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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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Scott Schuman's The Sartorialist: Episode 1, Milan

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Sep 12th 2013 11:00 AM
One of the reasons we love to travel is to experience cultures different from ours, whether that be across the world or across the state. Go just a few miles and everything can change -- food, drink, language, customs, weather and even the clothes people wear (or don't). For the next 12 weeks, we'll be following along with Scott Schuman, fashion photographer and blogger, also known as "The Sartorialist," as he explores the differences in fashion and culture around the world.

Schuman's first stop? Milan, Italy, where he delves into the street style and visits some old friends that he's photographed in the past.

Milan: The Sartorialist For AOL On
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Five European Airports to Avoid for Flight Connections

by Zach Honig. Posted Mar 16th 2011 12:01 AM

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For business travelers, paying a few extra bucks for a direct flight is seldom an issue, but tourists often book flights with cost in mind, choosing to fly multiple segments to reach their destination if the price is right. If you think connecting at an airport in the U.S. is inconvenient, try gate hopping at London Heathrow, Madrid Barajas, or our other picks for airports to avoid in Europe.
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Luckiest Spots on Earth

by Gary McKechnie. Posted Oct 31st 2010 10:55 PM
A rabbit's foot, a shamrock, the top of a bald head...certain objects have a way of finding anxious (and slightly superstitious) people reaching out for a rub for good luck. The opportunity to grab some good fortune captivated people for centuries, but where should you go for some serious serendipity. From bronze statues to marble icons, these 10 spots are said to bring good luck to those who rub, kiss, or even spin them.
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Overnight Train Takes Passengers to Wrong City

by Fran Golden. Posted Aug 19th 2010 08:38 AM

It was quite a wakeup call for about 135 passengers on an overnight train headed to Milan, Italy. They woke up in Switzerland instead.
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