Where to Travel in 2023: 6 of the Best Places to Visit This Year

Whether you’re looking to wander the streets of a new city exploring buzzy restaurants, bars and shops, or if you’re looking for an island getaway to escape from your daily routine, here are Better’s top picks for destinations both near and far to visit this year. Wherever you travel, consider how you can give back […]

Travel with Purpose: 10 Perfect Getaways for an Active Family Vacation

Grandpa wants to play golf, the cousins want to swim and you want to go for a scenic 40-mile bike ride — so how do you decide where to go for this year’s family vacation? From South Carolina to Alaska and Hawaii and everywhere in between, these resorts and adventures cater to active, multigenerational families, offering something […]

Let the Sun Shine! Tropical Getaways for the End of Summer

After what felt like the coldest summer in a long time (especially in Southern Marin), we wanted to offer up some guaranteed sun-filled R&R. Here are four, easy(ish)-to-get-to destinations in Mexico and Hawaii. Take a Siesta in Mexico Careyes, Jalisco, Mexico Italian-born Gian Franco Brignone dreamt up Careyes, a seaside Mediterranean village on the Mexican […]

5 Ways to Save Money on Travel in 2021

After a year of unprecedented restrictions, and despite the rise of the delta variant, people have been taking to the skies and roads in droves. Pent-up demand has people within the United States clamoring for a vacation and the opportunity to make up for missed holiday time with family and friends last year. But that […]

From Napa’s Iconic Auberge Soleil to SF’s Hearst Hotel: A Q&A With Auberge Resorts’ Mike Minchin About a Business Bouncing Back

At first, 2020 looked like a banner year for the Auberge Resorts Collection, the luxury hotel and residential management company based in Mill Valley. Auberge du Soleil, the iconic wine country getaway that inspired the firm’s creation in 1998, was celebrating its 35th anniversary as Napa Valley’s first luxury inn, the result of a partnership […]