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Fairmont's Canadian Castle on the Cliff
The Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, a massive Norman-style, 405-room hotel overlooking the St. Lawrence River is overwhelming when you first approach it. The three-hour drive east of Quebec City over a ...
An Adults-Only Monastery Hotel Where Celibacy is Encouraged
Eremito Hotel (hermit in Italian), has only twin beds within its 14 rooms and is described as luxury for the solo travelers. The hotel was designed to look just the original Umbrian monasteries ...
La Dolce Vita at The Baglioni Hotel Regina
Before you even get settled into the five-star Baglioni Hotel Regina in Rome, one of the property’s butlers will request to unpack your bags for you. It’s this kind of service ...
Prince Charles, Henry Kissinger & Ingrid Bergman Have All Stayed at this Roman Hotel
When you enter the Hassler Hotel in Rome, the old-world European elegance of a grand structure built in 1893 is still apparent. It’s easy to see why notable guests such as Prince F&...
This Canadian Resort Can Only be Reached by Air or Sea & Was Once a Logging Camp
After a helicopter ride north from Vancouver, about 45 minutes of over the Discovery Islands, a dozen of us set down at the Sonora Resort on a recent trip. This is the only way it can be ...
BVI's Peter Island Resort is Filled with Swashbuckling History, Secluded Spaces & Exquisite Villas
Although Peter Island Resort & Spa is set on 1,800 acre of land, staying at the hotel still makes you feel like you you’re on your own private getaway. We recently stayed at the resort, and ...
Scrub Island Resort & Marina is Almost Like Staying On Your Own Private Isle
“Scrub” is an awfully low-end sounding name for such a beautiful island. Named by British sailors who were ordered to clean the hulls of their ships upon arrival, the isle became ...
The 2,400-Sq.-Ft. Penthouses at Steamboat Grand Hotel Are What Luxury Ski Vacations Are All About
Steamboat Springs, Colorado is known having the most Olympic athlete residents (80, to be exact) living in it than any other US state. As a ski town, there are also plenty of rustic cabins, condos and...
Aquamare's Heavenly Villas Are Sprawling Virgin Gorda Residences That Might Leave You Speechless
“What is the first word that people utter when they step inside this villa?” we asked our host William Matthews at Aquamare in Virgin Gorda. We were standing in the Great Room of what was ...
About Julie Hatfield
Julie Hatfield, former Boston Globe fashion editor and society editor, is now freelance travel writer for the Boston Globe, Hemispheres Magazine of United Airlines, USA Today Food & Wine, Denver Post, numerous newspapers around the country including the (San Francisco) Bay Area News Group, national travel magazines and travel websites such as visualtraveltours.com and LiteraryTraveler. She is the mother of singer/songwriter Juliana Hatfield.