THE FAIRMONT COPLEY PLAZA BOSTON:A CONSERVATIVE EXTERIOR WITH A HEART FULL OF SECRETS
To be a Bostonian is as identifiable as being a New Yorker for the very fact that they are a study in opposites. For every NYC native that loudly proclaims their individuality, there is a Bostonian who blends in with the crowd. For every Manhattanite who walks the sidewalks as if they were catwalks, there is a Brahmin whose prep is only surpassed by their modesty.
PARADISE FOUND: THE BEST OF MAUI
If you’ve dreamed of doing yoga at a secluded tropical retreat, exploring secret caves, strolling a black sand beach or eating gourmet Ahi popsicles while watching films with celebs under celestial skies, Maui has it all and then some.
Known as “The Valley Isle,” Maui is the second largest of the Hawaiian islands and appeals to everyone from 60s-era hippie seekers, with its enchanting healing energy, to modern-day tech millionaires, with its stunning architectural hideaways. Whether you’re planning a visit for the first time or Maui is your annual go-to paradise, here are our pick of the best island experiences.
THE REASON FRANK SINATRA ALWAYS STAYED IN ROOM 262 AT THE FAIRMONT SAN FRANCISCO
True confession: I’ve lived in the Bay Area for over a decade without ever visiting the Fairmont Hotel San Francisco. Sure, I’d driven past the landmark building at the top of Nob Hill. And my husband, a San Francisco native, once told me about getting his heart broken in high school by a girl he’d taken to see the view from the famous Crown Room at the top of the hotel’s 1961 addition. But this tale of unrequited puppy love was the only story I’d ever heard. Little did I know how many tales this glorious Fairmont San Francisco hotel has to tell.
A MILLION STORIES.
Rich in history and culture, Toronto is home to numerous historic buildings mixed in elegantly with its modernly-designed, newer architecture. Not only is it the largest city in Canada, but Toronto has also been recognized as being one of the most diverse cities in the world. With such an eclectic blend of different cultures and history, there’s plenty of intriguing things to explore and historic landmarks to seek out.