The world’s most hi-tech hotels

The days when we were wowed by power showers and complimentary Wi-Fi are long gone. Today’s hi-tech hoteliers have upped their tech game with robot concierges, android butlers and ‘smart glass’ showers, says Tamara Hinson

Five curious places to see art

You don’t need to go to a gallery to find art. From Lanzarote’s seabed to the rainforests of Belize, Katie Gatens discovers works of art in more natural habitats

Six of America’s presidential libraries (and what to see in them)

Barack Obama – who leaves office in January 2017 – will be the latest US leader to build a monument to his presidency and nobody has any doubt that the library in Chicago. But what can you expect to find in the other 13 that that are scattered across the country? Justin Webb outlines his top six – and the artefacts to track down

50 States in 52 weeks: things to do in New Hampshire whatever the season

Home to the Great North Woods, several jewel-like lakes, and Mount Washington (the highest peak in the northeastern US), the so-called ‘Granite State’ is a great place to get lost – in a good way. Editor of New Hampshire Magazine Rick Broussard leads the expedition…

Photographer Gregory Crewdson: The place beyond the pines

No one has captured the drama and drive of small-town America more stylishly than photographer Gregory Crewdson. Ahead of his new book, Aimee Farrell speaks to him about his work

City hotspot: Why you should explore Back Bay, Boston

Once rather anonymous, this corner of Bean Town is now home to a host of buzzed-about independent restaurants and stylish stores

Five must-visit new museums and galleries in the USA

With rich histories, superb architecture and impressive art collections, get your cultural fix at these must-see new American museums

Eight reasons to visit Boston's Fenway Park

Local concierge Jonathan Nicholson gives his tips on getting into the baseball spirit and why Boston's Fenway Park is a must see when you're in town

14 innovative city design features

What will the super-efficient city of the future look like? Ianthe Butt tracks down some of the world's best urban developments so far

Five eco-friendly places in Boston

The greenest hotel, shop and things to do in 
Boston, as chosen by Rhiannon Batten

Weekend break: Nantucket Island

With its picturesque centre and a fascinating history (one that inspired Moby Dick no less), Nantucket Island makes 
an idyllic break, says Tim Lott

Top five free things to do in Boston

Sometimes the best things in life really are free. Katherine Spenley picks five great — and gratis — things to do in Boston

Five of the best hotel CDs

So many hotels have a soundtrack, but some are infinitely better than others. Mark Jones listens in on the best CDs in the genre