Elma Arts Complex and Luxury Hotel, Zichron Ya’akov, Israel

An epic concert hall, art galleries and more in this architectural marvel overlooking the Mediterranean Sea

Zichron Yaakov might not sit at the top of every visitor’s must-see list in Israel. Relatively overshadowed by Holy Land sites and the unbeatable appeal of Tel Aviv, the quaint village—founded in 1882 by Lord Baron Rothschild—is positioned high in northern Israel’s verdant Carmel Region overlooking a glistening swathe of the Mediterranean Sea. Amidst the historical village’s millennium-old sites, boutique wineries, art galleries and Israeli …

The Art and Design of SIXTY SoHo

Exploring the essence of the revitalized boutique hotel

In 2001, Thomas O’Brien laid the design foundation of what was then 60 Thompson Hotel—a stunning boutique destination that managed to be tucked quietly into the heart of NYC’s SoHo neighborhood. Over the last year Jason Pomeranc, a co-owner of 60 Thompson and now a co-owner of its latest iteration SIXTY SoHo, partnered with London-based designer Tara Bernerd (of Tara Bernerd & Partners) for a …

Papua New Guinea’s Nuli Sapi Hotel

Four rustic waterside bungalows make up this remote getaway, where WiFi is traded for wildlife

by Jenny Miller Paradise tends to look a certain way in the mind’s eye: simple, remote and oftentimes surrounded by water. That’s the exact scene at Nuli Sapi, an eco-friendly hotel on Papua New Guinea’s Milne Bay. The property offers just four bungalows, built entirely from natural bush materials and perched on stilts over the water. Each has an attached bathroom with running rainwater, and …