Brandon Berkson

Brandon Berkson

Brandon’s Monthly Travel Picks: September

HAP Founder Brandon Berkson here: As you may remember, last month I shared my favorite magazines with all of you. Within that post, I also talked about how…

The Newbury Boston Is Back, Brimming with Elegance and Timeless Glamour

The Newbury Boston brims with timeless glamour. It’s not hard to understand why the hotel has been a city staple since opening in 1927, from its past celebrity-filled…

Singita, Rwanda

Where to Travel in September, According to HAP Founder Brandon Berkson

From lower temps to fewer crowds, September is the perfect time to travel. HAP Founder Brandon Berkson shares four hotels + destinations you should visit next month.

Buzzy NYC Restaurant POPULAR Is a Smash Hit, Both for Food and Atmosphere

Anything Ian Schrager is nothing short of a sophisticate’s dream. The lauded entrepreneur’s Lower East Side-located PUBLIC Hotel recently relaunched with a new restaurant, POPULAR. The space is…

Church in San Miguel de Allende

This Is Why San Miguel de Allende Is One of Mexico’s Most Enchanting Towns

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, is our founder Brandon Berkson’s favorite place in the world. Here, Spanish Colonial-style building, with their welcoming warm-colored façades, house boutique hotels, courtyard…


Why You Need to Visit Porto, Portugal

The perfect midsize city, Northern Portugal’s Porto oozes authenticity with its city center—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—and slew of viewpoints, cafés, bookstores, and boutiques. Known for our under-two-minute…

Lake Resia

The Italian Village Reemerging After Seven Decades Underwater

No joke, there’s an Italian village reemerging after seven decades underwater. For centuries, the village of Curon sat near the country’s borders with Austria and Switzerland. Once housing…

The Design-Forward Mexico Hotel You Need to Visit, Casona Sforza

The Design-Forward Mexico Hotel You Need to Visit, Casona Sforza

Located in Puerto Escondido, a bijou beach town in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, design-forward boutique hotel Casona Sforza catches eyes with its standout vaulted roofs and breathtaking setting. The…


Bumble Is Opening an Exciting New Café in New York

So, we have some news that you might want to swipe right for: Dating and networking application Bumble (@Bumble) is opening up an all-day café and wine bar in New…

AKA Central Park

Traveling to NYC for a while? AKA Central Park is the Extended Stay Boutique Hotel Residence You Need to Book

If this past year taught the tourism industry anything, it’s that extended stays and working from your hotel are here for the long run. Perfectly positioned for this travel…

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