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VisitLondon.com Discovers the City's Best Places & Hidden Gems Through the Eyes of its Locals

May 28, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

When it comes to where we live or even the places we visit, we all have a story to tell. Whether you’ve traveled many miles to see the world, or you’ve chosen to remain in the same place your whole life, there is always a unique narrative behind a destination; a magnetism that draws visitors in and keeps locals from leaving.

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Experience Luxury Among the Clouds at Western Europe's Tallest Elevated Hotel

Sep 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Claire Bloomfield  |  2 Comments

With almost every corner of this beautiful property boasting floor-to-ceiling windows providing panoramic views across London, it’s not hard to see why Shangri-La’s debut London property is a hit with guests near and far. Completed in 2012, The Shard stands at 1,016-feet tall, making it Western Europe’s tallest building and Shangri-La at The Shard is the United Kingdom’s first elevated hotel.

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3 Picturesque Countryside-Retreats Worth the Drive to the English Lake District

Sep 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen  |  1 Comment

A hallmark of English countryside vacations, the Lake District in Cumbria offers a patchwork quilt of mountain peaks, open fells, lakes and sparkling rivers perfect for autumn travel. The area has also inspired writers as diverse as Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth to write about its landscapes.

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Dover Street Market Gets a Louis Vuitton Pop-Up Shop for the Next 2 Months

Aug 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Louis Vuitton recently opened a pop-up store in the world-renowned Dover Street Market in London. Opened August 15, the space offers some of the brand's newest items and sits alongside other luxury brands like Rick Owens and COMME des GARCONS.

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Need a Gift Idea? How About a Private Dinner in the Tower of London While Surrounded by 12,000 Diamonds?

Aug 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Any history fan will know that the Tower of London is a pretty fascinating place,  especially the Martin Tower (or Jewel Tower)—which is just one of the 21 towers found in the building. The tower used to be the home of the Crown Jewels—which Colonel Thomas Blood tried to famously steal in May 1671—and was even used as a prison for a little while, but now holds an exhibition called Crowns and Diamonds

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Indie Artist Allman Brown Should Be Next On Your List of Music Finds

Aug 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you were listening close enough last season during an especially emotional moment on NBC’s Parenthood, you may have heard Allman Brown’s beautifully written song Sons and Daughters playing in the background. For me, it was when vocalist Liz Lawrence joined him on the chorus, filling his melodies with wonderfully placed harmonies, that I knew I had to hear more. 

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Sunreef Unveils Floating Restaurant & Water Hotel Concepts in Dubai & London

Aug 12, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Floating restaurants and hotels are hardly a new concept, but it's a little more unusual for an esteemed luxury yacht brand to be the name behind such projects. Sunreef Yachts was approached by a couple customers to create such custom made projects in London and Dubai and considering their reputation for some of the finest luxury catamarans, the customers knew exactly what to expect.

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Visit the Architecture and History of 11 of the World's Most Stunning Opera Houses

Jun 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Whether you're an opera fan, an avid admirer of historical architecture, or just someone who appreciates beauty, there are few buildings more lovely than the opera houses found all over the world. Sure, many are incredibly well known (like the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and the Sydney Opera House in Australia), but others tend to be quieter — though their stories are no less amazing. 

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London's Heron Brings Retractable Roofs to Luxury Penthouses

May 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

We love a good penthouse apartment and Heron International has launched two that we can't stop staring at. Found in London's 36-story Heron, which is the first major residential development in the city in the past 30 years, the penthouses are spread out across the 35th and 36th floors and are offered for £12 and £18 million (around $20 and $30 million).

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InterContinental London Park Lane Now Offering SUND√RI Skincare's Full Treatment Experiences

May 22, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you’re looking to add a new skincare line to your hotel, it probably doesn’t hurt to seek out the help of a supermodel who makes her living off of her flawless looks and enviable skin. Recently the InterContinental London Park Lane unveiled its new line of spa treatment products, SUNDÃRI, created by none other than the stunning Christy Turlington. 

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Exquisite 7,000-Square-Foot Hyde Park Penthouse in London Listed at $55 Million

May 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

One of the largest apartments in London, a massive 7,100-square-foot penthouse in a historic mansion on Hyde Park, has been listed for sale by Christie’s International Real Estate affiliate Strutt & Parker for about $55 million.

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InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in Europe Unveil 4 New Auto Packages

May 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Four driving packages have recently become available at various Intercontinental Hotel & Resort locations throughout Europe. Looking to burn rubber in exotic vehicles while calling incredible resorts your base of operations? Check out one of these programs from InterContinental:

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Imbibery's Raw, Cold-Pressed Juices and Cleanses Arrive in London

May 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Jessica Bibi Cooper

Juicing has become a massive trend, and if you don’t have a bottle of designer green juice in your fridge, you’re not keeping up with The Joneses. Juicing and detoxing has had a big impact in the States and its spreading like wildfire here in the UK. But we seem to be behind our American friends, whereas America has a juice bar in every corner and in every store, England hasn’t quite caught up yet.

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Kate Moss, Lily Allen and Harry Styles Party at London's Coolest New Hotel

Apr 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Andre Balasz re-invented the legendary Chateau Marmont, dated Uma Thurman, appeared in ads for Louis Vuitton, and launched the Mercer and Standard hotel brands as paragons of casual cool. Until now, however, he has never had a property outside the U.S. That’s set to change in late May when he opens The Chiltern Firehouse, a 26-suite boutique luxury hotel in central London’s chic Marylebone district. And it’s already on track to become the city’s coolest hangout.

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Does Your City Rank in Christie's Top 10 Luxury Real Estate Markets?

Apr 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

In January of last year, news broke that Japan’s second richest man, Softbank chief Masayoshi Son, had paid $117.5 million for a nine-acre estate in Woodside, California. That set the tone for a booming luxury market that lasted through all of 2013, according to a new report from Christie’s International Real Estate called Luxury Defined: An Insight into the Luxury Residential Property Market.

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