Chichen Itza, on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, is dominated by gray limestone that was cut by hand and moved without any wheels. It was the last major city developed by the Mayans and was certainly one of Mexico's grandest cities for nine centuries. Story »
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The hotel's elegant lobby and bar. Note the large picture glass windows through which you can see riding lessons and the Lipizzaners’ training sessions.
Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt is built of wood, marble, brick, stone — and family ties that are just as strong. Set on 30 acres with the Wilder Kaiser mountains as a dramatic backdrop, it offers style without extravagance, sophistication without pretentiousness, attentive service without intrusiveness. It is the epitome of Austrian hospitality. Story »
Robert Loera is crazy about kites. The owner of three Maui Toy Works stores is a kite master who has won national championships and attended kite festivals across the globe, including in China, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and New Zealand. Story »
NEW YORK TIMES
The Bjork retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, which opened March 8, chronicles the artist’s career through sound, film, videos, instruments, objects and costumes and includes the infamous swan dress she wore to the 2001 Oscars.
Spring doesn't just bring May flowers; it brings blockbuster shows at museums throughout the Northeast, and this year is no exception. Art institutions in New York, Boston and Philadelphia are gearing up for major exhibits. Story »
Lots of changes are taking place at Westgate Las Vegas, formerly the Las Vegas Hilton and LVH. A marble walkway running through the casino is being put down, and a new bar has opened near the entrance. Story »
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Orange palm trees in the window and sea turtles on the logo? Eric Kanja and his wife, Mildred Lum Kanja, had to stop for a photo in front of ALOHA Kitchen Honu Honu Restaurant in Sasebo, Japan. The Honolulu couple were on a Cherry Blossoms Kyushu Spring Break Tour in March.
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