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.
Hot rock massage? That’s so 10 years and 50 min. ago. Twenty-four karat gold facial? I’d rather wear it around my ring finger. Reiki? Really? As a dedicated spa connoisseur, I’ve experienced a wealth of treatments including classic,... Go to Article
Horseracing is the sport of kings, so it’s only fitting that a privileged few (just 20, to be exact) should get the royal treatment by attending Italy’s most luxurious and greatest horse race. Your vantage point for the legendary Palio di... Go to Article
A steaming bowl of New England clam chowder at Legal Sea Food, a dozen freshly-shucked Native Cherrystones and Littleneck Oysters at Union Oyster House and a thin-crust Neapolitan at Pizzeria Regina in North End—these are all among Boston&rsquo... Go to Article
There’s no better town in America for culinary adventure than New Orleans. With hundreds of fine dining and regional-cuisine restaurants, it’s tempting to do nothing but eat and drink yourself into a double-wide seat requirement for your ... Go to Article
There seems to be no end to the market for luxury properties in Dubai, especially along the glittering palm-tree shaped Jumeirah Beach peninsula, where Four Seasons has just announced it will open its newest property on November 1, 2014. For those wh... Go to Article
Can you throw a strike at 100 mph to win $1 million? All it takes is a great arm, good luck, and a “Field of Dreams”-level miracle to become the winning pitcher in Disney’s once-in-a-lifetime contest for the inspiring new spor... Go to Story
Santa Fe is a one of America’s greatest meccas for authentic regional cuisine. It's food heaven nearly everywhere, from the world’s first – and arguably best – breakfast burrito at Tia Sophia’s, to the James Beard Foundation Award-winning Red Chile ... Go to Story
LOS ANGELES: In honor of 3rd anniversary, Ray’s and Stark Bar will celebrate with a Mexican-inspired fiesta. The March 24 feast features Executive Chef Kris Morningstar’s savory take on Mexican cuisine with a variety of tasty small plates... Go to Story
Like Enrico Caruso before him, Luciano Pavarotti extended his presence far beyond the limits of Italian opera. Quickly establishing his rich sound as the great male operatic voice of the 20th century, he expanded his reach to stadium concerts and pop... Go to Story
The first great Fall television special arrives this week, and as a stellar bonus, it's another gem in PBS' 40th anniversary celebration of "Great Performances."
Airing Friday, November 8 at 9 p.m. as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival, is "... Go to Story
The petite Nespresso Pixie is exactly the little bundle joy my husband and I have been hoping for. He can have his double espresso java jolt, I can have my gentle Decaffeinato and we can live in fresh coffee-scented bliss without marriage counseling.
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