Luxury Travel

5 Airplanes with Sky Lounges So Sexy You Won't Want to Deplane

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 25th 2014 03:42 PM
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These onboard airplane lounges make traditional first class look like it's for boxcar hobos.
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Academy Awards Season or Not: 5 Spots to Gawk at Celebrities in Los Angeles

by Eli Ellison. Posted Feb 28th 2014 10:15 AM
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, run up to 2014 Academy Awards
Angela Weiss/FilmMagicAt Sunday's Academy Awards, Jennifer Lawrence and dozens of other actors will pose for photographers. Here's where you can find them in Los Angeles when they're not on a red carpet.
Jennifer Lawrence and Matthew McConaughey will schmooze their way down the Academy Awards red carpet this Sunday, and almost certainly you won't be in attendance to gawk and yell, "Marry me, Jen!" Tickets for the bleacher seats fronting Hollywood's Dolby Theatre were distributed months ago to Oscar superfans via social media. So where else in Los Angeles can out-of-towners see celebs in their Botox flesh? Tail the TMZ parasites paparazzi to these locales:
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Love Your Pet Day: 4 Hotels Across the U.S. to Pamper Your Pooch

by Susan Barnes. Posted Feb 20th 2014 09:30 AM
Love Your Pet Day
AlamyTake Love Your Pet Day to the next level at one of these four hotels.
Love Your Pet Day is today. Feb. 20. Of course, if you really do love your pet, you probably knew that.

According to a May 2013 U.S. News & World Report article, Americans spend more than $60 billion annually on their four-legged family members. It comes as no surprise, then, that traveling with pets is rising –- and hotels are responding by offering pet amenities to make their four-legged guests feel welcome, too. Be it Love Your Pet Day or any other day, these four American hotels take dotting on your doggie to the next level.
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Burnt Out on New York Fashion Week? Little Rock's Purse Museum Exhibits the Sexy and Empowered

by Diana Lambdin Meyer. Posted Feb 11th 2014 10:22 AM
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On the surface, Esse Purse Museum is, yes, a fun museum about purses. Located in the trendy South Main district of Little Rock, Arkansas, the Esse collection includes more than 3,500 purses, handbags, clutches, totes or any other name you want to call the things we carry to hold all the things we need to carry.
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6 Cities to Sashay Like the Fashionista You Are (Or Wish to Be)

by Anna Brones. Posted Feb 6th 2014 11:19 AM
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You travel with a minimum of four pairs of shoes, an evening cocktail outfit is always in your carry-on and you read street style blogs like it's your day job: you want to travel to a place where fashionistas are meant to be seen. (Or maybe you're not a full-blown fashionista yourself, but you're looking to be one, and you know perfectly well that it's always a good idea to surround yourself with inspiration.)

In honor of New York City's Fashion Week -- which kicks off today and struts through Feb. 13 -- here are six destinations for the aspiring as well as the full-blown fashionista. Pack your finest. Or just be ready to buy it.
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How to Choose a River Cruise

by Gabriella Le Breton. Posted Oct 25th 2013 04:00 PM
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River cruising and ocean cruising are two very different beasts. Industry insiders will go so far as to claim the only thing they share is that both activities take place on water.

The differences are in the scale and facilities of the ships, the pace of life, the proximity of towns to mooring places and what's included in your cruise fare. The size of river cruise ships in Europe, the world's most popular river-cruising location, is particularly constrained by the narrow waterways and locks they navigate and the low-slung bridges under which they squeeze. The glitzy casinos, spas, cinemas, shops and multiple restaurants found on today's ocean-faring giants simply don't fit.
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River Cruise Review: Viking River Cruises

by Gabriella Le Breton. Posted Oct 25th 2013 02:30 PM

As the world's biggest river cruise line, Viking River Cruises lays claim to the largest fleet, most extensive network of rivers and a wealth of experience navigating the world's waterways. In a nod to the company's Norwegian heritage, Viking River Cruise ships feature sleek, fairly minimalist Scandinavian-style interiors as well as pioneering hybrid diesel-electric engines, which reduce environmental impact as well as noise and vibration.
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River Cruise Review: Uniworld

by Gabriella Le Breton. Posted Oct 25th 2013 02:28 PM

Uniworld offers boutique, "six-star" luxury with its plush ships, discreet and personalized service (thanks to an exceptionally high staff-to-passenger ratio of 1:3), and Zagat-rated cuisine.
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River Cruise Review: Tauck

by Gabriella Le Breton. Posted Oct 25th 2013 02:26 PM
Tauck has won "World's Best River Cruise Line" from the readers of Travel + Leisure two out of the past three years for good reason: the river cruise arm of the family-owned, all-inclusive Tauck invariably delivers good value and immersive travel experiences.
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River Cruise Review: Grand Circle

by Gabriella Le Breton. Posted Oct 25th 2013 09:58 AM

Ever since its acquisition in 1985 by passionate travelers and dedicated philanthropists Alan and Harriet Lewis, Grand Circle has placed great emphasis on immersive travel as a form of enrichment. As such, the company insists on using resident English-speaking hosts, guides and lecturers throughout the world, carefully selected for their credentials in history, geography and local culture and their ability to mesh well with American travelers. Thanks to these long-established relationships with locals, Grand Circle offers distinctive shore excursions, such as a coffee morning in the home of a German family or a visit to a local school.
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