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Checking in: Three New Caribbean Retreats

Homey or historic, these new Caribbean lodgings pamper you with extras.

4 Great Hotel Home Bases in London

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The best, and most memorable, hotels are reflections of the neighborhoods and cities they inhabit. But in massive cities like London, it can be tough to find the perfect fit. Here are four neighborhoods that make great home bases in one of the greatest cities in the world—and hotels to match.

Boutique Hotels in Classic College Towns

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The summer break is winding down, which only means one thing: School is back in session. From moving day to parents weekend, this roster of grade-A boutique hotels has you covered.

Quebec’s Grande Dame: Château Frontenac

Few hotels define an urban skyline like the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. This grande dame, which lords over Quebec City from a cliff overlooking the Saint Lawrence River, is one of the most photographed hotels in the world, and it’s easy to see why. It’s hard to take a picture of the city without the formidable property creeping into the frame. Here’s a look at the icon’s past and present.

The Best Hotels in Hong Kong

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Few cities rival Hong Kong when it comes to hotels. Choices range from some of the most expensive and indulgent in the world–the city boasts two Mandarin Orientals–to dirt-cheap hostels as well as a big range of hip yet reasonable new properties in between. Here are my favorites.

Off-the-Beaten-Path Romance

I have to laugh when I see things like “rented” swans, petal-strewn hotel beds, and string-quartet serenades. That’s why I asked 10 concierges in some of my favorite cities what they would recommend to the most discerning of guests for a night of off-the-beaten-path romance — whether it’s Valentine’s Day, a wedding proposal, or simply a much-needed date night.

Destination NYE: How Glam Hotels Welcome 2013

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Urban Insider Annie Fitzsimmons previews how her favorite hotels will be ringing in the new year.

The Radar: Visit the Copan Ruins, Spend the Night in a Tube, 10 Tips for Solo Travelers

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The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the Web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back on the blog for our roundups. Photo: Luis Matamoros/My Shot

The Radar: How to Teach Abroad, 10 Great “Underground” Bars, Allergy-Friendly Getaways

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The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the Web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back on the blog for our roundups. Photo: Bhavesh Bangdiwala/My Shot

The Radar: Where to Eat in San Antonio, Adventures for Art Enthusiasts, 4 Places in Brazil that Might Be New to You

The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the Web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

The Radar: Greening the Grand Canyon, 24 Hours in Glasgow, Cook in Your Hotel Room

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The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the Web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

Deals: Where to Stay in Montreal

From the January/February issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine.