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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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This 9-Day Myanmar River Cruise Gets You Up Close and Personal to the Land of Golden Temples

Mar 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Experiencing Myanmar now—before it becomes too commercialized—is a must for any seasoned traveler. Doing it in style aboard the newly-built 56-passenger, all-suite Irrawaddy Explorer, offered by Haimark Travel, makes the trip a deluxe adventure.

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Is Now the Best or Worst Time to Buy Up Singapore Real Estate?

Jan 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you own property in Singapore, you may have noticed that several of your neighbors sold their luxury homes last year, while taking some pretty hefty losses compared to what they paid originally. 

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Singapore's Prestigious Fullerton Bay Hotel Offers Unicorn Fur Robes & a Modern High Tea

Jan 8, 2015  |   Contributor: Dan Avila

I love Singapore. This tiny island city-state is something of an enigma with its lack of obvious natural resources or sheer land-mass, yet it has fashioned itself as a powerhouse economy of Asia and continues to grow from strength to visionary-strength. It is no surprise that the luxury hotel scene in Singapore is strong.

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Azamara Cruises Looks to the Future With 2017 Itineraries & New Ports

Jan 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Even though we’re only one week into 2015, Azamara Club Cruises® has us thinking about our travel plans two years in advance. In 2017, the boutique cruise line will be offering 65 voyages to 203 ports in 68 countries including new trips from Australia to Asia and Southern California to South Beach.

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1,300-Year-Old Luxury Inn: An Inside Look at World's Oldest Family-Run Business

Dec 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  3 Comments

While hotels nowadays are constantly evolving by getting bigger, grander and more technologically advanced, it’s rare to see a property do the opposite and remain true to its original form and traditions. Having been run by the same family since 718, the 1,300-year-old Houshi Ryokan is the oldest still-running family business in the world.

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