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The Members-Only Soho House Opens 17th Property in Barcelona

Oct 3, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The Soho House is notorious for being one of the best and most-exclusive private clubs in the world. Tomorrow, the members-only brand will add a 17th property to their collection with the opening of the their Barcelona property. Housed in an 18th century building in the Gothic district, the property will include 57 guestrooms, two restaurants, a spa with indoor swimming pool, a rooftop pool, gym and a 36-seat screening room.

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7 Elite Tennis Academies Producing Pros

Jun 27, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In 2014, Time published an article entitled, “What It Costs to Raise a U.S. Open Champion.” The article dove into the competitive world of tennis players and broke down the price tags of getting your child into the best academies, private lessons and tournaments. “In the United States, families of elite tennis players easily spend $30,000 a year so their kids can compete on the national level,” Tim Donovan, founder of Donovan Tennis Strategies, a college recruiting consulting group told the magazine. “That can start as early as age 11 or 12. At the high end, Donovan says, some parents spend $100,000 a year.

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5 Extraordinary Buildings Repurposed as Swanky New Hotels

Feb 9, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Every year, new hotels pop up across the globe; some are built from the ground up while others utilize the architecture that is already residing in a city. When developers and designers choose the latter, some pretty stunning properties can take shape. Restored from centuries-old structures, these hotels often times feature unique spaces, vaulted ceilings, original moldings, frescoes and even secret nooks. Of the many properties that debuted in 2015, here’s a look at our five favorite hotels that were conceived out of historic buildings.

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8 Airport Restaurants With Michelin-Starred Chefs Behind Their Fine Dining Menus

Sep 4, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

One of the worst things about flying is having to sit at an airport during a layover or flight delay. Thankfully, over the past few years, airports have been really stepping up their games by making these in-between stops more comfortable and fun for passengers.

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The Autograph Collection to Debut 7th Spain Hotel With the New Cotton House

Jan 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In 2010 when Marriott partnered with seven Kessler Collection properties to form The Autograph Collection, they began to craft hotels themed around local culture, arts and individuality. Today the collection includes 56 properties with 31 in the pipeline for worldwide cities. One of those upcoming hotels is the new Cotton House Hotel set to debut in March.

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Hotel Arts Barcelona Opens 43 The Spa With World-Renowned Natura Bissé Products

Aug 1, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The ever-so-cool Hotel Arts Barcelona is getting even better with the opening of 43 The Spa this month. Located on the 43rd floor of the property and offering panoramic views of the coastline, the facility will offer treatments by the luxury Spanish skincare brand Natura Bissé.

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Hotel Arts Barcelona's Enoteca Restaurant to Feature Truffle Tasting Menus

Nov 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Hotel Arts Barcelona is giving diners a chance to take full advantage of truffle season and all its delicious possibilities with two different tasting menus at the hotel’s own Enoteca restaurant. The white truffle is grown under oak trees in the Piemonte region of northern Italy. Because they are only harvested in the months October and November, they tend to be the most expensive ingredient for sale during that time.

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Explore the Spanish Coast in a Chauffered Vintage Car with Hotel Arts Barcelona

Jul 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The luxurious, ultra-modern Hotel Arts Barcelona is offering guests a new way to explore the Spanish coast in style. The hotel’s new Vintage Car Excursions program offers the use of a chauffeured 1986 Rolls-Royce Corniche II Cabrio, a 1958 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II, a 1963 Bentley S3 Continental or a 1959 Cadillac Series 62 Cabrio for motoring tours to the area’s many scenic spots.... Read More

Valmont Opens Spa in Barcelona’s Historic Sarri?-Sant Gervasi

Nov 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Like a myth, I remember hearing of exclusive getaways celebrities and aristocrats reportedly would make to the Swiss Alps. They chartered jets and employed private chauffeurs for discreet week- or month-long stays at a private medical clinic seeking the fountain of youth. No longer a secret, we now know Valmont was one of these luxury wellness clinics, started in 1905, and later serving the needs of the uber-elite. Today, Valmont laboratories are known for their high-end skincare line created by using Swiss molecular-based technology.... Read More

'Wine Voyage' an Exciting Travel and Food Experience

Jul 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Lynn

What better combination could you put together than food, wine, and a terrific cruise! If you think that this is the perfect combination than the Food and Wine’s “Wine Voyage”...... Read More

Mouthwatering Museum Dining Around the World

Oct 14, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Industrial décor, unpretentious dishes, and denim-clad waiters are the order of the day here. Open from midday until past midnight, Tokyo Eat is popular with the city's young, artistic set as well as art-loving families.... Read More

Mouthwatering Museum Dining Around the World

Oct 14, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

No longer does museum dining mean an overpriced salad on a school lunch-style tray. Nowadays many museum restaurants are as pleasing as the masterpieces that adorn their walls. Designer-clad waiters, chic cafés housed in grand halls, and the chance to peek at artistic masterpieces over lunch all offer a spectacular multi-sensory dining experience.

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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

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

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