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Luang Prabang's Amantaka Resort & Spa is Filled With Luxury, A Sense of Place & History

Jul 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

It is rare to find a hotel that blends luxury, history and a unique sense of place under one roof, but travelers who venture to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Luang Prabang, nestled at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, can find all three at Amantaka.

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Is This What You Had in Mind When You Requested 'Al Fresco' Dining?

Jun 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  1 Comment

When Soneva Kiri resort says “al fresco dining,” they really mean it; no seriously, like in a Swiss-Family-Robinson kind of way. Seated in a private bamboo pod, guests are invited to dine among Thailand’s rainforest while strung high above the ground with 360-degree views. In case that wasn’t enough, just wait until you watch your personal server deliver your meal via zip-line acrobatics.

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See the World Inside a Romantic Rail Car With These 6 Luxury Train Tours

May 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s no secret around here that our Executive Editor has a crush extreme love of travel-by-train excursions. Maybe it’s the slow-paced life inside the richly decorated, wood-paneled rail cars, or the hours of conversations you’re afforded with other passengers as you pass through beautiful countrysides, either way, there really is something very romantic about locomotive travel today. 

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Find Some Serious Zen at Thailand's Villa Mayavee

Dec 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

I've never met anyone who visited Thailand and didn't immediately fall in love with it. Whether you are the type to spend hours sunbathing on the beach or exploring tropical jungles, Thailand is where you should be doing it. Don't know where to go? Try Villa Mayavee on the island of Phuket, because…just look at it!

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The St. Regis Bangkok: An Urban Hotel With Uncompromising Class & Elegance

Nov 13, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Treat yourself to an urban vacation at The St. Regis Bangkok situated right at the heart of this remarkable Thai city. Exquisite nearby restaurants, boutique shopping, and Bangkok's internationally renowned elite businesses, and delectable cuisine are mere moments away for guests.

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Starwood Opens Its 22nd Property in Thailand: Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas

Nov 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Just because Starwood Hotels & Resorts already has 21 properties in Thailand doesn’t mean there isn’t room for more. The Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas recently opened its doors in Prachuap Khirikhan, frequented by many because of its beautiful coastline and chic resort towns of Hua Hin and Pranburi. The converted and rebranded 55-villa resort is owned by Bangkok-based Honor Business Company Limited, which also owns the nearby Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa.

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World's First Spice Concierge at Thailand's Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Jul 25, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

You probably didn’t know you needed a spice expert while vacationing in Thailand, but with so many different Thai flavors to experience, Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Krabi has made them more accessible to travelers with the world’s first Spice Concierge. Through refreshing cocktails, exclusive spa treatments from the internationally renowned ESPA and resort-wide programs, the Thai spice expert will give guests a chance to taste unique flavors and explore the health benefits of the featured monthly spice.... Read More

Experience a Tropical Oasis at Thailand's Award-Winning Naka Island, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket

Jul 17, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

The Naka Island, Phuket may have only been around for a little over a year and a half, but it has quickly made a name for itself among serious luxury-seeking guests. The award-winning property offers everything one could ever want in a beach getaway and then some. Excellent cuisine, service, activities, and great amenities — none of which come at the expense of endangering the environment — can be found at the resort. The Naka Island maintains strict environmental ethics, ensuring the area's surrounding beauty will be around for generations to come. Located on Naka Yai Island, the property is truly an exceptional escape from the monotony and rigors of travelers' everyday lives.... Read More

Sofitel So Bangkok Completes Design Project by Christian Lacroix

Mar 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Sofitel So Bangkok has announced the completion of art installations throughout the hotel, designed by world-renowned designer Christian Lacroix.... Read More

5 Reasons to Consider a Stay at Sri Panwa Resort in Phuket, Thailand

Feb 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder  |  2 Comments

Sri Panwa reminds me of Angelina Jolie in the sense that she’s gorgeous from every angle, so it's virtually impossible to take a bad picture of her. Because of that, it’s hardly surprising that just one of the property’s many awards is 'Hotel with the Best View in the World' from Beach Tomato. Before I tell you why I was so completely enamored with this family-owned hotel, however, let’s get the cons out of the way.... Read More

Ultimate Spa Services for Men Around the World

Oct 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Whether in need of a muscle-relaxing massage, soothing skin treatment or even laser hair removal service, men are flocking to spas across the globe. We bring you some of the best the world has to offer for luxury men’s spa services.... Read More

6 Unlikely Wine Regions Around the World

Aug 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  4 Comments

Certain parts of the world are like sacred ground for oenophiles, namely France and Northern California. But a number of unexpected locales are also getting into the wine business and turning out vintages that are receiving a lot of attention.... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel in Thailand Where You Can Ride Elephants

Jul 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

While there are many luxury hotels in Thailand, where else but the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle can you be riding elephants in the jungle one minute and the next soaking in a hand-hammered copper bathtub in your own private deluxe tent?... Read More

Glamping in Top Travel Destinations Around the World

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz  |  2 Comments

Tree houses, yurts, modified Airstream trailers and other alternative shelters are making a big-city comeback as the “glamour camping” trend moves into urban centers around the world. As to the appeal of urban glamping—well, any child of the city or the suburbs who ever “camped” in the back yard on a summer night can understand.... Read More

Urban Glamping Around the World

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Tree houses, yurts, modified Airstream trailers and other alternative shelters are making a big-city comeback as the “glamour camping” trend moves into urban centers around the world. As to the appeal of urban glamping—well, any child of the city or the suburbs who ever “camped” in the backyard on a summer night can understand. You’re right in the middle of it all: hearing snatches of city noise, grazing on easy-to-replenish food supplies, and sleeping under the stars, in a comfy bed that someone else will make up the next morning.... Read More

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