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Vienna's New Rooftop Bars

Dining Vienna, Austria

Austria’s capital city is famous as a cradle of classical music and high culture, for its skyline shaped by Hapsburg palaces, the Opera House and city symbol Giant Ferris Wheel,...

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5 Top Places to Nama-'Stay' During National Yoga Month

Wellness

For many of us, September feels more like the ‘New Year’ than when the calendar says it’s January. Time to exhale, regroup, and reset yourself on a fulfilling course for...

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Two New Luxury Brands for the Secluded Turks & Caicos Islands

Sea & Sand

They are among the Caribbean’s best kept secrets. The forty islands and cays that make up the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are favored by travelers in the know for...

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New, Luxury Water Park Makes a ‘Splash’ in the Bahamas

Sea & Sand The Bahamas

If you’ve never put the words ‘luxury’ and ‘water park’ together in a sentence before - let alone a vacation - now’s your chance. Baha Mar is a thousand acres...

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'Pandemic Pivots' in Travel We Hope Will Stick Around Forever

Dining North America

Necessity is the mother of Invention, they say, and the pandemic, while it has shut down travel, has also inspired some innovations we love – and are hoping will stay...

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Snuggle Up In the World's Largest Log Cabin

Hotels Montebello, Quebec

It’s made of an astonishing 10,000 western red cedar logs, and ‘logs in’ at a whopping 4-million cubic feet of volume.Fairmont Le Château Montebello lays claim to being the biggest...

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3 New, Impossibly Picturesque Boutique Hotels That Make it Easy to Dream About Your Next Trip to Europe

Hotels Europe

France. Italy. Spain. If you’re imagining traveling again to Europe, you’ll have no problem picturing yourself in any of three independent boutique hotels that have just opened in spectacular historic...

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This Company is Sending a Local Hero - and their Nominating Travel Advisor - On a Life-Changing Trip to Africa

Adventure Africa

Until June 30th, travel advisors can nominate a person from their community they feel deserves recognition.Courtesy of African Travel Inc., a sister travel company to luxury Insight Vacations, Uniworld Boutique...

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Dive and Dine Lobster and a Re-Imagined Four Seasons Resort Return to Nevis

Hotels St Kitts and Nevis

There's now a silver lining follow-up story to the hurricanes in 2017 that took a toll on many islands in the Caribbean, including the tiny island that makes up part...

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7 Castles in Ireland Where You Can Stay

Hotels Ireland

St. Patrick and the Emerald Isle. Dramatic coastline. Historic towns and cobblestone streets. Pubs and parties. Folklore and green pastures… and castles. Hundreds of castles and manor houses dot the Irish...

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Grain Silo Transformed into Breathtaking Museum and Hotel

Culture & History South Africa

Within a year of its breathtaking reincarnation, Cape Town's historic Grain Silo has already been named one of the world's top 100 places. When it was originally constructed in the 1920's,...

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Think Overwater Villas are the Height of Exotic Luxury Travel? Try This UNDERwater Villa

Hotels Maldives

It puts new meaning into being immersed in the local natural beauty. The pristine waters of the Maldives are epic, surrounding one of the world's most romantic, remote and legendary tropical...

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Top Reasons This is Puerto Rico's Most Iconic Luxury Hotel

Hotels Puerto Rico

Whether you love Old Havana colonial style, rhythms and cocktails, Mid-Century modern tropical, Rat Pack vibes, or contemporary luxury urban resort on a world's top beach... Puerto Rico's El San...

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Video: This Hotel Has the Top Views of Edinburgh

Hotels Edinburgh, United Kingdom

There are a few important things on our check list of a great hotel: alluring architecture and design, lifestyle, dining and sipping... and if possible, an amazing view.The Balmoral Edinburgh...

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Las Vegas Has a New Culinary Destination

Dining Las Vegas, Nevada

24 hours a day, 40,000 square feet, 400 types of wines from all 20 Italian wine regions, 2 restaurants, 3 bars, an educational chef's table, 6 food counters representing authentic...

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You Can Dive into Cousteau Legacy at this Luxury Eco-Resort in Fiji

Adventure Fiji

Pristine Fijian ecosystem at land and sea, romantic and evocative South Pacific vistas and lifestyle… no wonder a trip to one of the world's top exotic tropical destinations is on...

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Champagne Vending Machine at this NOLA Hotel Makes Every Day New Year's Eve

Hotels New Orleans, Louisiana

The motto of New Orleans is 'Let the Good Times Roll'. Nowhere is that more true than at the local Ritz-Carlton, which now boasts the area's first permanent champagne vending machine.This...

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Searching for 'Hygge' in Copenhagen - and Happiness at Home

Culture & History Copenhagen, Denmark

It's a global buzzword and cultural phenomenon. And today, more and more of us are in need of Denmark's signature recipe for happiness: 'hygge'.Danish 'hygge' (pronounced 'HOOG-uh') is sweeping the...

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6 Tips to Survive - and Enjoy - an 'Obli-cation'

Before your trip

When your 'vacation' is really an obligation, you're taking an 'obli-cation'. You've taken these trips: cross-country to the in-laws' for the holidays. A family or friend's destination wedding. The mandatory winter break or...

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Where's the Best Place to be on National Cake Day?

Dining Austria

If it isn't on your calendar already, get out a red pen and mark November 26. That's National Cake Day, and although we don't need any excuses to enjoy the star...

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You Can Stay in this Spa Hotel Over Top of Iceland's Blue Lagoon

Wellness Iceland

A primeval landscape of black lava rocks covered in moss. Pools of chalky, ice-blue healing waters heated by the earth's core. Iceland's Blue Lagoon is mystical and almost surreal to see even...

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5 Stars and Social Consciousness; A Paris Hotel Creates the Future of Luxury Cuisine

Hotels

The first luxury hotel to win 5 Michelin stars is putting its money where its guests' mouths are. And committing to the cause of tomorrow's food and cuisine.The Four Seasons Hotel...

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Video: The Most Photographed Hotel in the World Celebrates 125 Years

Hotels Quebec

How does a hotel become the most photographed in the world?  Many hotels have spectacular architecture, magnificent and dramatic settings... but very few hotel silhouettes define the destination.  Fairmont's Chateau...

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What Happens to Worn-Out Hotel Sheets? A Good News Story

Hotels

How many times can your hotel sheets be slept in once, then washed, and slept in again before they're too worn to use one more time? We don't know.But we...

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