VisitLondon.com Discovers the City's Best Places & Hidden Gems Through the Eyes of its Locals

LUXURY VACATIONS | by: JUSTLUXE TEAM

When it comes to where we live or even the places we visit, we all have a story to tell. Whether you’ve traveled many miles to see the world, or you’ve chosen to remain in the same place your whole life, there is always a unique narrative behind a destination; a magnetism that draws visitors in and keeps locals from leaving.

COMMENTS 1 | 2014

Spontaneous, Eco-Conscious, Social & Other 2014 Wedding Trends As Seen at Top Hotels

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RESORTS & SPAS | by: LENA KATZ

It’s nearly wedding season, so congratulations to all couples en route to their “I do” moment. We won’t say “en route to the altar,” because altars aren’t a necessary element anymore—and neither are white dresses, seating arrangements or shoes, for that matter. A luxury wedding in 2014 is all about creating maximum joy and meaningfulness for the couple and the guests. If traditions fit into the plan, great, if not, they get a reboot. Here are some of our favorite trends, sourced from wedding experts in top destinations.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

Head Down Under for Tasmania's Uninhabited Wilderness, Thriving Art Scene & Gourmet Eats

Hiking up for views of stunning Wineglass Bay.
LUXURY VACATIONS | by: ERIC ROSEN

Though the very name conjures up a faraway place at the very end of the earth, not to mention an irascible but beloved animated character, Tasmania is one of Australia’s most beguiling destinations, and one that is attracting more visitors than ever thanks to a thriving arts scene, a cadre of talented young chefs making the most of the island’s bounty, spectacular unspoiled scenery and fabulous luxury experiences. Whether it’s a traveler’s first trip to Australia or a frequent visitor looking for new corners to explore, this intriguing island is a destination worth exploring on your next jaunt Down Under.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

Palau: The Small, Young Island Nation With the World's Best Diving

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LUXURY VACATIONS | by: DONALD HERRERA-FAIRBAIRN

While Palau is one of the youngest and smallest sovereign states in the world, it's a destination steeped in fascinating history and world conflict that has emerged as a tourism hotspot after receiving a boost in notoriety from the 2005 TV season of Survivor.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

Jet Set to Tuscany, Sleep in a Castle & Learn the Art of Italian Cooking With Michelin-Starred Chefs

LUXURY VACATIONS | by: JUSTLUXE TEAM

I don’t know about you, but it’s pretty hard for us to pass up a trip that offers to take you on a culinary adventure through Florence, Italy. Foodie or not, we’ve all got to eat, so why not do it while hobnobbing with esteemed chefs and overlooking the Tuscan countryside? That’s what we thought.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

Forget Vegas: Elope at One of These 10 Picturesque Wedding Destinations

HOTELS | by: LENA KATZ

When you think elopement, do you instantly imagine Las Vegas drive-through chapels and Elvis impersonators? Maybe that was okay back when Britney and Jason (Who? Yeah we don't remember him either) were doing it. But nowadays, couples are getting more adventurous with their quick weddings and are finding ways to exchange vows in glamorous locations. So forget tradition, and escape to a location that is stunning enough to suit the most extraordinary day of your life.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

From Cabo to Cancun: Discover 4 of Mexico's Best Hotels & Resorts

Capella Pedregal
HOTELS | by: ERIC ROSEN

Most people’s experience of the starter version of Mexico includes the Cabo San Lucas pool party scene, wandering the art galleries of Puerto Vallarta, snorkeling the cenotes of the Riviera Maya and navigating Cancun’s night clubs. But for those looking to delve deeper, there are fabulous resorts beyond the traditional hotel zones that provide a more authentic counterpoint to Mexico’s mainstream vacation culture. To help you navigate some of the country's best resorts, we chose four of our favorites:

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

Jamaica Gets Some Karisma With The Newly Renovated All-Inclusive Azul Sensatori Resort

The main pool at Azul Sensatori Jamaica
RESORTS & SPAS | by: CHANIZE THORPE

In the past, all-inclusive resorts weren’t considered a luxury vacation. The one-price-pays-all concept would consist of mediocre accommodations, watered down cocktails in plastic cups, and uninspired cuisine in buffet-style restaurants. Well, times have changed, and the proof is in the pudding at the new Azul Sensatori Jamaica, which officially welcomed guests in April 2014 after a super-quiet soft opening in December 2013. 

COMMENTS 2 | 2014

Heading to Brazil For The World Cup? Here’s Our Guide to the 12 Host Cities

LUXURY VACATIONS | by: LENA KATZ

With less than 30 days to go before the World Cup kicks off, host country Brazil is in serious party-prep mode: sweeping up the shavings on new stadium construction, rigging up huge screens on the beach for public viewing parties, and preparing to welcome millions of visitors from around the world. Surprise, surprise though, while the US might not be as crazy about soccer (AKA futbol) as other countries, it was still the No. 1 ticket-purchaser as of April 11.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

6 of The Best Places To Steal A Kiss in St. Thomas

St. Thomas Beach
LUXURY VACATIONS | by: KIMBERLY FISHER

St. Thomas, a cosmopolitan island located in the Caribbean, is one of three islands that make up the US Virgin Islands. US residents do not need a passport to get there, and it offers something special year-round with warm seas, cool breezes, perfect weather and enough mystery and glamour to be the perfect jet-set vacation spot only a stone’s throw away from home. St. Thomas is also a hidden gem for romantic moments; here are six places to steal a kiss on this sexy island:

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

See the World Inside a Romantic Rail Car With These 6 Luxury Train Tours

LUXURY VACATIONS | by: NICOLLE MONICO

It’s no secret around here that our Executive Editor has a crush extreme love of travel-by-train excursions. Maybe it’s the slow-paced life inside the richly decorated, wood-paneled rail cars, or the hours of conversations you’re afforded with other passengers as you pass through beautiful countrysides, either way, there really is something very romantic about locomotive travel today. 

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

Beverly Hills to Welcome the West Coast's First Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills
HOTELS | by: VICKI ARKOFF

After years of rumors and rejected city proposals, it’s now confirmed. One of the world’s most famous luxury hotel brands, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, is coming to one of the most recognized zip codes: 90210.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

Soak in Your Own Private Infinity Pool at Petasos Beach Resort & Spa in Mykonos

HOTELS | by: DONALD HERRERA-FAIRBAIRN

Situated above seaside cliffs of Psarou Bay on Greece's Mykonos Island, Petasos Beach Resort & Spa is a recently renovated property with a bright, whitewashed setting that offers a beautiful take on Cycladic architecture and design. With nearby beaches and a wonderful Mediterranean island to explore, there are many reasons to check out this notable destination.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

Straffan House Available for Exclusive Hire With Access to The Palmer Ryder Cup Course

LUXURY VILLAS | by: JUSTLUXE TEAM

The five-star Kildare Hotel, Spa & Country Club (The K Club) has a very distinct old-Irish-wealth feel to it on its 550 acres of countryside property. Home to two championship golf courses, The Palmer Ryder Cup Course and The Smurfit Course, the hotel is among Ireland’s finest and hailed as one of Europe’s best golf destinations.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

The Iconic Waldorf Astoria Opens New Hotel in the Holy Land of Jerusalem

HOTELS | by: NICOLLE MONICO

There’s something intriguing about the opening of the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem—bringing together the old world with today's modern society—so much so, that we're seriously considering a trip to the Holy Land this year to check it out. The new hotel, blending Greco-Roman, Gothic and Ottoman architecture, sits at the intersection of King David, Agron and Mammilla Streets and nearby the Jaffa Gate.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

April 2014 Openings: The Latest List of Luxury Hotels to Open Their Doors

Hilton Santa Fe Mexico City
HOTELS | by: JUSTLUXE TEAM

Last month, seven new luxury hotels opened their doors to the public—but some are in places you may not expect. So in order to keep you up-to-date with the latest happenings around the globe, we gathered a list of those properties plus some quick facts about each. If you’re one of the few who’ve already experienced a stay, let us know what you loved (or didn’t love) about it.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in Europe Unveil 4 New Auto Packages

RESORTS & SPAS | by: DONALD HERRERA-FAIRBAIRN

Four driving packages have recently become available at various Intercontinental Hotel & Resort locations throughout Europe. Looking to burn rubber in exotic vehicles while calling incredible resorts your base of operations? Check out one of these programs from InterContinental:

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

Stop Dreaming & Let Black Tomato Finally Plan Out Your Bucket List Vacations

LUXURY VACATIONS | by: NICOLLE MONICO

Everyone has a bucket list, seriously, everyone. And somehow we’re always adding to them but rarely crossing things off…mostly because, who really has time to plan these things anyway? Well the good people at Black Tomato, a luxury lifestyle and travel service company, has made it easier to start checking off those boxes. Launching My Bucket List, the company has begun offering its clients a chance to fulfill their goals and finally take part in the experiences they’ve been dreaming about.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

Biloxi's Beau Rivage Might Just Be the Crown Jewel of Mississippi's Gulf Coast

Exterior of Beau Rivage
HOTELS | by: KARIN LEPERI

Born of Southern luxury and bathed in sophisticated charm, the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi is a waterfront casino hotel that easily claims the title of “Best on the Gulf Coast.” Owned and operated by MGM Resorts International, Beau Rivage has been a Mississippi landmark since it originally opened on March 16, 1999. At an original cost of about $800 million, the 32-story building quickly became the Gulf Coast’s resort showcase.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

A Medieval Past, Gothic-Style Architecture & Aquavit Liquor Are All Part of Trondheim's Charm

Trondheim
LUXURY VACATIONS | by: TERRI MARSHALL

Renowned for its majestic mountains, fabulous fjords and rugged beauty, Norway has attracted adventure lovers for years. While the country’s landscape is truly a treasure, the cities of Norway offer a blend of culture, luxury and extraordinary cuisine.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

Diving & Snorkeling Are Out: These 6 Deep Sea Submarine Tours Are In

Submarine Safaris SL
LUXURY VACATIONS | by: NICOLLE MONICO

Okay, so you’ve traveled the world enough to be over the traditional tours that are offered at each different country, and are probably in need of something a little different on your next adventure. Growing in popularity among travelers is submarine tourism, which isn't a new concept per se, but has picked up speed in the last few years. 

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

6 Amazing Spots to Go Snorkeling in the Caribbean

LUXURY VACATIONS | by: NICOLLE MONICO

The Caribbean Sea offers a wealth of marine life and coral reefs to explore by snorkeling. But depending on what you’re looking to see, it’s best to know exactly what kind of offerings each destination has before booking your vacation. If you’re in the mood for kissing Stingrays, there’s a place just for you; if you’d rather meander over a 600-foot hole, we’ve got just the spot. These are six cool locations in the Caribbean to fill any snorkeler’s appetite.  

COMMENTS 1 | 2014

Cruise the Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia on a 15-Day Trip with Uniworld

Uniworld
CRUISES | by: DIANE SUKIENNIK & MICHAEL REISS

Experience two exotic countries in one exceptional journey through Uniworld, a luxury river cruise company. Traditional country charm and vibrant city life are seamlessly intertwined on their 15-day tour that includes seven nights on the River Orchid plying the mystical Mekong River. It also includes seven nights in luxury hotels near must-see sights, including UNESCO World Heritage site, Angkor Wat. Most importantly, encounter the culture and meet the gracious and resilient people who make Vietnam and Cambodia their home.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

6 Hotels Offering Delicious Easter Brunches in Some of Our Favorite Cities

HOTELS | by: JUSTLUXE TEAM

This weekend, many of us will be celebrating Easter, some staying home to cook big meals for family and friends, and others opting to use the holiday as an excuse to travel. If you’re part of the latter group and are still looking for a place to enjoy brunch on Sunday, April 20, check out the menu offerings at these six hotels in some of our favorite cities.  

COMMENTS 0 | 2014

Travcoa Celebrates 60th Birthday With 10-Day Trip Around Peru by Private Plane

LUXURY VACATIONS | by: DONALD HERRERA-FAIRBAIRN

In celebration of its 60th anniversary, luxury travel company Travcoa has crafted a truly spectacular package to commemorate the occassion. The Incredible Peru by Private Plane 10-day trip is an adventure by jet to view some of the country’s most impressive sights.

COMMENTS 0 | 2014
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