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CHRISTOPHER MUTHER
Beach chairs lined up along the shore at SunShine Shack on Rendezvous Bay in Anguilla.

No matter how you pronounce it, Anguilla is a Caribbean gem

Devoid of tourist traps and filled with quiet beaches, the island is a standout.

Guests stroll along Main Street at the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World.

Lockdown-free Florida is a top vacation spot for the holidays

“We had bachelorette parties, we had reunions, we had weddings — not as big as we used to have in the past, but small weddings almost every weekend. Last weekend, we had three weddings.”

FOOD & TRAVEL
Oysters have always been a big draw at Union Oyster House. In 1850, Cape oysters on the half shell went for 20 cents per dozen.

These are some of New England’s oldest restaurants

Everyone always talks about what’s new and hot. Here we’ll pay some respect to the more elderly establishments.

TRAVEL
Mari Corbett built the Villa Hygge hotel in North Conway, N.H., in hopes of sharing her Finnish ways with an American audience.

In N.H., Villa Hygge wants to be your happy place

The cultural obsession with hygge is understandable, considering Scandinavians regularly rank as the happiest people in the world, and Mari Corbett seems like no exception. Corbett built the hotel in hopes of sharing her Finnish ways with an American audience.

TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER

He missed his drop-off by a few miles. Thrifty charged him $932.

Matt Oyen dropped off his Thrifty rental car less than 4 miles from the right place. The cost: $932. Is that fair?

TRAVEL
Grace Wright, then 10, of Ferndale, Wash., and Jamie Selda, a guide with Extremely Canadian in Whistler, British Columbia, backcountry ski behind the Kees and Claire Hut, a new wilderness hut in the Spearhead Range several miles from Whistler-Blackcomb Ski Resort. The hut is named after Kees Brenninkmeyer from New Bedford, Mass., and Claire Dixon of Kamloops, B.C., two skiers who died while alpine touring in Canada’s Rocky Mountains.

US travelers can finally visit this new Whistler hut — if they can handle the trek to it

The Kees and Claire Hut, a wilderness hut in British Columbia’s Spearhead Range, is now open year-round.

HERE, THERE, AND EVERYWHERE
Turn your holiday shopping chores into a vacation with the Portland Harbor Hotel’s special package, Shopping State of Mind.

Shop-and-stay savings in Maine, a splurge in St. Lucia, and a jacket for your legs

Travel news you can use.

THE VIP LOUNGE
Javier Muñoz and Lin-Manuel Miranda appeared at the launch of CODE (RED) to Fight COVID on Oct. 13 in New York City.

Javier Muñoz on getting to the Arctic, packing nice clothes, and his deep love of Puerto Rico

We caught up with the actor, who will star in “Wild: A Musical Becoming,” at the American Repertory Theatre Dec. 5-Jan. 2., to talk about all things travel.