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Juliana Shallcross

Contributing Writer

Contributing Writer

Juliana Shallcross has reported on the hotel and travel industries since 2005. She also chronicles cool places to take the kids at She's currently based in Los Angeles. 

Where to Watch the Las Vegas Fourth of July Fireworks 2022

The glittering Las Vegas skyline will shine even brighter this year.

Honu Oceanside

A longtime Maui institution for seafood and big plates with a built-in local fanbase.

Kitoko Maui

An upscale bento-box food truck permanently located in South Maui Gardens.


Maui chef Sheldon Simeon's singular vision of serving inventive yet wildly satisfying dishes.

Moku Roots

Maui's only zero-waste vegetarian and vegan restaurant also supports local farms and food purveyors.

The Bamboo Hale at Hāna Farms

A roadside fruit and vegetable stand turned pizza spot along the legendary Road to Hana.


Seriously fresh Maui sushi and izakaya-style eats.

Montage Kapalua Bay

When you arrive, you're met with a dramatic, triangular roof meant to resemble a traditional Hawaiian canoe house.

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton

A legendary Vegas party spot has been transformed into a swish new resort for the modern traveler.

Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

This is no small resort, with 780 guest rooms, a 50,000-square-foot spa, a massive pool, several shops, and a chapel.

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

The resort occupies 15 acres at the southern end of Maui’s Wailea beach—so, yes, those Instagram-perfect views are inescapable.

Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui

The best thing about the rooms at the Fairmont is their size: suites that start at 860 square feet.

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

If you’re aiming for seclusion and relaxation rather than sunny beach days, the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is just the spot.

The Plantation Inn

With a plantation-style look, complete with porches on both stories of the building, this inn lives up to its name.

Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort

Andaz is one of the most modern resorts on Maui, one that feels like a rich relative’s cool beach house.

Hāna-Maui Resort

Hana Maui Resort offers an off-the-grid escape where the only thing not to miss are the colorful sunrises.

Lotte New York Palace

A historic property facing right onto Madison Avenue.

Trump International Hotel Las Vegas

Trump Las Vegas offers a pampered experience for less than other luxury resorts in town.