Word of Mouth: Marrakech

The most-visited city in Morocco has reopened and is as vibrant as ever

Except for a brief two-month period last year, Morocco‘s borders were closed from February 2020 until February 2022. We arrived in Marrakech—the country’s fourth largest and most-visited city—just three days after the country reopened to travelers, and found a place with few tourists, but awash with parties, exhibitions and a visceral vibrancy. The art scene here is in full bloom—as the local creative community used …

Word of Mouth: Windham, New York

A Scandinavian influenced hotel, New York's tallest waterfall and others stops make this town more than a ski destination

Nestled in the Catskill Mountains two-and-a-half hours outside of NYC lies Windham, a quaint town where, as the locals have it, the legend of Washington Irving’s Rip Van Winkle is said to have taken place. With 285 acres spanning 54 ski trails and six terrain parks, Windham’s allure often stems from its winter sports offerings, but the scenic destination rewards those looking for outdoor adventures …

Word of Mouth: Moab, Utah

Exploring the desert gateway to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks

Set beside the staggering beauty of two beloved National Parks—Canyonlands and Arches—Moab, Utah embraces guests interested in outdoor exploration. Whether it’s for mountain biking, hiking or canyoneering, or even guided tours from the safety of a four-wheel drive vehicle, the small desert town (with a very big reputation) not only offers access to natural wonders, but also acts as a respite complete with restaurants, hotels, …