City Guide: Mexico City

Steeped in ancient Mesoamerican history, this Latin American metropolis is a modern playground for international globetrotters

Topping several must-visit destination lists, Mexico City is clearly having a moment. But it would be remiss to think it’s purely a new crop of stylish outposts that is making this an alluring travel destination or the latest low-cost hipster haven. From the pottery- and pyramid-making Mayans who settled in the area in 250 AD, to the Aztec warriors who founded the city in 1325 …

The BnA Hotel, Tokyo

The unique project merges art with hospitality beyond the guest room to support local artists

Finding a unique and affordable hotel in Tokyo can be challenging, largely due to the premium placed on space in the city. This premium has also influenced the suppression of art galleries, as locals have little space to display art in their homes and galleries require a lot of space to show work—a combination that makes selling art a difficult job. The Bed & Art …

Anantara Hotel, Chiang Mai

Colonial charm and 100 years of history at this picturesque retreat in the heart of Thailand's northern city

Though it’s often referred to as Bangkok’s laid-back cousin, Chiang Mai bubbles with the same electric energy as the Thai capital. It’s become a bucket-list destination for thrill-seekers across the globe, where al fresco tuk-tuk rides, sizzling snacks from carts, and endless aisles of night markets provide round-the-clock stimulation. But for vacationers looking for a more peaceful stay, there’s no need to retreat into the …