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Chef Nobu Takes His Iconic Sushi to Paris

Jun 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Lauren Brown West-Rosenthal

If you haven’t been to one of Nobu Matsuhisa’s restaurants, you’re doing your taste buds a disservice. With signature dishes such as Black Cod with Miso, the Albacore Tuna Sashimi with Jalapeño Peppers and Sashimi Tacos, the master chef has created a following across the globe. But dining at Nobu is more than just a culinary experience, it’s evolved into a full-fledged luxury brand. Nobu hotels—with residences on the way—have popped up in chic destinations ranging from Miami Beach to London. Surprisingly, the cultural mecca of Paris hasn’t been privy to the chef’s cuisine, until now.

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4 European Hotels With Distinctive Signature Style

Jun 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Oscar Raymundo

French couturier Yves Saint Laurent once said, “fashions fade, style is eternal.” This point of view is well-suited for designing a top destination hotel. To be considered “best-dressed,” properties not only have to have a signature vibe, but this unique look cannot go out of fashion by the time the next travel season rolls around.

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From Once to Brigadoon: 5 European Itineraries Inspired by Musicals

May 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s hard not to love visiting Europe, especially since country hopping is extremely easy. For jet-setters who frequent the continent, it's always great to find new ways to enjoy some of your favorite cities. So this year, instead of making the typical stops, consider having a theme for your travels. Many of today's most well-loved musical productions have been based on locations around the continent, making it easy to live out these productions in real life.

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Marie Antoinette's Home to Become Luxury Hotel

Apr 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Marie Antoinette is the poster child for lavish living, and come 2018, you’ll have the opportunity to indulge in extravagances just as she would. Antoinette’s former home and the site of Kim and Kanye’s wedding rehearsal dinner, will soon become a luxury hotel. The Lov Hotel Collection will transform three buildings within the Palace of Versailles: the Grand Contrôle, the Petit Contrôle and the Pavillon.

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The Newly-Renovated Ritz Paris Catches Fire, Further Delays Opening Set for March

Jan 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Talk about bad timing. Early Tuesday morning, the Ritz Paris’ seventh floor caught fire and spread from to the attic and roof. This comes just weeks before the renovated hotel was set to reopen on March 20. Fire crews were alerted of the fire at 7 a.m. local time, and the area was blocked off during rush hour while 60 firefighters and 15 fire engines quickly sprayed the flames. 

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This is Why Massive Glaciers Are Melting in Paris Right Now

Dec 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you’re in Paris, you may have noticed that there are 12 huge glaciers placed in a clock formation on the Place du Panthéon, but you may not know why. In order to draw attention to climate change, artist Olafur Eliasson and geologist Minik Rosing coincided their public artwork called Ice Watch Paris with COP21 this week, where the United Nations held a conference on the issue. 

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Paris Day & Night Captures the Beauty of the City from the Eiffel Tower to Skatepark de Bercy

Nov 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Vacationers may be hard pressed to see all the beauty that the City of Light has to offer, but a new short, Paris Day & Night, gives viewers a spectacular visual journey through the streets and landmarks of Paris.

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Surreal Parisian Boutique Hôtel Montana Offers Full-Floor, Artist-Inspired Suites

Nov 3, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

When a luxury hotel is compared to French legend Serge Gainsbourg, you expect something a little sexy and risqué, and that is exactly what designer Vincent Darré promises for the new Hôtel Montana. Found in Paris, the hotel takes over the seven floors above the popular jazz club La Montana, which has been a staple for Parisian artists and heavyweights since the 1950s. 

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Coach Expands Into European Market, Opens First Flagship Store in Paris

Oct 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Earlier this month Coach opened their first flagship in Paris. The new 6,460-square-foot store, formerly a Hugo Boss shop, spans two stories and is located on the stylish Rue Saint-Honoré.

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Visiting the Champs-Élysées: A Look at 2 Newly-Renovated Hotels in the Heart of the District

Oct 12, 2015  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Home to some of fashion’s most over-the-top flagship boutiques, Paris’ Champs-Élysées and Golden Triangle district is also one of the city’s most-touristed neighborhoods. In this setting, two newly-renovated luxury hotels—one contemporary, one classic—are adding more prestige to the area and offering visitors a chance to experience the City of Lights without getting lost in the crowds.

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Dine with Renowned Authors at Hôtel Le Bristol's Dinner Series Featuring 3-Star Michelin Chef Éric Fréchon

Sep 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Do you love drinking wine and chatting about books over gourmet cuisine prepared by a three-star Michelin chef? Who wouldn’t? Well, Hôtel Le Bristol is celebrating the creative achievements of renowned literary figures by putting on “The Wine, the Books” dinner series. 

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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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A Luxury Hotel Spa Bucket List: 10 Spas You Simply Have to Experience

Aug 25, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Traveling can be tough on our bodies. Throw in jetlag and a new climate to acclimate yourself to, and it can be pretty tiring. But any smart vacationer knows that finding the perfect hotel for your trip means ensuring that its spa is just as distinguished as its guestrooms. And these days, resort spas are becoming more than just another amenity.

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Good News! The Palace of Versailles May Finally Be Getting its Own Luxury Hotel

Aug 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Palace of Versailles is without a doubt one of the most popular and stunning places to visit in France. Since the 17th century, the King Louis XIV-built château (and to a larger extent, its surrounding city) has been the epicenter of not only political power and royalty, but also of art and culture—this is where you can find the Royal Opera, after all.

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Grand Pigalle Hotel Is a Quintessential Parisian Retreat in the 9th Arrondissement

Aug 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

With hotel balconies overlooking the cobble-stoned, tree-lined Avenue Frochot in the south Pigalle district where Toulouse-Lautrec once lived, you almost feel like you’ve been transported into Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris. Located on a corner at the junction of Rue Victor Masse and Rue Henry Monnier in the 9th arrondissement, the 37-room Grand Pigalle Hotel encapsulates the romance of the belle époque era.

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