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Remote Lands’ 18-Day Private Jet Journey Offers an Intimate Asian Experience

May 20, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Private jet journeys are all the rage these days. Of course, it makes perfect sense, why would you travel any other way? One of the newest itineraries to hit the market is Remote Lands’ 18-day excursion for only eight couples.

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Four Seasons Introduces 3 New Private Jet Journeys

Apr 28, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Yesterday, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced three new private jet journeys: Culinary Discoveries, Global Getaway and International Intrigue. The three-week itineraries will include stops in some of the world’s most sought-after destinations such as Seoul, Mumbai, Lisbon, Koh Samui, Beijing and Budapest.

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4 Up-And-Coming Destinations for the Gourmand

Apr 27, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In our opinion, traveling and eating well go hand in hand. There’s nothing better than digging into a plate of paella in Barcelona, sipping on Tom Yum Goong soup in Bangkok or biting into your first gyro in Athens. But it’s also the undiscovered foodie destinations that peak our interest year after year. Whether you’re a studied gourmand or just enjoy trying new dishes, the globe is full of destinations that are begging to be noticed. In 2016, these four locales have caused us to take another look at their culinary prowess and deem them the best new foodie cities of the year.

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Luxury Market to Hit Low Point in 2016

Apr 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The luxury goods market has hit a bit of a slump. This year growth of the €250 billion euro (USD $282 billion) sector is expected to slow to only one percent as opposed to the 1.5 percent growth rate in 2015.

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VIDEO: An Inside Look at the Iconic Raffles Singapore

Mar 16, 2016  |   Contributor: Richard Crawford

Since Raffles Singapore Hotel opened in 1887, it has seen the surrounding area grow from a colonial trading center under the rule of the British Empire to a thriving independent modern city-state. The hotel's historian Leslie Danker will happily tell you about the property's many famous guests over the years, including statesmen, entertainers and royalty.

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Vibrant Lunar New Year Celebrations Across Asia

Feb 22, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Most people are familiar with the traditions and festivities of Chinese New Year. But what some may not realize is that between Asian cultures, the Lunar New Year is celebrated on different days and in various ways. This year, Chinese New Year fell on Monday, February 8, but in India they party it up for five days in October. Tibet's celebrations, which begin on February 22, include dough balls that will tell your loved ones (or enemies) exactly how you feel about them. 

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Taj Opens a New Property in Mumbai, The Brand's Fourth In Its Home City

Jan 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

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 offers a strategic location near the city’s financial and entertainment centers.

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The 5 Hotels Around Angkor Wat That You Need to Book For Your Next Cambodian Adventure

Jan 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Shereen Mohammed

The Angkor Archaeological Park is a place that will take your breath away. The ancient site near the charming town of Siem Reap, Cambodia spans roughly 250 square miles. It is home to the picturesque remains of capitals and temples of the Khmer Empire, which ruled between the night and 15th centuries.

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COMO Lifestyle Wins Bid to Develop Two Blocks of Up-and-Coming Dempsey Neighborhood

Jan 15, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you’re looking to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to the most popular spots in Singapore you may want to note the Dempsey area of Tanglin Village. Last month, COMO Lifestyle, a subsidiary of Club 21, won a bid to develop two blocks of the upcoming neighborhood. The site is popularly known as a casual weekend destination, but COMO Lifestyle hopes to make it more on-trend.

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Four Seasons is Flirting With Us With Their Newly-Renovated Villas & We Can't Help But Like It

Jan 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s hard to go wrong with a stay at a Four Seasons property. Known for its elegant accommodations, top-notch service and laundry list of accolades, the brand encompasses everything we love about luxury hotels. So when you add Bali into the mix, you’re already pretty much guaranteeing a great vacation.

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Sri Lanka's Newest Boutique Hotel Exudes Serenity Within 6 Intimate & Chic Suites

Jan 7, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sri Lanka is a place of serenity, beautiful landscapes and is still somewhat of an undiscovered destination. This Southeast Asian country is home to endless beaches, lush tropical forests, unique flora and fauna, endless amounts of elephants, Buddhist temples and plenty of delicious fare. Its skies are deep blue and its waters emerald green; it a place where you go to find peace.

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Secluded, Romantic & Lavish: Conrad Koh Samui is What Traveling Well is All About

Nov 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sometimes I wonder if I chose a life of traveling or if it chose me; the age-old “What came first?” question. At five it was El Salvador, at 16 it was all about Costa Rica, and later Spain sealed my love for the world. A plethora of destinations followed over the years. Twenty five years after that first overseas trip, Thailand brought me right back to that same place of awe and discovery.  

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A Day in India Captures The Life, Culture & Fare of the South Asian Country in Under 4 Minutes

Dec 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When Slumdog Millionaire first came out in 2008, it was the first time I really began to consider traveling to India. For many of you, however, I’m sure the South Asian country crossed your mind long before Hollywood took ahold of it. But for those of you who still may need more convincing, this under four-minute video from The Perennial Plate might just do the trick.

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Where to Start on Your First Korea Trip & Which Cities to Put on Your Must-Do List

Nov 25, 2015  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

A country of contrasts and a land of the times, Korea is a surprising blend of out-of-the-norm pairings and an appealing reflection of its past, present and future. From Buddhism and baseball to a demilitarized zone and digital billboards, the country serves up a setting that is both ancient past and beckoning beginnings.

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The Temple House: China’s Most Exciting New Hotel Opens in Chengdu

Nov 25, 2015  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

In China’s fast-growing cities, it can be hard to find any traces of the past. But one of the country’s hottest new hotel openings has made its home in a 1,000-year-old temple complex in the heart of Chengdu, preserving a bit of history while helping propel the booming metropolis into the future. 

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