The 5 Chicest Places to Be on Labor Day Weekend

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It's late August, Burning Man is shut down for rain, and you're spending another Labor Day weekend at your parents' house. But all over the globe, people have escaped America during the one week of the year (other than the Christmas holidays) when no one expects a returned email, phone call, or even a text. 

For a taste of how they do it, check out highlights from Julia Chaplin's new book Gypset Living, out in September, the third in Assouline's Gypset series, which covers offbeat spots where you could have been relaxing right now — if you'd planned a little better.