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This is How You Should Start Each Day at Coachella

Mar 25, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Coachella, the annual music and arts festival in Indio, California is considered one of the best in the country. It is also the fourth most-attended in the nation with around 180,000 people visiting each year. As a southern California resident, Coachella is my jam. I’ve been enough times to know that by the end the three-day weekend your body is exhausted (and a whole lot dustier). 

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Join 6 Acclaimed Chefs for a Private In-Air Soirée to Pebble Beach

Mar 24, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Chances are you’re already pretty familiar with the Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival happening March 31-April 3. But this year the annual event is taking things to new levels with the introduction of their exclusive soirée aboard a private jet. Taking off from Los Angeles on March 31, passengers will get to join chefs Michael Voltaggio (ink.), Tim Hollingsworth (Otium, Barrel and Ashes)...

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Wroclaw: European Capital Culture 2016

Mar 24, 2016  |   Contributor: Todd Jatras

Wroclaw, Poland’s fourth largest city, is hosting a full slate of events this year connected to its designation as European Cultural Capital 2016. Located in the southwestern part of the country, the “Venice of Poland” is roughly a three-hour drive from Berlin, Prague, Dresden and Krakow.

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A Look at One&Only Palmilla One Year After Its Resurrection

Mar 23, 2016  |   Contributor: Katie Chang

Upon entering your suite at One&Only Palmilla in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, your dedicated butler will immediately offer you tequila while he gets you get situated in the room. That’s because all 174 rooms and suites come with a bottle of aged reposado as a welcome amenity. The tequila has been aged for 12 months in white oak barrels and sits neatly next to little wells of sea salt and freshly-cut limes. 

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Tahiti Who? Check Out Sandals Royal Caribbean's New Over-Water Suites

Mar 23, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sandals Royal Caribbean just stepped up their accommodations game with their new over-water suites. Located in Montego Bay, Jamaica, these five Tahitian-style bungalows rest on a floating deck connected by various walkways in a circular layout.  Above the turquoise sea, the villas boast king-sized beds, floating over-water hammocks, two outdoor showers, private infinity pools and hardwood floors.

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7 Non-Touristy Things to Do During Art Basel Hong Kong

Mar 23, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

So you’re heading to Art Basel in Hong Kong this weekend. Your wardrobe is picked out, you’ve mapped out your must-see galleries and chosen which parties to attend over the three days—but have you considered what to do during down times? With a city as big and exciting as Hong Kong, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to navigate your way through it. Instead of relying on typical guidebooks, we put together a list of seven off-the-tourist-path attractions, restaurants and activities to experience while in the Pearl of the Orient.

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Island Hop Your Way Through the BVI With a Private Yacht & Helicopter

Mar 22, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

There’s nothing that a little sunshine, warm water and ocean breezes can’t cure (in our opinion). And if the British Virgin Islands are on your travel list, Hallas Travels has a new way to warm up your post-winter bones. The tour operator’s Island Hopping Experience is a seven-day getaway loaded with five-course dinners, helicopter excursions and your own private yacht and staff for the week. 

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An Adults-Only Monastery Hotel Where Celibacy is Encouraged

Mar 21, 2016  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield

Eremito Hotel (hermit in Italian), has only twin beds within its 14 rooms and is described as luxury for the solo travelers. The hotel was designed to look just the original Umbrian monasteries that date back 800 years ago. The property was designed for getting away, losing stress, reflecting and meditating, the way the monks did.

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7 Very Grown Up Easter Egg Hunts

Mar 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Is it just us or did Easter sneak up on you too? With visions of Cadbury eggs, pastel color schemes and Champagne brunches filling our minds, it may have come early, but we’re definitely ready to celebrate. Across the globe, hotels are commemorating the holiday with plenty of activities for the little ones and festive dining options on Sunday. 

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Hunter Valley Wine Country's 5 Not-to-be-Missed Restaurants

Mar 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Just a 2.5 hour drive from Sydney, the Hunter Valley Wine Country is the oldest and most historic wine region in Australia. As it is especially well known for Semillon and Shiraz, a visit will result in tasting endless varietal blends and expressions of these grapes along with other varietals grown in nearby regions. While the wines are the stars of the show, the valley’s dining scene is just as impressive. Every establishment strives to serve seasonal local fare that highlights the area’s wines. Here are five of the area’s best restaurants that are worth a visit:

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5 of Ireland's Best Castles-Turned-Hotels

Mar 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s pretty safe to assume that as a child you had dreams of one day living in and owning your own castle (thanks, Disney). Although we may have grown out of our illusions of being royalty ourselves, there’s still a level of intrigue that comes with sleeping inside a place with so much history. 

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VIDEO: An Inside Look at the Iconic Raffles Singapore

Mar 16, 2016  |   Contributor: Richard Crawford

Since Raffles Singapore Hotel opened in 1887, it has seen the surrounding area grow from a colonial trading center under the rule of the British Empire to a thriving independent modern city-state. The hotel's historian Leslie Danker will happily tell you about the property's many famous guests over the years, including statesmen, entertainers and royalty.

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5 Must-Do Outdoor Experiences To Try in Iceland

Mar 16, 2016  |   Contributor: Namrata Bhawnani

Iceland’s landscapes are some of the most beautiful in the world with active volcanoes, glacier-cut fjords, and black sand beaches that will leave you with selfies and memories that will last a lifetime. Travelers have been visiting the European country for decades and immersing themselves in its natural wonders. As they’ll tell you, the best way to get to know Iceland is to spend time outdoors on active adventures. If you’re looking for ways to get the best out of your vacation, here are five of the country’s must-do, al fresco experiences:

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Iconic Hotel del Coronado Sold in Multi-Billion Dollar Deal

Mar 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Acquired in a $6.5 billion deal this week, Hotel del Coronado was sold to Chinese-based Anbang Insurance Group along with 16 other properties under the Strategic Hotels & Resorts brand. This deal comes just three months after Blackstone Group LP purchased the Strategic brand for around $450 million.

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Iconic Hotel del Coronado Sold in Multi-Billion Dollar Deal

Mar 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Acquired in a $6.5 billion deal this week, Hotel del Coronado was sold to Chinese-based Anbang Insurance Group along with 16 other properties under the Strategic Hotels & Resorts brand. This deal comes just three months after Blackstone Group LP purchased the Strategic brand for around $450 million.

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