ARRIVE Memphis Merges Southern Warmth and Industrial Style

Locals and visitors converge in this design-forward yet unpretentious Tennessee hotel

There’s a number of buzzy, luxury hotels in Memphis, Tennessee—from glamorous art-deco to ultra-modern properties—but none have incorporated themselves into the local framework quite like ARRIVE Memphis. Opened in 2019 and owned by Palisociety since 2020, the boutique destination is located in the heart of Downtown, right across from the National Civil Rights Museum. It blends vintage pieces and industrial style to craft an overall …

The Tranquil, Japanese-Inspired Shou Sugi Ban House

This serene retreat provides an experience unlike most others in the Hamptons

Many hotels in the Hamptons are all about the high-end beach life, with bright white oceanfront rooms and seafood restaurants and toes-in-the-sand bars. But Shou Sugi Ban House—a destination spa and wellness retreat in Southampton that recently expanded to include the Shou Sugi Ban Inn and Shou Sugi Ban Residences—offers a different kind of vibe. Set on five acres of land with more than 250 …

Word of Mouth: Charlotte, North Carolina

Cultural gems across the southeastern city

Charlotte is not the state of North Carolina’s capital, but you’d be forgiven for thinking it was. Known as the Queen City (for Queen Charlotte, who it was named after), the southeastern hub’s skyline rises with ever-taller towers each year—a transformation aligned with an explosive growth in population. Real gems worthy of the buzz around Charlotte, however, are far lower to the ground, tucked into …