began 8,000 years ago in Georgia. To this day, the country has a robust wine scene. Here are five wine bars we loved in Tbilisi.
Madrid's Museum of the Americas is often neglected by visitors. But it shouldn't be. It contains a spectacular collection of pre-Columbian art.
Chinchon is a delightful destination 45 minutes from Madrid. It offers a glimpse of a traditional Spanish town that has not been disrupted by tourism.
Madrid is a cocktail-loving town. From on-tap vermut, sherry and wine to excellent tapas, these five bars range from traditional to hip and modern.
To see another side of Tbilisi, one redolent of romance and melancholy, book the fascinating Rooms Hotel Insider's Guide tour.
Beauty is everywhere in Georgia, whether in the colorful capital of Tbilisi, the mountain-bounded wine country of Kakheti or the awe-inspiring Caucasus.
Georgia also has some 500 indigenous grape varieties and an 8,000-year history of winemaking. Our editor visited six wineries while he was there.
A spate of new restaurants have opened in Madrid and old favorites have been rebooted, making for a lively gastronomic scene in Spain's capital.
On a recent visit to Madrid, our editor discovered two small hotels, one in the Barrio de las Letras neighborhood, the other bustling Chueca district.
A visit to the Old Vine Family Cellar in Kvareli, Georgia, began with a wine tasting and ended with an hourslong feast with the family themselves.
After a 10-year renovation, the long-awaited Heckfield Place opened its doors in September, becoming Britain's newest luxury country house hotel.
Our editor spent two weeks exploring the country of Georgia. He discovered three hotels worth recommending, in Tbilisi, Sighnaghi and Stepantsminda.
Drawing on influences from both Europe and Asia, and enhanced by an exceptional natural-wine tradition, Georgia's capital boasts a unique culinary tradition.
For the September 2018 issue, we traveled to the spectacular country of Georgia and the wonderful city of Madrid. We found five hotels worth recommending.
Boutique hotels are rare in Milan, but the city just gained another with the opening of a stylishly modern concept housed in a neoclassical palazzo.