Editor | Holiday Goddess
Four Seasons to Open in Napa Valley With Plans for Brand Wines
Four Seasons plans to open its first luxury resort in the prime California wine region in 2018, as its first step into an expanded West Coast footprint. Located in Calistoga, the hotel will have just...
Chocolate Cruising For the Indulgent Traveler
This year, Princess Cruises is premiering its Chocolate Journeys program created by Norman Love, one of the world’s top master chocolate makers. The program ices the cake across the spectrum...
How to Drink Like 007 at London's Dukes Hotel
There’s no need to belly up to the bar for the world’s original James-Bond-style martini. The bar comes to you at Dukes Hotel. 007’s literary creator, Ian Fleming,...
Casa Del Mar Revived by Celebrity Designer
Casa Del Mar has had some work done, recently revealing new penthouse suites decorated by Rooms & Gardens, as well as new lobby lounge reimagined by celebrity designer Michael S. Smith. Offering...
Chris Hemsworth Invites Us to Australia, Calling it a "Place You Feel"
Australian actor Chris Hemsworth can lure his fans anywhere. So don’t be surprised if the world shows up on his doorstep now that the star has officially invited every person on the planet to visit...
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Sturges Residence Goes to Auction
Diane Keaton, producer Joel Silver, designer Mimi London, Leonard Bernstein, Christina Ricci, and other celebrities have all lived in homes designed by America’s most famous architect, Frank Lloyd...
Taj Opens a New Property in Mumbai, The Brand's Fourth In Its Home City
Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces has opened Taj Santacruz, its fourth luxury hotel in Mumbai, the hotelier’s home city. Located near the Western Express Highway and regional airport, the property...
From Concept Car to Reality: The 2017 Lexus LC 500 Coupé Stuns at Detroit Auto Show
Japanese auto manufacturers tend to be traditionalists and are often slow to make major changes to successful products. But on the first day of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Lexus...
Shake it Up Onboard Holland America With the New Mixology Menu by “King Cocktail”
A luxury cruise is no place for mediocre martinis, Mai Tais and margaritas. To boost its bar program, Holland America has partnered with 2015 James Beard Who's Who Inductee and Master Mixologist Dale...
About Vicki Arkoff
Based in Los Angeles, Vicki Arkoff is Contributor for JustLuxe, reporting on travel, entertainment, lifestyle and fashion. She is also Editor for Holiday Goddess, the online destination for chic women travelers from the editors of Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Grazia, Conde Nast Traveler, Lonely Planet, and BBC. She's co-author of the bestselling Holiday Goddess books (HarperCollins and iTunes) including 'The Holiday Goddess Guide to Paris, London, New York, Rome' which spent nearly 10 months in the travel Top 10. Four city guidebooks followed and were named 'books of the month.' As editor, Vicki's other books include 'Sinatra' (DK), 'Inside Mad' (Time-Life) and 'Virgin Los Angeles' (Virgin Books). She is one of the Usual Gang of Idiots for MAD Magazine, an entertainment reporter (Daily Variety, Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles Magazine, CREEM), and authorized biographer for pop culture icons from the Beach Boys to Beastie Boys, Paul McCartney to MC Hammer.