The latest from chef Alain Ducasse: L'Hostellerie de L'Abbaye de la Celle in Provence, a cozy 18th-century hotel; Bar & Boeuf in Monte Carlo, specializing in sea bass and beef; and Spoon des Iles on Mauritius, a spin-off of his Spoon Food and Wine in Paris.
New Delhi Delight
Sound the death knell for chintz and froufrou: the mod hotel trend has even reached India. The Manor in New Delhi is a study in hip minimalism; the modern European food at its restaurant, Seventy Seven, is just as sophisticated (011-91-11-692-5151).
A Natural High
Just the ticket for panicky airplane passengers: the Fear of Flying travel kit from Herban Essentials. Fruit and herb extracts calm your phobias faster than martinis--and leave no hangover ($12; 888-320-6994).