Travel is one of life's great pleasures. From vacation homes, to boutique hotels, to expertly designed bars and restaurants, these features tailored to the modern jet setter are sure to inspire your next adventure.

Why Home-Swapping Keeps Coming Back Into Style
Why Home-Swapping Keeps Coming Back Into Style
From the days of clunky, printed catalogs, to invite-only websites and exchanging homes via TikTok, the appeal of trading your house for free (even with a stranger) hasn’t died.
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These DIY Kits Are Like Ikea for #VanLife—and They Start at $5K
All you need to hit the road is a van, a little cash, and a screwdriver according to VanLab USA.
Ruth De Jong’s Weekend of Art Installations and Outdoor Adventures in the Berkshires
The production designer behind Jordan Peele’s sci-fi thriller ‘Nope’ shares her favorite spots from her trip to the bucolic Massachusetts region.
Can’t Decide Between a Boat or RV? This $130K Travel Trailer Promises to Do Both
Can’t Decide Between a Boat or RV? This $130K Travel Trailer Promises to Do Both
With sideboards that open to become pontoons, the Caracat is designed to go from land to water and back again.
A 17th-Century Italian Farmstead Is Restored as an Idyllic Vacation Rental
Local firm Valari transforms a rustic masseria into an expansive holiday getaway overlooking the Adriatic Sea.
Unplug Like Patrick Star in One of These Rock-Like Prefab Cabins in Rural Hungary
Design firm Hello Wood wants to generate new interest in the picturesque Balaton Uplands with a series of monolithic structures.
Choose Your Own (Holiday) Adventure: 10 Homes for Countryside Living or an Urban Retreat
From secluded, off-grid cabins, to impressive urban retreats, these ten design-led vacation rentals let you choose whether to get lost in the wilderness or make the most of city...
One Night in Snøhetta’s Remote Hiking Cabin in the Norwegian Wilderness
On an impromptu road trip, my friends and I squeezed in a quick stay at the recently rebuilt Tungestølen cabin complex in western Norway.
A Cozy Cabin in Southern California Conceals a Screening Room Fit for Cinephiles
This newly renovated Airbnb offers L.A.–based nature lovers an escape from the city's oppressive heat and bustle.
Diary of an Accidental Transatlantic Cruiser
Cruise journals are usually penned by obsessives or skeptics.
Why Columbus, Indiana, Should Be Your Next Design Destination
Why Columbus, Indiana, Should Be Your Next Design Destination
Boasting dozens of modernist structures by iconic architects, this midwestern town is sure to be a bucket-list destination for design enthusiasts.
See Accra Through Designer Mimi Plange’s Eyes
From the open air market that’s a must-visit, to the hand-woven baskets that are a must-buy, the fashion designer’s inspiration lies in the history of Ghana.
Ini Archibong’s Pasadena Finds Are as Eclectic and Varied as the City Itself
According to the designer, you must visit a classical Chinese garden and pick up some grill tools for the discerning sneakerhead.
Licheng Ling’s Shanghai Is the Other City That Never Sleeps
The designer shares her favorite Shanghai finds, from sandalwood soap to excellent Italian food.
Junior Sealy’s Bajan Favorites Offer a Taste of the Real Barbados
The fashion designer’s love of Bridgetown comes through in his favorite mahogany bowls, and the best fish fry in town.
Urvi Sharma Finds Inspiration in the Sights and Scents of New Delhi
The Providence-based furniture designer handpicks objects and shops that exemplify home to her.
Five Expat Designers Share the Prized Possessions They Bring Back From a Trip Home
These items, handpicked by these arbiters of taste, provide a personal glimpse into global cultural capitals.
Pauline Chardin’s Week of Bakeries and Beaches in Okinawa, Japan
The French creative director, photographer, and author of the new cookbook, “A Spoonful of Sun,” shares her favorite spots from her trip to the Japanese island in our new series...
10 of Our Favorite Beach Homes You Can Book Right Now on Airbnb
There’s no need to wait when the sun, sand, and sea are calling your name.
Asheville Is an Edgy Mountain Town Meant for Makers—and You Should Visit
One of the best ways to get a sense of the retro-urban city is to visit with the designers and artists who call it home.
How a Landmark Marcel Breuer Building Became a Groundbreaking, Energy-Conscious Hotel
After years left in disrepair, the brutalist Pirelli Building in New Haven, Connecticut, has been converted into a 165-room getaway that claims it will be the country’s first...
11 Tiny Prefab Cabins Pop Up in the Woods of Portugal
Summary harnesses the power of prefabrication to create a set of compact homes on a breathtaking site.
A Design Lover’s Guide to Asheville, North Carolina
Experts in the local design scene reveal the quirky Appalachian city’s most inspiring stops.
For Your Next Getaway, Consider a Prefab Pod in Antarctica’s Lunar-Esque Landscape
Echo is a space-age eco-retreat that will beckon the adventurous and affluent to experience the iciest region on the planet.
Three Magical Tiny Cabins Take Root in a Maine Forest
Bouffard & Bowick draw inspiration from traditional boatbuilders to create a set of rentable retreats in the coastal town of Sedgwick.
A Wood-Fired Floating Sauna Brings the Heat to Vancouver Island’s Chilly Waters
Aux Box’s first floating prefab mixes wellness and wilderness in British Columbia’s Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve.
6 Spectacularly Remote Vacation Rentals
Get away from it all—but still stay connected—at these remarkable retreats around the world.
A South African Home With a Green Roof Opens Completely to the Landscape
Two brothers utilize vernacular building techniques to create the Witklipfontein Eco Lodge on a working farm near Vredefort Dome.
These Tiny Prefab Cabins Can Be Wheeled Into Place to Create Entire Resorts
Moliving’s luxe cabins will complete Hurley House, a lakeside retreat set to open this summer in upstate New York.
A Midcentury-Inspired Retreat Embraces the Landscape on a Tiny Australian Island
Derive Architecture and Design creates a hardwood- and copper-clad getaway that respects its forested site on the remote Lord Howe Island in the Tasman Sea.