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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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The Over 40-Year-Old Shangri-La is Still One of Singapore's Best Hotels

Oct 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Opened over 40 years ago, the Shangri-La Singapore was the luxury chain’s first property. When it initially welcomed guests to its location off Orchard Road, it was really just that…off a road that was lined by orchards and other agricultural ventures. Today, however, the district has become one of city-state’s most upscale and trendiest neighborhoods, and the hotel itself has grown alongside it.

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Ritz-Carlton Adds 2 New Resorts to Bali, Securing it as a Top Destination For Luxury Travelers

Oct 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Though times were tough for Bali following terrorist bombings in 2002, the Indonesian island slowly but surely reclaimed its place on the hot list as an international jet-set destination. 

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Singapore Named the #1 Place to Live & Work, Expats Making $200K Annually

Oct 1, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Last week, HSBC’s Expat Explorer survey named Singapore as the best place to live and work for expats. Congrats, Lion City! With a focus on economics, experience and family, the survey queried 21,950 respondents in 39 countries. According to the Wall Street Journal, the results found that 59 percent of Singapore expats believed it is a good place to move up in their careers, 67 percent praised the city’s quality of living and 65 percent noted their children’s improved health and well-being.

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The More Tranquil Side of Bali: Alila Uluwatu is for Zen-Seekers

Jul 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Dan Avila

There is a reason that over three million travelers choose to visit Bali every year. For decades, Bali has consistently drawn holidaymakers from around the world by offering diverse experiences with a common theme of beauty, hospitality and authenticity. The island nation offers a wild night life, crowded markets and plenty of action, but not Uluwatu—which sums up why we visited. I have been to Bali more times than I can recall, but this last trip was a favorite.

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Singapore's St. Regis Hotel is the Difference Between a Good Trip & and an Excellent One

Jun 26, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you’ve ever made the 19 to 24-hour journey from the states to Singapore, you know how important it is to have an amazing hotel awaiting your arrival. You need a property that starts pampering you from the second you leave baggage claim until you return to the airport days later. When that hotel is The St. Regis Singapore, then you can rest assured you’re in good hands (even if you’ve only traveled for an hour).

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Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel Puts You in the Center of Culture, Dining & Entertainment in Lion City

Mar 25, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Orchard Road is Singapore’s entertainment hub and home to high-end boutiques, gourmet restaurants, lively bars, and none other than the newly-revamped Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel. The five-star property brings guests into the heart of the city, easily allowing them to experience the area’s most popular attractions.

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Mandarin Oriental Singapore: A 5-Star Gem on the Bay With Sensational City Views

Mar 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

In less than 50 years of nationhood, Singapore has risen to become a first world powerhouse. It's home to the city-state’s Botanical Garden, the night zoo, and all the entertainment on Sentosa Island. Of course, you can experience endless shopping at every price point as well, and 24/7-dining.

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Capella Singapore Reigns as One of the City-State's Best Five-Star Resorts

Mar 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Singapore shines with the brightest facets of a star-studded jewel. This remarkable island nation lit the galaxy of first world nations just 50 years ago and continues to sparkle with world-class offerings in every category from aquariums to zoos and accommodations to nightlife.

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Villa Inle Resort & Spa Wins Us Over With Private Suites, Boating Trips & Burmese Delights

Mar 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

No trip to Myanmar would be complete without a visit to Inle Lake. In fact, if you only visit one place in the sovereign state, it should be this magical area. This lake, sitting 4,000-feet-above sea level, provides a microcosm of all of the delights you wish to experience in Myanmar without the hassle of traveling from village to village.

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