Whether the nuns would approve of the convent’s royal transformation is a mystery, but like so many things in Cartagena, the enigmatic past is part of the magic.

Three accommodations that blend high-end design with local culture, gastronomy, and sustainability.

Unlike the white, black, and gold varieties often found in the South Pacific, Fiji’s small but spectacular pearl harvest is gloriously vivid.

Proudly embracing the “made in Taiwan” label, the capital city’s innovators are reviving traditional art forms and in the process, storied buildings are becoming creative incubators.

Located in the Sants-Montjuïc district, the area is being infiltrated and elevated by international designers, artists, and Michelin-starred chefs.

Fresh powder and challenging runs earn Jackson Hole a spot on many a bucket list, but it’s the local feel and luxury offerings that keep visitors returning.