See Inside Justin Bieber's $20K-a-Month London Rental

Oct 25, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Recently, reports have been circling that singer Justin Bieber has invested in a $5.7 million rental home in London on Helsby Hill while he tours the UK. Local radio station Capital FM claims the Love Yourself singer will be splitting his time between LA and England at a futuristic, 24,000-square-foot home named Steppingstone.

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Claridge's Forgoes Fashion Designer for its 2016 Christmas Tree

Oct 25, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Each year, Calridge’s hotel in London taps a major fashion brands to create their annual Christmas tree. In the past, the five-star property has called on Dior, Lanvin, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry to produce the iconic look. But this year the hotel is going in a slightly different direction by choosing Apple Chief Design Officer Sir Jony Ive and Industrial Designer Marc Newson to bring their talents to the tree.

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Airbnb Files Lawsuit Against NYC Following New Bill

Oct 25, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It was only a matter of time before we started to see more Airbnb restrictions and bans in the states. New York City is the latest to create a new law against home-sharing sites by fining hosts $7,500 for listing their apartments on short-term rental websites.

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Shchukin's 130-Piece Collection Finally Gets Its Proper Exhibition

Oct 24, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s been 119 years since one of the most important modern art collections in history has been available to the public. Owned by Russian textile tycoon Sergei Shchukin, the 130 works of art are now being exhibited at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris until February 20, 2017. The Icons of Modern Art exhibit features works amassed between 1897 and 1914 and showcases artists such as Degas, Monet, Matisse, Picasso and Van Gogh.

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Sala Ayutthaya: A Weekend Escape From Bangkok

Oct 24, 2016  |   Contributor: Zia Hansen

Ayutthaya is a stunning historical city with a spiritual richness that is now preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Just a 30-minute drive northwest of Bangkok, you can visit Ayutthaya for a quick afternoon excursion, but an overnight stay is recommended.

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Costa Rica's Most Posh Outdoor Experiences | Sponsored Content by El Mangroove Hotel

Oct 24, 2016  |   Contributor: El Mangroove Hotel

Costa Rica has become the world’s posterchild for natural beauty. Roughly 20 percent of the country has been set aside as national parks and reserves, two of which have been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The abundance of rainforest and access to untouched beaches gives visitors a variety of unique outdoor experiences to choose from. While you’re in Costa Rica, be sure to enjoy these luxe experiences:     

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Café des Architectes is More Than Just Another Hotel Restaurant

Oct 20, 2016  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

In a great food city like Chicago, great restaurants are a dime a dozen. New eateries open almost daily, and a hotel restaurant can easily be over looked. This is not the case however with Café des Architectes, located at the Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel. The eatery offers internationally-inspired cuisine with local farm-to-table produce, all done with a classic French technique by Chef Greg Biggers.

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The Hawaiian Community Attracting Billionaires

Oct 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Although you could get away with buying a home at Kohanaiki as a millionaire, the Hawaiian community is more of a billionaire’s club resort. Located on the Big Island's Kona Coast, the luxury enclave is the island’s newest development boasting million-dollar real estate tucked between ancient lava flows, lakes and the Pacific Ocean.

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Aspen’s Hotel Jerome is the Epitome of Rugged Luxury

Oct 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Rugged luxury is an appealing concept, and Aspen, CO is its spiritual home. The traditional mountain lodge is given a boost with fur throws, luxurious leather furnishings, oversized artwork and dramatic light fixtures. If Ralph Lauren didn’t exactly invent it, he certainly perfected it. But outside of one of his showrooms, the place that exemplifies this looks best is the historic Hotel Jerome in downtown Aspen. 

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Meixi Lake Hotel Sets Down Roots in China's Emerging Hunan Region

Oct 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Once a center of agriculture in China, Changsha, located on the Xiang River, was known as an important commercial city in the first millennium BC. Yet after the Sino-Japanese War and 1938 fire, the town was destroyed and captured by the Japanese in 1944. In the years following, the city was rebuilt and its population nearly tripled by the 1980s. Today, it is a major port for rice, cotton, timber and livestock and is once again an energetic city with magnolia-lined streets and a hub for the arts.

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Nigel Barker Weighs In on Traveling With Kids, AC Buckhead & Creativity

Oct 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Beth Graham

Nigel Barker is best known as a global fashion photographer and as one of the judges on America’s Next Top Model. I caught up with Nigel at the grand opening of the AC Hotel Atlanta Buckhead at Phipps Plaza. Barker is the global brand ambassador for this European-style property catering to millennials and the creative class. As a guy who spends seven months of the year on the road, simplicity, function and fashion in a hotel brand are key. In our time together we discussed travel, how millennials are changing the industry and what helps him stay creative.

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Chilean Wines: Long on Unique and Flavorful Notes

Oct 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

The concept of grapes and winemaking was little known in Chile before Spanish conquistadors invaded during the 1500s, planting Pais vines which are now considered the country’s national grape. At the time, Pais, also known as “mission grapes,” fed a growing need for sacramental wine used during Catholic masses.

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The Alluring Charm of Carmel-by-the-Sea

Oct 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Beth Graham

Carmel-by-the-Sea, a quick drive from Monterey, is a tiny village along the Pacific Coast. The streets are pedestrian-friendly, lined with art galleries, wine tastings, performing arts venues, and cafés. There’s so much packed into this one-square mile enclave that you’ll need a few days to take it all in. And you won’t need a car, just comfortable shoes and a relaxed state of mind.

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Marriott Takes On Millennials With Live Hotel

Oct 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Marriott is making a play for Millennials (who isn’t?) with their newest hotel in Charlotte. M Beta, which officially opened on October 11, is the brand’s first technology-centric property designed as an innovative approach to hotel stays. I made a trip to the Queen City for the hotel’s ribbon-cutting ceremony, and to see firsthand how Marriott could engage this particular Millennial.

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Eat, Stay and Play in One of Canada's Most Diverse Cities

Oct 12, 2016  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

Montréal is possibly one of Canada's most diverse cities. It’s a place where summer festivals showcase everything from jazz to French music and local culture, a destination where the present meets the past through architecture and long held traditions and ultimately a city where visitors go to experience gourmet food and a lively nightlife. This year marks Montréal’s 375th birthday, and if you have yet to visit The City of Saints, here’s a quick guide on where to stay, what to do and how to get the best out of your Canadian excursion.

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