Palm Springs’ Oldest Functioning Hotel Casa Cody Reimagined

The historic property's refurbishment thoughtfully blends the past with the present

From the Frey House to the historic Tennis Club and the E Stewart Williams building that houses the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, there are countless examples of sublime modernist design in Palm Springs. But before any of these mid-century gems were built, the desert city had already become a popular destination. The oldest functioning hotel in Palm Springs, Casa Cody, was …

Greece’s Euphoria Retreat Offers Holistic Healing in Mystras

A sublime spa experience in the hills of the Peloponnese peninsula

Designed around an 1830s mansion located at the base of an energy forest on the edge of Mystras, Euphoria Retreat is located in one of Greece’s lesser-known areas, at the gateway to the Peloponnese peninsula. About a 2.5-hour drive from Athens airport, the fortified medieval city (which is also a UNESCO World Heritage area) sprawls along the slope of Mount Taygetos and overlooks a valley …

Drinking and Dining at the Enticing Venues within LA’s Thompson Hollywood Hotel

Three restaurants and two bars range from a Côte d'Azur-inspired rooftop eatery to a sprawling lobby lounge

Opened in August 2021, Thompson Hollywood hotel comprises 190 guest rooms, 16 suites (one of which we stayed in during Frieze Los Angeles), an open rooftop with a picturesque pool, and five distinct food and beverage outlets—all within a new 11-story, glass-and-steel building. London-based interior architecture studio Tara Bernerd & Partners designed the elegant midcentury-inspired rooms and bright, welcoming lobby, weaving comfort into sophistication and style. No detail was left …