Tryall Club in Jamaica

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In November, Jamaica's Tryall Club completes an upgrade of its golf course's front nine - the back nine were improved last year. Expect rebuilt bunkers, reconstructed putting and chipping greens, and better-defined lines of play. 800-238-5290;

New York's hot new restaurant Majorelle, at the Lowell Hotel on Manhattan's Upper East Side, now serves lunch Tuesday through Saturday. Order dishes such as steak tartare. 212-935-2888;

In Portland, Ore., fill up on Catalan faves with "a touch of modernism" at the new Can Font restaurant, owned by acclaimed Spanish chef Josep Vidal, in the Pearl District. It's a U.S. offshoot of his Michelin-recognized Can Font near Barcelona. 503-224-3911;

Visit Tucson, Ariz., breweries in guided tours recently launched by Old Pueblo Brew Tours. The four- to five-hour treks include three stops, beer flights at each brewery, and beer trivia. 520-789-0849;

CroisiEurope's new 16-passenger RV African Dream sets sail on its South Africa maiden voyage in December. The nine-day journey spans from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls. 800-768-7232;

Marvel at nearly 50 bronzes, marbles, plasters, and terra cottas by Auguste Rodin in "Rodin at the Met," which runs through Jan. 15, 2018, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. 212-535-7710;


In French Polynesia, the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa has unveiled 10 1,345-square-foot overwater villas with private infinity pools. Come December, it debuts four 3,400-square-foot overwater suites. From $1,845. 888-424-6835;

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