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9 Phrases Every Traveler Should Know

Mar 6, 2012  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal  |  1 Comment

No matter the travel destination, arriving somewhere new with a good handle on the local language is really helpful. Skipping the charades-style hand gesticulating and the awkward stumbling through the native tongue makes for much easier communication — and it’s also much more fun.... Read More

Castles Around The World

Mar 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Take a trip around the globe to see some of the world's most beautiful, real life castles. From Slovakia to Thailand, these stunning palaces have stood the test of time and are still fit for a king.... Read More

Experience 'La Dolce Vita' at Italy's Boscolo Palace Roma Hotel

Jan 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Emma Dance

There may be no better place to discover the true meaning of 'La Dolce Vita' than in Rome, Italy. And although the city may have changed somewhat since the famous film graced the silver screen, there is no doubt that it is still a city packed with all the finest things of life.... Read More

Holiday Shopping on the Festive Streets of Milan

Dec 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Sandra Cemulini

Milano is illuminated for the Holidays, from the neighborhood storefronts to the designer boutiques. Shopping in Milano is an exhilarating experience any time of year, but it offers an array of options come the Holiday season.... Read More

Armani Hotel Milano | The New Vision of Hospitality

Nov 29, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The new Armani Hotel Milano is the second hotel to be launched within the Armani Hotels & Resorts project and marks the continued collaboration with Emaar Properties PJSC.... Read More

George Clooney Ex Elisabetta Canalis Goes Nude for PETA Ad

Nov 28, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Another celebrity jumps on the naked PETA ad bandwagon—this time it was George Clooney's former girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis, reports... Read More

9 Top Tours for Cheese-Loving Travelers

Nov 2, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

A restored farm built in 1910, Harley Farms is a down-to-earth, welcoming nine-acre space with more than 200 goats. They produce award-winning chevre, fromage blanc, ricotta, and feta and offer year-round, hands-on tours to curious cheese eaters.... Read More

9 Top Tours for Cheese-Loving Travelers

Nov 2, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Cheese lovers are not quiet or shy about their passions. From salty blue cheeses and runny Camemberts, to a sharp Cheddar or smooth goat cheese, flavors rarely border on bland or boring. And cheese aficionados are rarely anything less than opinionated. But no matter your preference (stinky vs. subtle, runny vs. hard), to witness the process of making cheese is to delve deeper into a lengthy process of curdling, stretching, washing, and ripening. And there are places the world over where this process can be discovered firsthand by curious cheese-loving travelers.... Read More

Harvest Festivals Part 1 | Three Picks From the Season of Plenty

Nov 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz  |  1 Comment

A month into autumn, there are so many harvest festivals and regional gastronomic celebrations on the calendar worldwide, we can't figure out an orderly and fair way to cover them. So we shall make do with a disorderly and probably unfair roundup (because we can't possibly include EVERYTHING that's deserving), in installments as we can manage. Here's a first dispatch of harvest-time goodness, with more to follow — in no particular ranking, because "better" in this case is only a matter of personal taste.... Read More

Fine Farm Dining Around the World

Oct 11, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Blue Hill opened in 2004 at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture and has steadily served unforgettable meals to New Yorkers and visitors alike. That the center incorporates a working farm and education center on-site is evident even in the menu, which isnt a menu at all. A server provides a list of seasonal ingredients theyre offering at that time, which will be used to create your meal.... Read More

Fine Farm Dining Around the World

Oct 11, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Agritourism is not a new concept. It’s an old one that makes complete sense — restaurants and inns on farms have much of what they need to accommodate guests right outside the front door. So of course they’re able to give travelers the freshest and most authentic experience, whether it’s working as a temporary farmhand in exchange for room and board or simply making a dinner reservation to sample on-site ingredients. It is safe to say that, while farm stays and restaurants are well-established, there has been a steady increase in ones that rack up prestigious awards and critical acclaim.... Read More

A Virtual Visit to Four European Culture Capitals

Oct 7, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

No matter how many years have passed since we’ve cracked a textbook, the seasonal change of summer to autumn will always be imbued with back-to-school significance. Reading, writing, history, foreign language... inconceivable, isn’t it, that we once got a daily dose of each? In honor of school days, we’ve created a virtual field trip to four European cities that offer four distinctive perspectives on the humanities.... Read More

Salvatore Ferragamo's Il Borro Winery in Tuscany

Oct 7, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Salvatore Ferragamo name has long been associated with careful craftsmanship, especially in the art of shoemaking. The family has since expanded their love of the finer things in life to winemaking, with the Il Borro Winery in the Tuscan region of Italy.... Read More

A Virtual Visit to Four European Culture Capitals

Oct 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

No matter how many years have passed since we’ve cracked a textbook, the seasonal change of summer to autumn will always be imbued with back-to-school significance. Reading, writing, history, foreign language... inconceivable, isn’t it... Read More

Baroque Art from Pinacoteca di Brera May Be Stolen Nazi Plunder

Oct 5, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers

When Milan’s Pinacoteca di Brera loaned pieces of 16th-century art from their collection to a museum in Florida, USA, they probably expected to get them back—but that may not be the case. U.S. authorities have informed the Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science that they may have borrowed a painting that was looted by the Nazis during WWII, and due to this they cannot return it.... Read More

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