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Inside SF's Newest Luxury Condos

Nov 30, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you’re in the market for a condo in San Francisco, you may want to consider the bay's newest luxury residences located in the Lower Polk. The Austin, at 1545 Pine Street, is only a 10-minute drive to the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square and features 100 high-end condominiums.... Read More

A London Hotel Specifically for Gin Lovers

Nov 30, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Nowadays, you can find a hotel to suit any type of traveler. There are spa resorts, foodie locales, music hotels, fitness retreats and clothing-optional accommodations. And now, even gin lovers will have a place to call their own come December 16. The Distillery, located on Portobello Road, will open as a three-room property dedicated to celebrating the spirit.... Read More

Ranch & Coast Plastic Surgery Benefits From Medical Tourism

Nov 29, 2016  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

A new kind of tourism is growing by double digits across the globe, making its way to Malaysia, Mexico, Turkey and Brazil among others. It isn’t making cruise ships, museums or restaurants any busier, but surgeons are booked more than ever. “Medical tourism,”  which is currently growing an estimated 15 percent or more a year, is sweeping the globe as aging affluent populations pair rest and relaxation time with nip and tuck procedures. ... Read More

Largest Starbucks in the World Coming to NYC

Nov 28, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

You know what New York City could really use more of? Starbucks locations! Yeah, this wasn't the answer we were expecting either. In a city filled with 220 Sbux stores and counting, you might think the Big Apple already has its fair share of the coffee conglomerate, but you’d be wrong. The chain will be opening a 20,000-square-foot “Roastery,” the brand’s concept store, in the Meatpacking District in 2018.... Read More

Aston Martin Residences Heading to Miami in 2017

Nov 23, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It was only a matter of time before Aston Martin jumped on the bandwagon of branded residential towers. Porsche, Mercedes Pininfarina (Ferrari) have all debuted real estate properties in the past few years. Now, Aston Martin will join the luxury carmakers by opening its own high-rise in Miami in partnership with G and G Business Developments and Revuelta Architecture.... Read More

Alain Ducasse & Dom Perignon Pair Up for Exclusive Champagne Dinners

Nov 22, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In September, renowned chef Alain Ducasse's Ore restaurant within the Palace of Versailles opened featuring a French-inspired menu. Recently, the Michelin-starred chef announced his partnership with Dom Pérignon to create intimate events for Champagne lovers at the new restaurant. Beginning in 2017, diners will have the chance to enjoy the Second Plénitude of the 1998 vintage alongside a 10-course meal.... Read More

5 of the Most Expensive Vacation Rentals in Los Angeles

Nov 22, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Los Angeles is no stranger to luxury digs. Scattered along the coastline and throughout the hillsides, cities like Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Calabasas and the Pacific Palisades hold some of nation’s most expensive real estate. ... Read More

Our Favorite High-Adrenaline Excursions in Atlanta | Sponsored Content by The Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta

Nov 21, 2016  |   Contributor: The Westin Peachtree

Don’t let Atlanta’s Southern roots fool you—it is just as fast paced as any other urban center in America. The city is a booming metropolis with a slew of activities that will get even the biggest adrenaline junkie’s heart pumping. From high-flying experiences to discovering what lies in the depths of the ocean, Atlanta has something unique for every adventurer. ... Read More

London Marriott County Hall Reopens With a Refreshed Look

Nov 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan

When I checked into The London Marriott County Hall, I was immediately transported to another time, where British charm reigned and old world hospitality was not forgotten. As you wander through the wooden corridors of the hotel and up to the guestroom floors, you’ll notice that upstairs offers a whole other dynamic. The public spaces are more whimsical and offer a quirky vibe.... Read More

Stunning SoHo Penthouse Hits the Market for $16 Million

Nov 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

After initially listing his SoHo penthouse for $17.995 million in February, hotel mogul Ed Scheetz (Chelsea Hotels in New York, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas) finally dropped his asking price by $2 million this past Monday. If you’ve been eyeing this property, now is the time to consider making it your home.... Read More

Conrad Chicago is Not a Hotel for Millennials

Nov 16, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If the Conrad Chicago wants you to walk away with anything after a stay in its hotel, it's that this isn't just a hotel for Millennials. "With these Millennial-focused hotels like Soho House and the Ace Hotels, it’s almost too custom-made. It’s like a Gap department store," said developer Laurence Geller in an interview with Bisnow. "Gap can change its shop windows according to seasonal trends, whereas these hotels can’t."... Read More

Hotel Bel Ami Makes Paris a Little More Accessible

Nov 16, 2016  |   Contributor: Carin von Berg

Located just around the corner from Paris’ famed Café de Flore in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés lies the chic Hotel Bel Ami. The hotel is perfectly situated among Paris’ hippest galleries, cafés and boutiques, making it the perfect choice for a timid traveler or a first-time visitor to Paris who may feel a bit overwhelmed or intimidated by the city’s expansive landscape.... Read More

The Beverly Hilton Rolls Out the Red Carpet for the Holidays

Nov 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

With the holidays coming up, finding time to pamper yourself and reset your mind and body can seem difficult. For families looking to enjoy a quick escape this winter where the biggest problem you’ll encounter is which bottle of Champagne to open, The Beverly Hilton has just the package to check out.... Read More

Three Michelin-Starred Spanish Chef Opens Restaurant in London

Nov 14, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Three Michelin-starred Chef Eneko Atxa is at it again with the opening of his new Basque restaurant inside One Aldwych hotel. Known for his renowned Azurmendi restaurant in Spain—rated number 16 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list—the Spanish chef debuted Eneko at One Aldwych this fall, bringing his innovative techniques to the British capital.... Read More

Perfectly Californian: DRIFT Delivers an Upscale Yet Not Uptight Attitude

Nov 10, 2016  |   Contributor: Kat Ward

If there are any two things that Californians love, it’s a hearty meal and plenty of sunshine. The Hyatt Regency La Jolla’s newest installment, DRIFT Eat + Drink, offers plenty of opportunity for both.... Read More

LOUIS XIII & Four Seasons Pair Up for Luxe Cognac Experience

Nov 7, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

LOUIS XIII Cognac is easily considered one of the world’s most luxurious spirits and right now and The Ty Warner Penthouse at the Four Seasons Hotel New York is one of the nation’s most expensive suites. So it makes sense that the two would come together to create an uber-extravagant experience for guests at the Four Seasons.... Read More

5 Restaurants Standing Out in Orange County's Culinary Scene

Nov 4, 2016  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

For years, Orange County in California has been known for its million-dollar estates, picturesque beaches, Disneyland and as the sun-kissed backdrop for shows such as The OC, Laguna Beach and The Real Housewives of Orange County.... Read More

Paradisus Completes $35 Million Los Cabos Renovation

Nov 3, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Just in time to celebrate the new year, Paradisus Los Cabos will reopen its doors following a $35 million renovation. Previously Melia Cabo, the hotel is set to debut in December as a luxury, all-inclusive resort with 350 guestrooms, four swimming pools, the YHI Spa and nine food and beverage options.... Read More

Omni La Costa Brings the Holiday Spirit to San Diego

Nov 3, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

San Diego is one of those destinations that doesn’t have four distinct seasons. And, if you’re used to snow days and chilly nights, it can be hard to get into the holiday spirit each winter. This year, however, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad is debuting a new package for those who need an extra dose of Christmas cheer this season.... Read More

4 of Atlanta’s Best VIP Experiences | Sponsored Content by The St. Regis Atlanta

Nov 2, 2016  |   Contributor: St. Regis Atlanta

With more Hollywood movies being filmed in the city of Atlanta than in Los Angeles (as of late), it’s no wonder that the Big Peach has become the home of Southern glitterati. Travelers seeking the crème de la crème of society life—be it in their food, wine, or relaxation—will find it all right here.... Read More

The Porsche Driving Experience Zooms Into The Golden State

Nov 1, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

West Coasters, soon you’ll no longer have to head to Atlanta to get in some racing time at the Porsche Experience Center (PEC). The luxury car brand is opening a second location for its driving experience in California. In 2015, the manufacturer opened its first PEC and North American headquarters in Georgia, and with The Golden State being a major market for the brand, the company decided to debut its new facility in Los Angeles County.... Read More

The Family-Owned B&B Carving Out Its Place in Healdsburg's History

Nov 1, 2016  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

The Camellia Inn, so named after the 50 or so varieties of camellias on property, is a short three-block walk from Healdsburg’s main square. As I approached the walkway up to the inn, I could sense its rich history, one attribute of inns that I love. During a delicious breakfast one morning, the inn’s current owner Ray Lewand wandered in and shared the story of the inn which few had heard straight from him.... Read More

 
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