Escape + Opulence at Greece’s Katikies Hotels

Laidback but luxe, these destinations add another layer of magic to an already otherworldly island

Around four thousand years old, the Greek language consists of five million words. Derived from the Turkish “merak,” the word “meraki” in Greek translates to the passion, devotion and soul that’s applied to a task. Through their five spectacular hotels on Santorini and two on Mykonos, Katikies embodies that concept when it comes to design, hospitality and creating an extraordinary sense of escape. From the …

Black Tomato’s Family Travel Adventures Inspired by Children’s Stories

From Call of the Wild to Alice in Wonderland, meaningful experiences drawn from adored tales

Many of us have dreamed of stepping into a book and living among the world painted in its pages. This sentiment informs a new program, “Take Me on a Story,” from the luxury, experiential travel organization Black Tomato. With the choice of five immersive itineraries designed for the whole family, the program looks to children’s classics to plot adventures around the planet. Destinations range from …

Japan’s Luxurious Floating Ryokan, guntû

A stunning 19-room inn on a yacht that silently roams calm waters

guntû is a love letter to Onomichi and the sea—a passion project created by three childhood friends to celebrate the beauty, craft and flavors of their hometown. Together the shipbuilder, creative director and mayor created Japan’s first design-forward floating hotel that’s part ryokan and part luxury yacht. Unlike any accommodation in the world, the 19-room inn offers up to 38 guests a truly unique experience …