Japan looks forward to new hotels and resorts set to open throughout the country in 2022.
Set to open Jan. 14, 2022, in Hokkaido, the resort is the latest addition to Hoshino Resort’s KAI collection of ryokans. The property blends local culture and modern comfort. All 42 rooms in the resort will boast views of Lake Poroto within the forests of Hokkaido. The onsen is filled with Shiraoi water, a rare onsen water containing organic minerals from plants. Experience the local Ainu culture with nearby attractions including Upopoy National Ainu Museum and Park.
Located in the Mie Prefecture, the Nordisk Hygge Circles Ugakei is slated to debut in spring 2022. Situated among the local trees and waterfalls, Danish architecture group Third Nature designed the luxury campground. The resort will feature three main areas: a rest area with circular cabins and glamping tents, an area for excursions and workshops, and an area where guests can pitch their own tents.
Roka is a full-scale ryokan in the Kagawa Prefecture. It boasts private, open-air baths in all 11 of its suites. In addition to a luxury ryokan experience, the property features galleries with contemporary art pieces. Roka will be home to a Japanese-style lounge and restaurant with local specialties, including fresh seafood from the Setouchi region. The property is set to open in April 2022.
Looking for a fun road trip? Take to Florida’s A1A, a 300-plus-mile highway following the state’s Atlantic Coast. Where are some of the best spots to stop along this designated Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway? Here are a few ideas:
Thinking about an autumnal adventure or Thanksgiving trip this year? Well, with lively cities, an extravaganza of festivals and the BEST Halloween celebrations around, the island of Ireland is calling! And if you need more reasons to Press the Green Button and go, these might just seal the deal …
This Labor Day, spend the weekend with a long, relaxing trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands. The destination no longer enforces pandemic restrictions or COVID-19 tests and doesn’t require passports for U.S. citizens.
PUBLIC, an Ian Schrager hotel in New York City, recently created a curated gourmet picnic experience for guests to enjoy this summer and early fall. Called chicnics, a cool kid term for chic picnics, guests can bask under the New York sun and soak up these last few weeks of summer before fall arrives.
There’s no better time to plan the vacation you’ve been missing. Step aboard with your better half, your friends or the whole family and reconnect, reunite and rejoice with 25 percent off cruise fares for all guests. We’ll also help everyone get there with 25 percent off airfare from 20 major gateways across the country or $100 savings per person on flights from all other gateways when you book your air travel using Flights by Celebrity.*
This year marks the 100th anniversary of James Joyce’s Ulysses and where better to celebrate the iconic novel and author than in Dublin? If you’d like to enjoy a luxurious, James Joyce-inspired stay in the city, but aren’t sure where to start, The Shelbourne has you covered with its Sauntering with Joyce experience, available through Aug. 31. The experience is an easy way to add a little literary flair to your trip without needing to join a group tour or dedicate an entire trip to just one type of fun.