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Sean Hillen
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Sean Hillen has been an international journalist and editor for more than 30 years and is also a published author. His depth of experience spans several continents. In Ireland, for example, he worked for The Irish Times, the leading national daily newspaper. In England, he worked as a foreign correspondent for The Times of London and The Daily Telegraph. In the United States, Sean worked at the United Nations Media Center in New York. His writing has also appeared in Time magazine and The Wall Street Journal. His website is WorldItineraries.co During the centennial year of the death of author Bram Stoker, Sean's book, DIGGING FOR DRACULA, a tongue-in-cheek travelogue uncovering historic fact and fiction about the world's most infamous vampire, Dracula, was released as an ebook. The book takes readers on colorful adventures across Europe and America including the rugged mountainous lair of Vlad the Impaler, north of Transylvania the underground vaults beside Saint Michan's graveyard, Dublin the only Dracula museum in the world, in New York City, Whitby, England, where Dracula lands with a ship full of soil New Orleans, erstwhile home of vampire writer, Anne Rice and Hollywood, to delve into vampire movie-making exploits. www.diggingfordracula.com
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04.20.2015

One of Paris' Oldest Palace Hotels is Still the Pinnacle of Luxury in the City of Light
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With a marble bust of Louis XVI displayed proudly outside its ground-floor restaurant and home of the French President just up the street, it’s easy to expect great things of Le Bristol Paris. Behind the front desk, crimson-carpeted stairs lead...
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04.18.2015

The Historical Side of Malta: A Guide to the European Island's Past, Present & Future
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For centuries Malta has stood as a key stepping stone for European and Middle Eastern invaders. The island has inherited a rich historical legacy, one it has combined with a modern lifestyle to create diverse tourism attractions. Here are some of the...
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04.10.2015

Malta's Corinthia St. George’s Bay Hotel Offers a Historic Experience With Modern Flare
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From the broad executive room balconies of the Corinthia St. George’s Bay Hotel, the sandstone-colored walls of Malta’s historic medieval buildings stand clear across the inlet, as boats meander back and forth on the Mediterranean Sea. In...
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03.17.2015

5 Dublin Restaurants to Check Out For a Thoroughly Irish Experience
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Dublin is full of great dining options, but sometimes something a little quieter and quainter is in order, making it necessary to branch out. But how do you narrow down the options? Well, we look for the five C's—classic, casual, Celti...
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03.11.2015

Who Wouldn't Want to Stay in a French Estate on Their Saint-Tropez Vacation?
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Once a countryside estate involved in winemaking and silkworm farming, Mas de Chastelas a few miles outside Saint-Tropez, has been transformed into a five-star property attracting a diverse international clientele. It was here that the eyes...
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04.03.2015

Villa Marie Promises the Glitz & Glamour of Saint Tropez Without the Crowds
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Gazing from my terrace at Villa Marie with curlicues of ivy entwined around it, the glitz and glamour of Saint-Tropez seem a world away; yet, the twinkling lights along the streets below seem close enough to touch. That’s one of the many attrac...
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03.31.2015

Domaine de la Baume: An 18th Century Mansion Steeped in Provençal Elegance
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Standing high above hazy hills with its dazzling ochre façade, vivid blue shutters and rows of vintage chestnut trees, Domaine de la Baume is a classic portrayal of a Provençal postcard. In many ways, reality outshines images ...
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03.17.2015

La Bastide de Marie: A Dreamy French Countryside Retreat in Menerbes
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Sitting down to breakfast at a flagstone terrace bathed in sunshine next to rows of succulent grapes is just one of the delights of a stay at the 15-room La Bastide de Marie in Luberon Regional Park. Located in the foothills of Méner...
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02.03.2015

The May Fair's 80 Year History is Filled With Royalty, Celebs & Decadent Parties
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It’s hard to find a more fashionable area of London than Mayfair, which is probably why The May Fair itself has been such a popular hotel ever since King George V and Queen Mary opened it with much royal fanfare in 1927. Since then, t...
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01.27.2015

Baglioni Hotel London Brings a Little Bit of Italy to England's Capital City
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The impromptu master class in mixology, courtesy of award-winning mixologist Salvatore Maggio, proved to be one of the highlights of my stay at the glamorous and quintessentially-Italian Baglioni Hotel London opposite Kensington Palace and Gardens. L...
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