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Monkey Around at the Four Seasons, Nevis

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By Lisa Loverro While most visitors come to the exotic Caribbean island of Nevis in the West Indies to relax and bask in the sun, others come for fun and outdoor adventure. Although Nevis is a small island and considerably more chilled out than its sister island, St. Kitts, it’s filled with an abundance of […]


The Headquarters For Your Luxury London Visit

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By Norah Bradford Corinthia Hotel London is a luxury hotel with a unique location. Nestled between the River Thames, The iconic structures of British government and 10 Downing Street, Trafalgar Square and the art exhibition of the National Gallery and a brisk stroll from the chic boutiques and dining of St. James’s and Mayfair. The Corinthia London’s history has an interesting historical pedigree. […]


French Riviera, La Vie en Rose

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The French Riviera has been a quintessential playground for the rich and famous for more than a century. In the late 1800s, wealthy and aristocratic northern Europeans used to flee the harsh winter weather for the balmier climate of the Riviera but it wasn’t until the 1920s when the Cote d’Azur quickly gained popularity as […]


A Day In Yountville

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By Norah Bradford Yountville is a small town composed of some 3,000 people located in Napa Valley California approximately one hour’s driving time from the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco. More importantly Yountville is home to as many Michelin stars as exist in some of the world’s culinary capitals with disproportionately larger populations coupled with the wine scene and natural beauty of the […]


Wynn Wonderland

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By Norah Bradford Wynn Las Vegas, a two hundred fifteen acre resort in Las Vegas, is known for luxury and distinctiveness in all the small details that make guests’ stays memorable. It is among the world’s most luxurious resorts. Built on the site of the Desert Inn (where Liberace, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Cher, Barry […]


Escape to Fort Lauderdale

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By Hillary Latos As the temperatures drop the Northeast snowbirds start to flock, and what better choice than the white sandy beaches of South Florida. Since the 1920s Ft. Lauderdale has long considered a playground for celebrities and A-listers, as well as spring breakers, and at the heart of the new renaissance of “The Strip” […]


The Gale: Boutique Luxury in South Beach

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By Lisa Loverro It’s all about location when vacationing in South Beach and you get any closer to the action than at the historic Art Deco Gale South Beach boutique resort hotel. It’s located directly on the very posh Collins Avenue and, although not directly on the beach it’s only a block away, and nearby […]


A Chic Retreat

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By Lisa Loverro If you like immaculate rooms, three outdoor pools with varied temperatures and a hotel that has been referred to as one of the “Sexiest Hotels In America,” then get online and book a room at the beautiful Setai Hotel in South Beach. Be warned, all this sexiness doesn’t come cheap but it’s […]


The ORIGINAL Chic and Elegant Ritz Carlton Hotel

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By Norah Bradford The Ritz-Carlton Montreal offers its guests a sublime mixture of old and new. The only hotel in Quebec to be granted the CAA/AAA’s prestigious Five Diamond Award, the Ritz-Carlton Montreal has also been named one of Condé Nast Traveler’s Best New Hotels and Robb Report’s Top 100 Hotels for 2013. During an extensive $200 million restoration, the building’s façade was preserved […]


Hotel Quintessence is Canada’s Best Kept Secret

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By Norah Bradford Located at the base of Mont Tremblant and directly on the shore of Lake Tremblant, Hotel Quintessence is an exquisitely located luxury boutique hotel. Sean O’Donnell and Steve Courey, the duo behind this rare gem executed their vision to  create a five star hotel that exudes extravagance while managing to flying under the radar, ensuring unparalleled opulence within an intimate setting. […]


Chic Modernity Meets UWS

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By Peizhao Sun New York is a beacon. While to each their own interpretation of the glimmer and shine, this sleepless beacon has brought in countless pilgrims for whom the light of New York is the guiding star on the path to urban enlightenment. Rather than the kindness of heart and good intentions, however, boutique […]


England’s Secret Oasis Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

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By Joe Alexander From Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig and Victoria Beckham to Donald Trump, Pamela Anderson and Woody Allen, the cognoscenti have all made the hour and a half trip from London to the fabled country house and culinary oasis of Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, tucked away in the quiet hills of Oxfordshire, England. This […]


A West Village Hideaway

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By Jenifer Pelaez Greenwich Village, or as New Yorkers refer to simply as “The Village” is home to some of the city’s best old-time jazz clubs, pubs, restaurants, and now a new boutique hotel which has become a destination in the heart of this rich and vibrant part of New York City. The Jade Hotel […]


Four Seasons Toronto Soars as the Canadian Brand’s Flagship

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By Norah Bradford Four Seasons Toronto Soars as the Canadian Brand’s Flagship our Seasons brings home 50 years of experience and innovation with its Toronto, Canada outpost. Back home at last: in the city where it all began, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has come full circle when it opened its new flagship on Yorkville Avenue at the corner of Bay Street in […]


The Pearl of the Adriatic

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By Michael Travin & Jenifer Pelaez At the foot of Croatia’s sun-kissed southern tip, overlooking the beautiful Adriatic Sea, the Hotel Excelsior, part of the spectacular Adriatic Luxury Hotels, proudly stands – a modern glass building sculpted onto the cliffs of the charming seaside village of Dubrovnik. This five-star, design-conscious haven has been a magnet […]


Elegant Parisian Getaway At the Hotel de Vendome

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By Norah Bradford Though Paris is home to many fabulous hotels, Hotel de Vendome’s charming and convenient location make it a standout choice for visitors to the City of Lights. This exclusive boutique hotel perfectly embodies the notion of Parisian chic. Located in the heart of Paris’s most fashionable district at 1 Place Vendome, this elegant five-star luxury hotel features attentive service, fine cuisine, […]


Ultimate in West Coast Glamour

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By Norah Bradford The Four Seasons Los Angeles, known as the epicenter of West Coast glamour and luxury, is the perfect place to stay in Southern California for business and leisure travelers alike. Recently renovated, this fivestar luxury hotel is nestled in a vibrant and leafy residential enclave between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. During the early year awards season and later in […]


Hotel Guests Never Want to Leave

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By Norah Bradford Private courtyard (check), afternoon tea (check), ideal location (check). DUKES Hotel, located in central London’s St. James promises that any jetsetter will be treated like royalty in this palace, neighboring some of London’s most prestigious restaurants, high-end stores, exquisite galleries and magnificent theatres. First visit to London? Not a problem. DUKES’ more than capable staff is delighted to be of assistance. […]


London’s twenty-first Century Grand Hotel

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By Norah Bradford Corinthia Hotel London is rated amongst London’s finest 5-star luxury hotels. Combining traditional grandeur with modern freshness, the luxuriously redesigned Victorian destination is ideally located in the heart of London, a short walk from many of the city’s major attractions. “Corinthia Hotel London is an intricately restored grand hotel with a 21st century approach,” says General Manager Matthew Dixon. Its modern […]


Quintessential English hospitality in New Orleans

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By Norah Bradford A short walk from the famed French quarter, home to Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana is a hotel which to paraphrase war poet Rupert Brooke “is a corner… That is for ever England”. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary this establishment began as the vision of New Orleans entrepreneur and Anglophile James J. Coleman, Jr. who thought a location just north of […]


Tre Soldi Brings Rome to Chicago

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By W. A. Muller Jack Weiss solidified his love affair with Italian cuisine and established his business further by opening Tre Soldi in the summer of 2013. Tre Soldi is also located in Streeterville, but distinguishes itself as a pizzeria and trattoria, focused on the Lazio region of Italy. Tre Soldi (meaning three coins) garners inspiration from the Trevi Fountain, made famous in […]


Dry White Hills of Red

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By Rory Winston Rising from the sandy beaches that hang like a wreath along the Adriatic’s turquoise sea, the chalk white world of Puglia with its limestone hills, stone towers, and row upon row of olive trees and grapevines. Here, 3000 years of wine making tradition – from ancient Greek to Roman to Turkish, French […]


The Café Royal London’s Poshest New Hotel

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By Joe Alexander Oscar Wilde, who wrote The Portrait of Dorian Grey, said, “I can resist everything except temptation,” which would include his love for the iconic Café Royal in London. In 1891, this witty bon vivant had a life-altering encounter at The Café Royal. It was here that the renowned writer embarked on his […]


Miami Beach’s Ultimate Getaway

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By Norah Bradford Sophisticated and chic, classic yet contemporary, the Riviera South Beach offers stylish apartment-like accommodations which will be your base when exploring Miami. Walk into your suite and you will find a gourmet kitchen and separate living and dining areas. Hollywood Regency touches meet bold, modern décor for a look and ambiance that is all the Riviera’s own. Sleek espresso hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling […]


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