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The $400 360fly 4K Video Camera You'll Want in Your Stocking

Dec 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you’re shopping for the adventure-loving techie in your life this Christmas, you should check out the 360fly 4K HD video camera. Not only is it water-resistant, but it is also dust- and shockproof and features a 360-degree camera.

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Warm Up With These 5 Decadent Holiday Drinks

Dec 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher Boone

As the temperatures start to dip even more this winter and snow flurries around us, keeping toasty and finding fun ways to enjoy the indoors because even more necessary. Of course, one of our favorite ways to warm our bones is by sipping on creative cocktails gathered around the living room with friends. We found five cocktail recipes that are perfect for entertaining and will put everyone in the Christmas spirit this season.

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7 Festive Hotels Getting Guests Into the Holiday Spirit

Dec 12, 2016  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher Boone

In just a couple short weeks, Christmas will be here. And no matter where you are in the world, business, homes and cities are turning into colorful and festive displays for the holiday. If you need a little extra dose of holiday cheer this December, step into one of these eight hotels around the globe. With dazzling lights, decked out trees and intricate designs, these seven festive properties have just the right amount of spirit you’re looking for this winter.

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Why New Mexico's Land of Enchantment Is a Great Place to Spend Christmas

Dec 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

As one of the most Catholic states and one of the poorest states in the US—but one with a world-class art capital and strong American Indian heritage—New Mexico is a memorable and unique place to be at Christmas time. Believers flock to the religious landmarks and saint galleries, skiers and hippies converge on Taos, and locals turn Santa Fe into a magical town of twinkling lights. 

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Omni La Costa Brings the Holiday Spirit to San Diego

Nov 3, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

San Diego is one of those destinations that doesn’t have four distinct seasons. And, if you’re used to snow days and chilly nights, it can be hard to get into the holiday spirit each winter. This year, however, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad is debuting a new package for those who need an extra dose of Christmas cheer this season.

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Claridge's Forgoes Fashion Designer for its 2016 Christmas Tree

Oct 25, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Each year, Calridge’s hotel in London taps a major fashion brands to create their annual Christmas tree. In the past, the five-star property has called on Dior, Lanvin, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry to produce the iconic look. But this year the hotel is going in a slightly different direction by choosing Apple Chief Design Officer Sir Jony Ive and Industrial Designer Marc Newson to bring their talents to the tree.

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The Langham’s $10K Package Is Creating Holiday Magic With a Luxury Suite, Gifts From Burberry & a Christmas Eve Dinner

Dec 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Looking for some magic this holiday season? It might mean a little extra time with family and friends, a one-of-a-kind gift under the tree or a seasonal getaway for the family.

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5 of the Best Restaurants to Dine at on Christmas for a Stress-Free Holiday Dinner

Dec 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Planning an entire Christmas feast for the immediate family and 20 close relatives sounds fun in theory, but about halfway through the prep we’re usually wishing we could ditch the idea and head to our favorite restaurant.

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Ride in a One Horse Open Sleigh During Milestone Hotel's Christmas Extravaganza

Nov 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

From November 15 to January 8, 2016, the Milestone Hotel will be celebrating their annual Christmas Extravaganza. The property will be offering guests an exclusive package so visitors can experience London during the holidays, when Harrods store windows are filled with extravagant displays, Regent Street is decorated in glittering lights and holiday specialty shops pop up along Kensington, Knightsbridge and Bond Street.

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Meet Santa, Dine with Mrs. Claus & Play in the Snow at Christmas at Gaylord Palms

Nov 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Every holiday season Gaylord Palms explodes into a festival of lights, snow and Christmas magic. This year, from November 24 to January 3, 2016, they’ll be celebrating the holidays in the same extravagant fashion, with their ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas display.

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Sonoma Valley Presents Wine Country Winter Wonderland With 100,000 Twinkling Lights

Oct 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

With Halloween just a few days away, the start of the holiday season is upon us. In Sonoma, the Northern California city is gearing up for a festive season with a number of activities planned over the next couple of months.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton Takes His Skates to Vegas for The Cosmo's Ice Rink

Oct 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Forget dancing with the stars. My dream is skating on the ice (wearing a blinged-out, custom ensemble designed by Vera Wang with skates by Christian Louboutin), on the Vegas strip with Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton. Luckily for me, that wish is not too farfetched thanks to The Cosmopolitan. For the fourth consecutive year, the glam casino resort will welcome the return of The Ice Rink, transforming its Boulevard Pool into a winter wonderland.

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Swarovski Christmas Tree in Milan Adorned With Over 10,000 Crystals

Dec 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

While most major cities have their own tree lighting ceremony, not everyone has a Christmas event quite like this. This season in Italy, the city of Milan, in collaboration with Swarovski, set up a 39-foot Christmas tree in the center of the famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte Brings Christmas to Life With Chocolate-Filled Holiday Scenes

Dec 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien  |  1 Comment

This Thanksgiving, while most of us were carving our turkey and stuffing ourselves with pumpkin pie and cranberry sauce, the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte was busy creating the winter wonderland that now occupies the entire lobby level of the luxury hotel.

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Celebrate the Last Two Weeks of 2014 With Your Loved Ones at L'Auberge Del Mar

Dec 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s finally cold in Southern California (well, like low ‘60s which is pretty much freezing), so it’s safe to say that the winter season is upon us. And soon enough, Christmas and New Year’s Eve will be here. If you’re still making plans for what to do on either occasion, L'Auberge Del Mar might have answer for you.

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