All posts by Anne Roderique-Jones

Anne Roderique-Jones is New York City-based freelance writer and editor that covers travel, food, and lifestyle topics in print and online. Among her favorite places to travel include Japan, Vietnam, India, and Italy. She’s written for USA Today, Condé Nast Traveler, Saveur, Yahoo! Travel, The Daily Beast, and DuJour among other publications.
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 Bunn House/John Warner
Bunn House/John Warner

The Bunn House in Asheville, North Carolina marries the bed and breakfast experience of staying in a beautiful home, but omits the whole eating-with-strangers part that many of us would rather avoid. Here, guests receive the best of both worlds: a historic, five-room property that sits on an acre of land... Read More

Suite at Queen's Gardens Resort & Spa on Saba
Suite/Queen’s Gardens Resort & Spa

Saba, the Netherlands’ smallest municipality at five square miles, lies just off St. Maarten and can be accessed from there via a twelve-minute plane ride. You’ll find no white sandy beaches in Saba, as the island consists largely of the potentially active volcano and lush rainforest. Even better, you’ll find no... Read More

Sonesta Ocean Point Resort in St. Maarten
Sonesta Ocean Point Resort

Most people know St. Maarten because of Princess Juliana International Airport. It’s here that airplanes land on Maho Beach, blowing sand above the bikini-clad bathers, making it one of the most photographed runways in the world. The Sonesta Ocean Point Resort lies just below the action and is where guests are treated to the... Read More

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King room at Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa
King room/Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa

Las Vegas has so many hotels it can make your head spin. From the glittering mega-resorts to old-school gems, Sin City is chock-full of fantastic properties. Our advice? Get off the Strip — just a few miles — to see a different side of the city. And dare we say... Read More

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Frank Relle

Frank Relle is a New Orleans-based photographer whose double-parlor gallery lies in the historic Miltenberger House, once the home of the Princess of Monaco — at 910 Royal Street — in the heart of the French Quarter. Relle’s nocturnal exploration of the city’s houses and landscapes result in his hauntingly beautiful photographs that... Read More

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Guest Room/The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

There are those who are Vegas virgins and — of course — there are the highly seasoned vets. For the former, one should explore all that Sin City has to offer, from the glitz of the strip to old-school Fremont Street. For the latter, a luxury hotel that affords everything... Read More

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Aerial of Red Mountain Resort in Ivins, Utah
Aerial/Red Mountain Resort

Red Mountain Resort is tucked into the rugged red rock cliffs and canyons of Ivins, Utah. Ideal for the healthy living set, the property is just a quarter of a mile from Snow Canyon State Park and just past that is Zion or Bryce Canyon National Parks. And there are limitless activities — you can wake with a sunrise hike... Read More

 Fremont Street 1958/The Mob Museum Facebook/courtesy of Vintage Las Vegas
Fremont Street, 1958/The Mob Museum Facebook/courtesy of Vintage Las Vegas

These days, everything in Las Vegas seems shiny and new. For every building that’s knocked down, a luxury property rises from its ashes. Luckily, there’s still some old-school charm left in Sin City, where a few institutions still stand and traces of the Rat Pack linger. Head to Downtown Vegas, where a handful of... Read More

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Beauty products
Beauty products

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Public space at Moxy New Orleans in Louisiana
Public space/Moxy New Orleans

This May, Marriott debuted Moxy New Orleans, the brand’s edgy new lifestyle concept and the second of its two U.S. locations (the first opened in Tempe in March). The goal: shake up the traditional hospitality experience for the city’s millennial-minded traveler. Expect craft beers, local DJs, and an acupuncture happy hour. A few snaps below of the... Read More

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An aerial view of MSC Preziosa
MSC Preziosa/MSC Cruises

It’s almost impossible to walk away from a mega-sized cruise ship and not be impressed. These massive floating resorts/amusement parks/shopping malls carry thousands of guests at any given time, and the shear amount of labor, food, and fuel it takes to power one is mind-boggling. We recently set sail on the... Read More

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Beauty products for travel

Air travel isn’t glamorous — especially for your skin. The altitude sucks the moisture right out and leaves you looking dry and depleted. But there’s a way to combat “plane face” and leave your exhausting long-haul flight looking younger than when you boarded the plane. Seriously. Here’s our three-step... Read More

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Beach villa at Anantara Phuket Layan in Thailand
Beach villa/Anantara Phuket Layan

Thailand’s Anantara Layan Phuket Resort, just 10 minutes from the bustling area of Laguna, affords incredible luxury with the utmost privacy. It’s the kind of place you’d expect to see (or hear whispers about) a visiting Beyoncé and Jay Z or the Brangelina squad — likely holed up in the ultra-posh Residences... Read More

Henry Howard Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana
Daytime exterior/Henry Howard Hotel

New Orleans certainly isn’t lacking in the hotel department. But what the city is missing are hotels outside of the French Quarter. Henry Howard Hotel opened this past February and filled a void in Uptown properties — particularly in the Garden District. Take a peek into this historic 1860s mansion-turned-boutique hotel and see why... Read More

Anantara Golden Triangle
Walking with Giants/Anantara Golden Triangle

Perched on a ridge overlooking the hills of Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos, the Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort offers the chicest of accommodations at reasonable rates: about $850 per night for all-inclusive amenities. (Hint: The next-door Four Seasons is often double the price tag.) The hotel boasts nature-chic guest... Read More