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The Not-So-Secret Garden Luxury lovers and horticultural types will find plenty of reasons to flock to the Newt in Somerset

Don’t Go There Some of the world’s most overrated travel experiences, as described by the people who endured them

Sundy Days Natural wonders abound at Sundy Praia, a beachfront resort on the island of Príncipe

Beware of Falling Meteorites Namibia is rich in vistas, suffused in planetary history, and, incidentally, a fine place to contemplate the infinite

Ask Richard Our travel columnist weighs in on the wellness obsession at New York’s new Equinox Hotel

The Brooklyn of the North Sea Fermented blubber and other chef’s delicacies lure die-hard foodies to the Faroe Islands

Romanian Holiday Bucharest’s Athénée Palace Hotel mixes old-world elegance and Cold War intrigue

Cuixmala Confidential The late Sir James Goldsmith’s idyllic hideaway on Mexico’s Pacific Coast is now welcoming (a few select) guests

A Sandy Stretch of Heaven At Vila Naiá, an off-the-radar retreat in Bahia, Brazil, natural beauty and unnaturally great service converge

Ask Richard Even if you’re not bound for Art Basel Miami Beach—lucky you!—our roving travel columnist still suggests a trip to this ever evolving metropolis

St. Barth’s New Normal Can the ultra-rich really weatherproof their favorite island from the effects of climate change?

Rock of Ages Check into Brice and Helen Marden’s bohemian hideaway on a scenic hilltop in Nevis

Monkey Business An idyllic new retreat with an intriguing history that’s only a short drive from London

Sumptuous Maximalism There are few better places to enjoy Rome’s beauty than from a sun lounger on one of Hotel de la Ville’s enormous private terraces

Downton Abbey Is Open for Business Verified super-fans can book a room in Fellowes-land for a mere $160 a night. But just for one night

Top of the Lake A modern masterpiece perched above Lake Como

Divas in the Desert Oman is focusing on high-end tourism, but it doesn’t want to be the Cancun of the Middle East—as the Royal Opera House Muscat proves