Travel

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.

An Architect in Chile Transforms an Uninhabited Island Into a Hideaway for Friends and Family
An Architect in Chile Transforms an Uninhabited Island Into a Hideaway for Friends and Family
A series of elemental cabins perch right on the water in the Chiloé Archipelago.
By Kelly Vencill Sanchez - 6 days ago
Budget Breakdown: A Tech Professional Heads to Texas and Builds a Tiny Off-the-Grid Cabin for $25K
Budget Breakdown: A Tech Professional Heads to Texas and Builds a Tiny Off-the-Grid Cabin for $25K
Best of all, the simple shelter is available to rent for short stays.
 - 5 days ago
Journey by Design: Austin, Texas
Journey by Design: Austin, Texas
Boasting the best in art, design, food, and music, the quirky state capital of Austin is a delightful destination.
 - 5 days ago
A New Chicago Cafe and Bottle Shop Flaunts Funky ’70s Vibes
A New Chicago Cafe and Bottle Shop Flaunts Funky ’70s Vibes
Equal parts cafe, bottle shop, and market, this laid-back hangout brightens Chicago’s Ukrainian Village.
 - 6 days ago
A Community-Oriented Vacation Rental in Panamanian Paradise
A Community-Oriented Vacation Rental in Panamanian Paradise
Casa Comunal, a passion project begun by an avid surfer and his friends, is a new Caribbean getaway that embeds travelers in the local culture and promotes a cooperative mindset.
 - 2 years ago
Honeycomb Paper Covers a Skylight in This Hip Japanese Restaurant
Honeycomb Paper Covers a Skylight in This Hip Japanese Restaurant
A chic, Kappo-style restaurant in Singapore features a softly skylit dining area with washi paper overhead.
 - 13 days ago
A Visual Journey Through Stockholm's Hotel Ett Hem
A Visual Journey Through Stockholm's Hotel Ett Hem
Many hotels have figured out how to make guests feel at home, but Ett Hem in Stockholm goes above and beyond.
 - 2 years ago
Get the Modern Camping Experience You Crave at One of These New Secluded Retreats
Get the Modern Camping Experience You Crave at One of These New Secluded Retreats
As the perceptions of what a travel shelter should look and feel like has continued to adapt, Collective Retreats has been secretly experimenting with their own nature-immersed...
 - 2 years ago
A Cool, Bauhaus-Style Hotel Revitalizes Two Historic Buildings in Kiev
A Cool, Bauhaus-Style Hotel Revitalizes Two Historic Buildings in Kiev
A site-sensitive renovation transforms two historic buildings into a new hub for the creative community in Kiev, Ukraine.
 - 15 days ago
Eaton DC’s New Wellness Center Is the Ultimate Holistic Health Retreat
Eaton DC’s New Wellness Center Is the Ultimate Holistic Health Retreat
On January 11, 2019, Eaton Workshop will launch a new wellness center offering yoga, meditation, sound baths, tai chi, acupuncture, reiki, and other alternative therapies.
 - 19 days ago
Fall Under the Spell of This M.C. Escher-Inspired Hotel in China
Fall Under the Spell of This M.C. Escher-Inspired Hotel in China
In Guilin, Studio 10 transforms two guest rooms in The Other Place to be mind-bending, whimsical retreats.
 - 25 days ago
Britain’s High-Style, Affordable Hotel Brand Finds a New Home in Brooklyn
Britain’s High-Style, Affordable Hotel Brand Finds a New Home in Brooklyn
The Hoxton has made its way to America.
 - a month ago
An Insider's Guide to Palm Springs Modernism Week 2019
An Insider's Guide to Palm Springs Modernism Week 2019
If you haven't already marked your calendar—now's the time. Here’s how to make the most of Palm Springs Modernism Week.
 - a month ago
Architect Barbara Bestor Shakes Up Napa Valley With a Modernist Winery
Architect Barbara Bestor Shakes Up Napa Valley With a Modernist Winery
Ashes & Diamonds winery in Napa Valley, California, is a modernist destination that’s full of flavor and color.
 - a month ago
Dwell’s Top 10 Travel Stories of 2018
Dwell’s Top 10 Travel Stories of 2018
Brace yourself—our most popular travel stories of the year might have you packing your bags.
 - a month ago
An Old Coal Crane in Copenhagen Is an Unlikely One-Room Hotel
An Old Coal Crane in Copenhagen Is an Unlikely One-Room Hotel
Port Magazine and Bottega Veneta visit the striking crane-cum-hotel room perched on the edge of the Copenhagen docks to discover more about an icon of sensitive, sustainable...
 - a month ago
Go Stargazing in Snøhetta’s Towering Addition to Sweden’s Treehotel
Go Stargazing in Snøhetta’s Towering Addition to Sweden’s Treehotel
Guests can now book a stay in the 7th room, a cabin that seems to float in a pine canopy with views of the Lule River and the northern lights.
 - 2 years ago
Sweden's Icehotel Reveals Stunning New Artist-Designed "Ice Suites"
Sweden's Icehotel Reveals Stunning New Artist-Designed "Ice Suites"
Lapland's original Icehotel unveiled its winter makeover Friday, showing off a selection of stunning ice suites designed by 34 artists from 13 countries.
 - a month ago
Get a Taste of Farm Life at a Cheery Guesthouse Outside Portland
Get a Taste of Farm Life at a Cheery Guesthouse Outside Portland
On Sauvie Island, an agricultural preserve just 15 minutes from Portland, this cozy guesthouse lets you experience farm life up close.
 - a month ago
Head to This Cor-Ten Steel Cabin Perched on an Australian Gorge
Head to This Cor-Ten Steel Cabin Perched on an Australian Gorge
Oikos is a sculptural hideaway set on a private homestead in Hepburn Springs, where guests can bask in sprawling views while enjoying luxe amenities.
 - a month ago
Old Horse Stables Now Host an Experimental Hotel in Toronto
Old Horse Stables Now Host an Experimental Hotel in Toronto
Named after a downtown Toronto neighborhood, the Annex is a fresh take on the boutique hotel experience that helps guests feel like locals.
 - a month ago
Get Off the Grid and Recharge at This Tiny Cabin in Virginia’s Countryside
Get Off the Grid and Recharge at This Tiny Cabin in Virginia’s Countryside
The Lost Whiskey Cabin is a digital detox dwelling in Marshall, Virginia, that invites guests to unplug, slow down, and reconnect with nature—and each other.
 - 2 months ago
Sleek Geodesic Domes Make Up This Canadian Eco-Retreat
Sleek Geodesic Domes Make Up This Canadian Eco-Retreat
Dômes Charlevoix in Quebec features three kit domes that have been decked out by Bourgeois/Lechasseur Architectes.
 - 2 months ago
An L.A. Hotel Reconnects With its Feminist Roots Via a Vibrant, Art-Filled Renovation
An L.A. Hotel Reconnects With its Feminist Roots Via a Vibrant, Art-Filled Renovation
Studio Collective brought Hotel Figueroa into the present with a contemporary renovation that embraces the past.
 - 2 months ago
Construction Diary: A Serene Desert Hideaway Is Part Rental, Part Designer Showcase
Construction Diary: A Serene Desert Hideaway Is Part Rental, Part Designer Showcase
Billed as a design retreat, Casa Mami in Pioneertown, California, hosts visitors at the edge of Joshua Tree National Park—then invites them to buy what they love.
 - 2 months ago
Journey by Design: Mexico City
Journey by Design: Mexico City
Richly layered and elegant with an edge, the capital of Mexico is brimming with incredible art, design, history, and architecture at every turn.
 - 2 months ago
Experience the Grand Tetons in Style With This Exquisite Mountain Retreat
Experience the Grand Tetons in Style With This Exquisite Mountain Retreat
Blending European design with the spirit of the American West, you might never want to leave the Caldera House—and we don't blame you.
 - 2 months ago
John Pawson Turns an Old Hospital and Convent Into a Luxe Hotel in Israel
John Pawson Turns an Old Hospital and Convent Into a Luxe Hotel in Israel
After an extensive renovation, the doors to Israel's beautifully designed Jaffa Hotel are officially open.
 - 2 months ago
Escape to the Texan Treetops in This Eco-Luxe Treehouse
Escape to the Texan Treetops in This Eco-Luxe Treehouse
About an hour’s drive outside Austin, a dreamy treehouse awaits guests seeking respite in nature.
 - 2 months ago
This Tiny Teardrop-Shaped Trailer Is Ready For Big Adventures
This Tiny Teardrop-Shaped Trailer Is Ready For Big Adventures
Like a master bedroom on wheels, DROPLET is a bright, cozy, and affordable trailer that can easily be parked in your garage.
 - 3 months ago