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Travelling back in time: the South Island to ourselves

A silver lining: COVID-19 has made driving through Aotearoa New Zealand pleasurable and easy, as Kip Brook embarks on a tour toward the Otago region
Photographed by the author

 


Delectable Boston

When Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, get back on track after COVID-19, Lola Cristall has her choices on where you can dine out

 


New York’s sophisticated spots

Some of New York’s prime culinary destinations await customers’ return as the state sees its COVID-19 infections drop after weeks of lockdown. Lola Cristall has the low-down on numerous favourites

 


Oyster’s your world—to dating

Lawyer and entrepreneur Anishka Prasad has created an ingenious hybrid dating–dining app, Oyster Dates, serving, for starters, the city of London. Jack Yan speaks with her

 


Country cool

Elyse Glickman reports that there is more to Tennessee than Nashville and Memphis, which resonates with its rich musical legacies. The state also boasts the I-40 (the Music Highway), a variety of museums, lush green spaces and an eclectic assortment of restaurants serving everything from barbecue and comfort food to contemporary bistro, ethnic, and vegan fare
Photographed by the author

 


Capital fare

Lola Cristall has been checking out luxury hotels on the US’s east coast, in Maryland and Washington, DC
Photographed by Cris Molina, Ron Blunt and Larry Lamsa

 


The next best thing

To those with the travel bug finding themselves at home, don’t fret: there are virtual museum tours, and more, to explore
Main photograph by Anna Shvets

 


Land of the Giants

Shedding its haunted past, Guyana blooms as the next rainforest destination. George Rush explores the country
Photographed by Eamon Rush
From issue 41 of
Lucire

 


Chain reaction

Through the course of a year, Stanley Moss came across Accor’s Pullman chain five times in three countries. He discovers that in each city—New Delhi, Marseille, Auckland and Paris—Pullman was united by high standards
Photographed by Paula Sweet

 


An Olympic guide to Tokyo

During this summer’s Olympic or Paralympic Games in Tokyo, competition will be fierce not just for event tickets, but also hotel rooms, airline tickets and other things you may take for granted. With careful planning and an open mind, Elyse Glickman reports that taking that leap of faith and heading to Japan this year will give you the best of many worlds—and not just those represented by the athletes competing in the Games in Tokyo
Photographed by the author and courtesy the hotels

 


California’s hotel hotspots

Lola Cristall has been sampling properties out in southern California, and returns with her selection of the area’s most chic

 


Balinese choices, part 2

Stanley Moss heads to Bali for seven weeks, and immerses himself into the local culture. In part two of our series, he looks at five must-stay properties
Photographed by Paula Sweet

 


Sail away

Jody Miller discovers how World of Hyatt and Lindblad Expeditions are making it easier to unearth your inner explorer
Photographed by the author

 


In the shadow of the Remarkables

Offering stunning views of Lake Wakatipu, the Rees Hotel gives five-star luxury for those wanting both short- and long-term stays near Queenstown, writes Stanley Moss
Photographed by Paula Sweet

 


LA life, in small bites

Elyse Glickman, Derek J. Poirier and Jody Miller confirm less is more when it comes to staging a good food festival. Over the US Labor Day holiday, they combed through the delicious, the debatable, and the surprising, during the LA Times’ 10th annual Taste, at Paramount Pictures’ hallowed backlot

 


The gold standard

Eichardt’s Private Hotel impresses Stanley Moss as a prestigious and well appointed place to stay in the heart of Queenstown, New Zealand’s downtown
Photographed by Paula Sweet

 


Balinese choices, part 1

Stanley Moss heads to Bali for seven weeks, and immerses himself into the local culture. This is the first in a series, beginning with a guide to Bali itself
Photographed by the author and Paula Sweet

From issue 40 of Lucire

 


Colourful Curaçao

Leyla Messian explores the rich, multicultural heritage of Curaçao
Photographed by the author and by Elyse Glickman

 


Letter from New York City, August 2019

Travel editor Stanley Moss heads back to New York City, where he lived for a generation, and finds an exceptional place to stay that’s the antithesis of the frenetic hustle that the Big Apple represents
Photographed by Paula Sweet

 


Finding every landscape

Some tourists might choose New Zealand to get away from it all, but New Zealanders go one step further, to Rēkohu in the Chatham Islands, explains Jack Yan
Photographed by Simon Watts and the author

 


Some tangled vines in Georgia

George Rush weathers Georgian hospitality and stumbles into intrigue as he mixes with everyone from a Nobel-nominated poet to Trump-haunted plutocrats
Photographed by the author

 


More choice in Bali

Stanley Moss adds the Ritz–Carlton Nusa Dua to his list of recommended hotels in Bali
Photographed by Paula Sweet

 

 

Lucire 2019 | The global fashion magazineBeyond the everyday
Travel editor Stanley Moss meets Xavier Bentès, the creator of My Boutique Hotel, which offers travellers a more personalized, curated experience on choosing stylish accommodation around the world
Photographed by Paula Sweet

 


Take a walk on the wild side

Jody Miller heads for the hills and discovers Ruidoso, New Mexico’s irresistible allure
Photographed by the author

 


Errands for the soul

Stanley Moss heads back to Varanasi, then to Amritsar and Dharamshala, where they were granted an audience with HH the Dalai Lama
Photographed by the author; audience photographs by the office of HHDL

 


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