Archive for June, 2008
Want a check-up with your turn-down service? The next time you have to see a doctor, do it in style with something called a wellness hotel, or a “healthtel.”
For many travelers—business and otherwise—being able to connect to the Internet on the road has become more important than ever. With more of us relying on connectivity for communication and entertainment, wouldn’t it be great if we were able to connect anytime, anywhere with our notebooks? Wi-Fi looked like it might offer us this capability. [...]
We’ve all heard about some of the great museums of the world, from the Louvre in Paris to the Museum of Natural History in New York, the cutting-edge museums of science and others. But this summer, Peter Greenberg shares his candidates for some of the wackiest museums in America — museums that celebrate everything from [...]
First it was low-cost airlines, and then it was budget bus services like Peter Pan and the Chinatown bus. But now, if you have even just $1 in your pocket, it’s time to get on the bus.
More and more hotels now have spas, but beyond massages and a few scented oils, most hotels don’t put much more effort into them than they do their gyms. But some spas, using local materials from mud to plants, offer experiences that you’d be hard-pressed to find anywhere else. Included are South Africa’s Pezula Resort, [...]
Whether you’re headed to China for the Olympics or beyond, one thing is for sure … “authentic” Chinese food is a world away from the stuff you probably get at the corner restaurant. In China, there is no such thing as chop suey. This is the real deal …
If you miss the fun of summer camp, why not head off to sleep-away camps that are designed especially for adults?