Most of the time, when you hear the name Harrah’s tacked onto a hotel you begin to picture decent casinos, tasty buffets, and comfortable, standard rooms—but you wouldn’t necessarily throw the hotel brand into the luxury category. However, Harrah’s Resort Southern California’s latest $160 million, multi-phase renovation has us rethinking our traditional views of the Caesars-Entertainment-owned hotel chain.... Read More
Other than citrus fruits, much of our produce relies heavily on the natural work of bees to ensure proper pollination. Without these little black and yellow friends, our supermarket produce isles would look pretty grim, and lacking in some of our favorites like apples, peppers, strawberries, lemons, cashews and even walnuts among many others.... Read More
The five-star Aguas de Ibiza Lifestyle & Spa is a concept property. Light, water, and textures guide its design and features which all come together under an eco-friendly approach. The resort was constructed by local architect Juan de los Rios to integrate its surroundings into the building. Working with suppliers aligned with an earth-friendly philosophy, the hotel was built with a smart balance between stylishly-chic and respectably-eco-conscious. ... Read More
It’s pretty hard to miss Burj Al Arab in Dubai; one, because it is the only structure sitting at the end of a curving causeway that connects it to the mainland, and two, because it is shaped like a sail off the Persian Gulf coast. While the building itself is stunning, the property is just as notable and is consistently voted one of the world's most luxurious hotels.... Read More
If you lived in Paris during the late ‘20s and early ‘30s, you may remember the Art Deco Piscine Molitor hotel in the 16th arrondissement, one of the most popular properties in the city at that time. It was opened by Olympic swimming champion and actor Johnny Weissmuller, who played Tarzan in the 1930s and 1940s. But the hotel made its name for itself for another reason; it was there that the first bikini designed by Louis Réard was debuted at the pool in 1946.... Read More
It’s almost time for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and at the JustLuxe offices we’re all abuzz over the once-every-four-year event, and you know, we may have spent some time Googling images of our favorite sexy soccer players (Can you blame us?). As the event kicks off on Thursday, June 12 in different stadiums all over Brazil, we thought we’d find out what some of Rio’s local hotel concierges have to say about what to do while visiting. Check out their insider’s guide to the country’s second largest city. ... Read More
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