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The Perfect 5-Star Endless Summer Surf Trip

Aug 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When you see a surfer headed toward the beach, they’re typically running (not walking) to it, even if they’re a couple blocks away from the water. I’ve asked friends why this happens, and they’ve all separately said, “Because you’re that excited to get some good waves.” Simple as that.

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Fancy Tipples: Rarified Bars Around the Globe

May 9, 2016  |   Contributor: Siddharth Dasgupta

If travel, for you, is an intoxicating blend of taste, spirit and the heady desires of the heart, then perhaps these bars will be just your style. These alluring bars are striking windows into the cultural fabric and social zeitgeist of some of the world's chicest cities.

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11 Private Homes Turned Into Stunning Eco-Friendly Villas

Aug 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Originally meant to be 11 private homes in Bali for hosting their friends and family, Canadian-born jewelry designer John Hardy and his wife’s collection of antique Javanese houses are now used as an eco-friendly boutique hotel in Ubud. Bambu Indah, translated beautiful bamboo, celebrates Balinese culture and modern luxury through sustainable practices.

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Four Seasons is Flirting With Us With Their Newly-Renovated Villas & We Can't Help But Like It

Jan 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s hard to go wrong with a stay at a Four Seasons property. Known for its elegant accommodations, top-notch service and laundry list of accolades, the brand encompasses everything we love about luxury hotels. So when you add Bali into the mix, you’re already pretty much guaranteeing a great vacation.

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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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Is The Mulia the World’s Best Beach Resort?

Aug 28, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas in Bali are quite simply one of the world’s most elegant beachfront escapes. Encompassing three properties in one, the five star accommodations are situated along the gorgeous Nusa Dua's Bay, long a favorite of elite travelers. From alluring suites to chic lounges and oceanfront pools, the resort sets out to go beyond what guests expect in terms of elegance, amenities and service.

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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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3 Awesomely Active Spring Retreats to Enjoy and Maintain Your Fitness Goals

May 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

Vacations and working out don’t always go hand in hand. And we get it. Sometimes, there are days when you want to indulge in some of the country’s best desserts and spend your whole day doing nothing but laying out in the sun. But for a lot of fitness aficionados out there, keeping in shape while away from home is just another part of their already-active lives. For those looking to maintain in their workout regimen while on vacation, here are three health and wellness escapes to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.

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The New Ritz-Carlton, Bali Gets it Right With Culturally-Rich Décor & Locally-Sourced Cuisine

Apr 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

As any luxury traveler and Bali aficionado knows, the island is full of fabulous resorts. And joining the already-impressive lineup of offerings is the newly opened Ritz-Carlton, Bali situated on a cliff in Nusa Dua. Anticipating the long, slow drive to the property (as previously experienced in Bali), we were thrilled to zoom along quickly on the newly-opened bridge from the airport to the Ritz. Claiming to be of the longest ocean bridges in the world, we were taken by the structure, the vistas and the record speed (20 mins.) in which we reached the property.

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Alila Ubud is an Exotic Surprise in Bali's Untouched Jungles

Feb 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

When a hotel's name means "surprise," my expectations surely rise; such was the case with Alila, whose Sanskrit name translates to just that. During my last trip to Malaysia and Indonesia, there was no greater sheer surprise than Alila Ubud, a modern marvel that rests on the floor of an untouched jungle in Bali.

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Travel by Month: A Year's Guide to Following the Sunshine Around the World

Jan 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

We love the start of a new year; and not just because all the “New Year, New You” hype, but more so because it means 365 days of potential travel ahead. For 2015, to assist you with your own travel plans, we thought we’d put together a list of some of our favorite destinations to visit by month. Keeping in mind that sightseeing is typically an outdoor activity, we chose each destination based on its sunniest and/or its most pleasant weather months. 

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Behomm is the Premier Members-Only Home-Exchange Community Exclusively for Artists and Creatives

Jan 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

With the success of Airbnb and home exchange programs, it was only a short time before companies began to get even more creative with their home-swap communities. Crafted as an exclusive membership for designers and visual artists such as architects, film makers, stylists, photographers, and interior designers, Behomm is an invitation-only home exchange program for those with a similar love of tasteful things and beautiful homes around the world.

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6 Cruise Itineraries Across Asia That You Should Embark On in 2015

Nov 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

With the year coming to an end in just seven short weeks, we thought we’d get plans for 2015 started with a look at next year’s cruises through Asia. Pairing together places such as Singapore with Bali and Mynamar with Tokyo, we couldn’t get enough of all the offerings available next year. We handpicked six of our favorites to share to give you a little bit of wanderlust for the continent filled with ancient wonders, mouth-watering cuisine and a deeply spiritual heritage.

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The Mulia Boutique Property is Breathing Fresh Life into the Bali Luxury Hotel Scene

Jul 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

It has been a rough few years for Bali. Once the premier luxury Southeast Asian beach destination for jetsetters and backpackers alike, the island suffered a downturn after the 2002 bombings (Eat, Pray, Love popularity notwithstanding), and a raft of new competing destinations like the Maldives, Koh Samui in Thailand and Danang in Vietnam began to grow in popularity.

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Complete Relaxation is Just Another Day at The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas, Bali

Feb 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas, Bali is the kind of hotel that, once there, tempts you to quit your job and never return home. With its elegant guestrooms, lavish amenities and stunning seaside setting, it’s the ultimate getaway and tropical haven.

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