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This Is What It Looks Like When a Lingerie Designer Styles a Hotel

Oyster | Posted 12.18.2014 | Travel
Oyster

There are a lot of surprising people who have turned their creative talents toward hotels, from celebrities to restaurateurs to fashion designers. So we were intrigued, if not actually shocked, to learn that the Hotel Vice Versa in Paris was decorated head to toe by lingerie designer Chantal Thomass, known for her sassy and glamorous wares.

6 Hotels That Have All Your Bases Covered (For Once You've, Er, Rounded the Bases)

Oyster | Posted 12.09.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you've booked the room with the sole purpose of getting down with your significant other, or waves of passion spontaneously overtake you, the following hotels have everything you need to stay happy after you get lucky.

Amazing Hotels in Rome You've GOT to See

Oyster | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Oyster

After all, the "eternal city" a) is beautiful and b) has a rich history dating back to 753 BC, with so many historical sites that seeing them all is nearly impossible.

The Best Cities for Falling in Love This Fall

Oyster | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Cobblestone streets, stunning architecture, and culture-filled attractions are just a few of the things that landed the following seven cities on our list of the perfect cities to fall in love in this fall.

Nine Hotel Rooms That Encourage Naughtiness

Oyster | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
Oyster

he more modest features these hotels offer include steamy whirlpool tubs or intimacy kits in the minibars, while more elaborate options include rooms equipped with erotic photographs, rotating beds, and mirrored ceilings.

5 Adorable English Inns

Oyster | Posted 11.04.2014 | Travel
Oyster

From former coach inns to historic guest houses, these hotels remind us of the quaint buildings and homes we dreamed of holing up in for the season after watching The Holiday on repeat.

The Ultimate Honeymoon Destinations

Ella Jameson | Posted 12.22.2014 | Travel
Ella Jameson

A quick Google search throws up the usual recommendations -- the Maldives, the Seychelles, Hawaii, and a variety of Caribbean islands -- but what if you are looking for an extra element to your honeymoon beyond staggering beachside beauty?

Budget Trips to Napa: Save Your Money for the Wine!

Oyster | Posted 12.17.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Napa is certainly not known for being cheap -- and if you're booking some last minute flights to get away for Columbus Day, well, better stick to bread and water for dinner tonight (or the rest of the month, really). But at least we can help you out with finding some value-packed hotels.

The World's Most Romantic Hotels

Fodor's | Posted 12.17.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

The right room in the right hotel can transform a typical trip for two into the romantic getaway of your dreams. Candlelit sunset dinners, Champagne-s...

These Are The Most Romantic Fall Getaways

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.10.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

"Of all the reasons we could have been swept away at Post Ranch Inn--the setting among primordial redwoods, the house-cured salmon at breakfast, the m...

7 Romantic Places to Rendezvous Beneath Fall Foliage

JustLuxe | Posted 11.02.2014 | Travel
JustLuxe

With orange and red foliage sprinkling the ground, cooler weather and the smell of apple spices filling the air, we can't wait to head to some of our favorite fall destinations.

Sexy Outdoor Showers: Wash Away Your Inhibitions

Oyster | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Maybe it's months of this summer heat that's getting to us, but lately we've been loving the idea of showering outdoors. We guess we've just decided that there's no better way to cool down and wash away inhibitions than with an outdoor scrub down. Here's a list of 10 of our favorite hotels that have private outdoor showers -- some even have outdoor baths!

Surf's Up! 8 Top Destinations for Riding the Waves

Oyster | Posted 10.19.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you're a total pro or a complete amateur, there's nothing quite like the rush of surfing.

Why Mega-Cities Are Mega-Awesome: 8 Bustling Metropolises We Love

Oyster | Posted 10.17.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Though they may be a bit busier than the countryside, cities are hubs of history, culture, and entertainment. So we suggest you leave the quiet country behind and give the city a whirl. Here are eight megacities we can't get enough of.

Babymoon Like a Celeb: Six Gorgeous Hotels Where Celebrities Celebrated Their Babymoons

Oyster | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel
Oyster

We're always looking for an excuse to go on vacation, and thanks in large part to pregnant celebrities, "babymoons" are becoming a very real thing.

The Sexiest Adults-Only Pools in Florida's Kid-Friendly Hotels

Oyster | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Summertime is often when families choose to get away as a group for some family togetherness and sibling bonding. But that doesn't mean Mom and Dad (or any other couples along for the family reunion) shouldn't be allowed some alone time of their own, as well.

Most Comfortable Hotel Beds (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

General manager Jennifer Rota knew opening a hotel posed a challenge: "We're in a one-block radius with every chain you can imagine, so how are we going to stand out?" It's the kind of dilemma that keeps you up at night.

A Steamy Tuscan Town

Oyster | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Tuscany is a dream destination for many -- rolling green hills, charming medieval towns, stone farmhouses, and acres of vineyards are what usually come to mind. But there's a side of Tuscany many may not know about -- a steamy side.

Most Romantic Summer Getaways

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Sometimes it's not just the usual hot spots that hit the spot. In compiling our favorite romantic summer getaway, we looked further afield than staples like Rome, Bora-Bora, the Greek Islands, and Paris.

Ahoy, Matey! Enjoy a Nautical Theme -- Without Being Trapped on an Overcrowded Cruise Ship

Oyster | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Oyster

While a nautical theme can make for fun hotel decor all year round, we can't help but enjoy it a little more in the summer when the timing feels particularly fitting.

These Hotels Are Showing Their Naughty Bits

Oyster | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel
Oyster

When it comes to decor, we've seen everything from the strange, to the racy, to the almost pornographic on our travels. Sometimes hotels just have a style sense that's -- let's say broad-minded?

Luxe Digs Where You Can Hide From Roving Hordes

Oyster | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Worried about a Game of Thrones-style invasion on your next trip? Roving hordes? Zombie armies? We totally feel you. Travel can be a bit scary, and if you're the type that likes to feel extra secure when you get away, you might appreciate the idea of staying in a hotel that's, well, fortified.

Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Valencia, Spain

Betsy Talbot | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Betsy Talbot

Valencia is a city built for romance and sensory indulgence. This was our first time there, and you can bet we'll return. We believe in the sexiness of long-term relationships, and we arrived in Valencia ready to romance. Thankfully, it did not disappoint.

13 Super Luxe Stays in the Caribbean

Oyster | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Oyster

The islands boast everything from intimate boutiques in hidden, tranquil locales to expansive resorts that wow not only in breadth, but style.

Romantic Getaways Gone Awry

Budget Travel | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

"I can't say a lot of honeymooning went on, but my in-laws did give us a trip we'll never forget."