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The Ultimate Journey Touring Bucket-List Peru

BY : Linda Cooper | 2019

As a luxury explorer I crave places with a personality that satisfy my thirst for travel. I appreciate the personal touches you can only experience when staying at a boutique luxury hotel; embracing its intimate setting that tells a “story...

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Fasano Inaugurates A New Luxury Hotel In Salvador Bahia

BY : Lavinia Lumezanu | 2019

Stretched out on the coast of northeast Bahia, Salvador is so much more than just any other Brazilian city. In fact, the African influences give it a completely different vibe than the metropolitan São Paulo or the beachy Rio de Janeiro. And...

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A Luxury Journalist Goes To Antarctica, Part 1

BY : Susan Kime | 2018

I recently took a two-week Expedition Cruise to Antarctica on the Hurtigruten Midnatsol. It was quite different from any cruise I have ever been on. It was not exactly a luxury cruise, but nowadays, the concept of unique adventure has become a...

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Cartagenga, Colombia's Chicest

BY : Whitney Spielfogel | 2018

Known for its constant sunny skies, warm weather, killer mojitos and eye-popping architecture, it’s no wonder that images from Cartagena have filled your Instagram feed and the city has become an increasingly popular tourist destination in...

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Inside Buenos Aires' Secret Dining & Drinking Experiences

BY : Nicolle Monico | 2018

Buenos Aires, Argentina has long been on my list of destinations to visit. With its neoclassical architecture, vibrant nightlife, European vibes, sexy tangos and historic sites such as Teatro Colón and La Recoleta Cemetery, it was never a...

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Lima's Stunning Country Club Hotel Still Reigns With Recent Renovation

BY : Katherine Bond | 2017

Every major city has an iconic hotel, a historic meeting place for every dignitary and important person of decades past and present. I've written about two just this year: the Strand Hotel Yangon, built in 1901 in Yangon, Myanmar, and the...

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Malbec and More: Exploring Argentina's Fabled Wine Making Heritage

BY : Steve Mirsky | 2017

Argentina's rich wine making heritage dates back to the early 16th century, putting it in an entirely different league than neighboring new-world producers Chile and Brazil. Spanish settlers planted the first specimens of Vitis vinifera in...

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Find Sanctuary in the Sacred Valley at Explora's Luxury Peruvian Retreat

BY : Katherine Bond | 2017

Peru is one of those wow-worthy countries. From bright blue and yellow macaws soaring over Amazon treetops to Machu Picchu’s lush, majestic views, Peru is a paradise for adventure and awe seekers. There’s likely no better hotel group...

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Exotic River Cruise Itineraries with Jean-Michel Cousteau Launch This Year

BY : Meredith Pruden | 2017

Across Europe, the popularity of river cruising has steadily increased through the last half decade with surges of travelers embarking on itineraries along the Rhine, The Seine, the Danube and more. Many of the largest river cruising purveyors also...

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Chilean Wines: Long on Unique and Flavorful Notes

BY : Steve Mirsky | 2016

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...

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A Passion For Wine, Redefined

BY : Beth Graham | 2016

As a grad student at Stanford in 1989, Argentinean Santiago Achaval discovered a passion that many college scholars are just experiencing: the love of wine. And not just any brand, fine wines. Weekend road trips to Napa and Sonoma bested his...

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Brazil’s Former Soccer Star Talks Sports With Ralph Lauren

BY : Kat Ward | 2016

"Normally sport is a movement to put people together," said Pelé, who is arguably Brazil's most famous former soccer star. Over the course of an illustrious career that many professional players could only dream...

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