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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.

A Cluster of A-Frames Hugs White Sand Dunes on Australia’s Southwestern Coast
A Cluster of A-Frames Hugs White Sand Dunes on Australia’s Southwestern Coast
Two transplants from Sydney turn an overgrown and outdated holiday resort into a cozy compound that comes complete with fresh baked goods.
By Kathryn M. - 5 days ago
14 Upstate New York Retreats Perfect for Beating the City Heat
From converted barns to modern cabins, each offers a different take on a scenic country escape.
Before & After: A Riverside Cabin in Oregon Gets a Blindingly Bright Renovation
Armed with white primer and an eye for stylish accessories, a Portland-based creative couple revitalize a midcentury retreat on the Wilson River.
Italian Ghost Towns Are Turning Abandoned Buildings Into Alluring Airbnbs
Italian Ghost Towns Are Turning Abandoned Buildings Into Alluring Airbnbs
In a bid to revive rural communities, the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Airbnb are creating dreamy getaways out of historic buildings.
- 16 days ago
A Tiny Cabin in North Carolina Is an Enchanting Mix of Japanese and Scandinavian Style
Inspired by a homesteading commune he documented in Western North Carolina, photographer Mike Belleme builds a minimalist retreat in the woods.
15 Picture-Perfect Airbnbs in Palm Springs Starting at $119 a Night
Whether you’re hiking through palm-lined canyons or cracking open a beer poolside, Palm Springs is an ideal getaway.
A Coastal Retreat in Oregon Stars Tiny Cabins and Upgraded Airstreams
Bay Point Landing offers a mix of cabins, Airstreams, and RV sites on the scenic shores of Coos Bay.
These Dreamy Villas on Santorini Take Inspiration From Traditional Cave Dwellings
Embedded within a dramatic, volcanic landscape, the villas of Vora Santorini feel like minimalist cocoons.
An Adventurous Couple Build an A-Frame Cabin in the Mountains of Quebec
Available on Airbnb, La Cabin Ride & Sleep is a 256-square-foot base camp for mountain biking, hiking, skiing, and more.
Thailand’s Jungle Bubbles Let You Sleep in an Elephant Habitat
In Chiang Rai, Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort gives guests the chance to camp alongside elephants in transparent bubble suites.
An Outdoors-Loving Couple Build a Dreamy Retreat in a Pristine Pacific Northwest Forest
An Outdoors-Loving Couple Build a Dreamy Retreat in a Pristine Pacific Northwest Forest
At Saltwater Farm, a rural retreat on San Juan Island, five cabins surround a home that serves as communal gathering point.
- 2 months ago
16 Ultimate Joshua Tree Airbnbs Starting at $130 a Night
Replenish your spirit in one of these impressive desert retreats.
Athens, Greece
Athens is home to one of history’s most important buildings, the Parthenon, but how does the city fare architecturally today? A spate of modern development, particularly a new...
This Tiny Glass Cabin in Remote Iceland Takes Stargazing to the Next Level
A prefab dwelling overlooking an active volcano features architectural details inspired by Viking culture and Nordic mythology.
This Cowboy-Chic Hostel in Jackson Hole Lets You Bunk for $45 a Night
Designed by Studio Tack, Cache House is an upscale hostel for those who want to tackle the Tetons without paying resort prices.
Detroit’s Siren Hotel Has the Perfect Terrazzo Bathrooms—And They’re Easy to Recreate at Home
These jewel-toned bathrooms are a love letter to the beauty and buzz of Motor City.
The 10 Weirdest Airbnb Listings Let You Sleep in a Shoe, an Elephant, and a Flying Saucer
These far-fetched, ultra-Instagrammable homes are blowing up the short-term rental market—and Airbnb wants more of them.
A Joshua Tree Ranch Tests the Limits of Off-Grid Luxury
For $650 a night, this Airbnb mixes sustainable desert living with hotel-worthy amenities.
This Rentable Midcentury Jewel Glitters in California’s Largest State Park
Entrepreneur Kristen Lewis found her ideal family vacation home in Borrego Springs, a dark-sky community nestled in a 600,000-acre park.
Retail’s Details
Few feelings equal the rush of shopping in the center of the universe with cold hard cash—or credit—burning a hole in the pocket.
Five Boroughs in 48 Hours
When Dwell proposed that I undertake a design writing variant of Supermarket Sweep—visiting five projects in five boroughs in two days—I had a single thought: Why me?
An Australian Cafe Filled With Handcrafted Details Comes to Portland, Oregon
Melbourne’s famous Proud Mary has come stateside, and the space is as thoughtful as its coffee.
Vancouver’s Savio Volpe Is a Playful New Take on the Italian Osteria
Savio Volpe, a glimmering restaurant in a sleepy nook in Vancouver, Canada, is frequented—as the story goes—by a dandy fox with a penchant for good Italian food.
A Women-Run Restaurant in Nashville Invites Visitors to Just Have Fun
Henrietta Red’s look is unusual for most Nashville restaurants—but that’s because the team behind it is, too.
Kex Hostel, Reykjavik
Any traveler who’s been drawn to the magical desolation and unique energy of Iceland and its people knows that finding interesting places to stay has been quite a challenge.
Ever Wanted to Stay in a Cave That’s Actually Pretty Modern Inside?
Homes built under the earth or into the sides of mountains have been a part of our culture since the prehistoric days.
Go Off-Grid in This Tiny Australian Cabin Made for Digital Detox
Sadie, the new self-sustaining tiny home by CABN, gives guests a chance to reconnect with themselves in a remote patch of wilderness.
Pack Your Bags for Heath Ceramics’ Lake Tahoe Cabin, Where Refined Doesn’t Mean Fussy
Heath Ceramics pays tribute to the extraordinary vision of founder Edith Heath with a cozy, rentable cabin that puts the brand’s passion for craftsmanship on display.
This Mallorcan Hotel Blends Medieval Architecture With Contemporary Luxury
A quartet of spacious new villa suites and a revamped spa honor the hotel’s rugged landscape and historic setting.
Take in Panoramic Desert Views in This Off-Grid Cabin
An entrepreneur-turned-DIY builder expands his eco-friendly Yucca Valley property with this translucent desert structure.