10 of the Most Expensive Homes in the World

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111The houses below are ten of some of the most expensive homes in the world. It is not a complete list, and prices vary. One thing is for sure they are all very big, full of amazing features and are very expensive. Enjoy.   Buckingham Palace – $1.51 billion The British Queens official residence, Buckingham Palace, is now recognised as the…

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The Luxury Collection’s Exclusive New Luggage by Sofia Sanchez de Betak

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The Luxury Collection‘s new exclusive luggage line features a collection of limited-edition Globe-Trotter travel trunks designed by Art Director/Traveler/Fashionista Sofia Sanchez de Betak, inspired by her summer vacation in Greece.   The collection features four styles – Mykonos, Santorini, Athena, and Messinia – each named after Greek destinations featured in a colorfully illustrated map on the trunk’s interior. Each map highlights hidden treasures and off-the-beaten-path…

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Enjoy a 4-Day Michelin Culinary Experience in the Land of Verdi

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October in Italy will feature the once-in-a-lifetime trip to the 2016 Verdi Festival. For those who would like to explore the region where Verdi lived and worked, notable American tour operator to Italy Perillo’s Italy Vacations has put together a completely customizable* 4 Day Michelin Culinary Experience.   Credit to Katie Papadopoulos, DQMPR Guests will stay at Antica Corte Pallavicina. a rustic-chic restaurant…

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Live the Life of a Celebrity On an Ultra Luxury Yacht Tour of the Virgin Islands

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  Imagine arriving on a private jet to the enchanting paradise of the British and US Virgin Islands.  Picture visiting the most exclusive island retreats on a richly furnished, private yacht and being attended to by a superb staff, yours for an unforgettable week. See yourself surveying some of the area’s 60 + islands from a private helicopter. You’ll dine…

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Hyatt Partners with Dominique Ansel & Gunnar Peterson to Evolve Hotel Experience

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Hyatt Regency has launched the brand’s It’s Good Not To Be Home Campaign. Teaming up with Fast Company and Inc. to give entrepreneurial-minded business travelers the opportunity to flex their creative muscles and share why its “It’s Good Not to be Home” while on the road by submitting creative ideas on social media using #HyattRegencyContest. Two winners will then be selected to have the opportunity to…

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Book Review- My Hotel Room by Aladdin Ishmael

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Aladdin Ishmael, a well-known Los Angeles based photographer is releasing his highly anticipated book MY HOTEL ROOM this September. Aladdin spent the past year and a half traveling to some of the most luxurious International hotels; In each city he worked with top models intimately shooting them in the luxe hotel rooms. By Focusing on the architecture of each venue and personality…

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Happy National Lemonade Day

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  When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. Especially today, which happens to be  National Lemonade Day. What better way to celebrate than with a light and refreshing take on a classic Mojito. Mix up the below Patrón Mango Mint Tea Mojito cocktail to retreat from the heat and stay cool, all summer long.   Mango Mint Tea Mojito 2 oz Patrón…

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Happy National Potato Day

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August 19th marks National Potato Day, and what better way to celebrate than with American-made Blue Ice Vodka. At only 52 calories per ounce and gluten free, America’s number one rated handcrafted potato vodka can be enjoyed guilt-free. Try this cocktail to add a little sweetness to National Potato Day!        

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How to Save 70% on a Private Jet Travel

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Summer is here and that means ultra-affluent, Private Jetsetters are hunting for empty legs* to offset their sometimes six-figure travel costs. Every summer, the “empty leg season” (when more jets need re-positioning) surges, giving savvy veterans a chance to save tens of thousands of dollars on luxury travel, while the rest pay full-price. But, unless you know how to look…

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Happy National Rum Day

travel August 16, 2016 0 Comments

  We’re officially in the dog days of summer and there’s no better way to cool off than with an ice cold cocktail, specifically a rum based one since August is officially National Rum Month and National Rum Day is today.    Did you know –  The temperate climates of the Caribbean, where more than 80% of rum distilled, cause this spirit to age faster than others aged in more moderate climates –…

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#LiveLikeALocal @ Viceroy Central Park New York

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This summer Viceroy Central Park New York is introducing their #LiveLikeALocal experience for guests to truly experience the city of Manhattan the way a local would (no giant tour buses and group tours of the Statue of Liberty here). Between the complementary Citibike/Metrocard pass and a curated guide from the property’s Chief Concierge, the Live Like a Local package is…

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Latin Inspired Cocktails for Late Summer

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Want to wow your guests with creative late summer libations? Check out these hot and spicy options. By incorporating fresno chiles, passion fruit, lime, and tequila with a fresh chili garnish you get the Heat of the Moment from Bottiglia.  For a sweet and sour mix, combine tequila, ancho chilis, and a salt rim for the Simply Ancho Chili Margarita from Tilted Kilt. For a tasty…

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Top 10 Luxury Hotels In The World

featured travel August 14, 2016 0 Comments

  One of the best parts of travelling abroad is staying in beautiful hotels. From small hostels which allow guests to mingle with each other to luxury hotels with palatial suites designed for maximum privacy, there are dozens of different types of hotels which suit all kinds of requirements. Whilst most people look for comfort and some entertainment in their…

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Interview with NYC Artist Marko Stout

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  KF: How long have you been a multimedia visual artist?  STOUT: A long time. But, my career really took off about 10 years ago after moving to Manhattan. I started showing some sketches and painting at a few local group shows in the city. And then the galleries started to approach me to show more prints in their galleries.…

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NYC “Digital Detox” Hotel Package at The Sanctuary Hotel

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For couples looking to reconnect while disconnecting from their tablets and smartphones, the Sanctuary Hotel offers the Digital Detox Couples Retreat. Perfect for a summer getaway, upon check-in, travelers’ iPhones, tablets and other “screens” will be locked away safely for the duration of their stay (or however long the guest chooses). The rates start at $475 for Deluxe Queen rooms and…

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Watermark Bar to Host New York City Super Craft Beer Festival

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  Merchants Hospitality is thrilled to host the second annual NYC Super Craft Beer festival at Manhattan’s Watermark Bar, South Street Seaport’s premier outdoor venue on Pier 15. The NYC Super Craft Beer Fest will feature a unique tasting experience from over 80 craft breweries showcasing their best and most noteworthy seasonal accomplishments in beer and ciders. Watermark Bar’s food…

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Flying a Private Jet to the 2016 Rio Olympics

travel July 27, 2016 0 Comments

With it’s sparkling waters, rich historic culture and progressive culinary scene, Rio is one of the most extraordinary travel destinations in the world. The 2016 Olympics will take place in the metropolis from August 5th-21st and Encore Jets, a leading private jet company predicts that the traffic into the airports from private jets is expected to be more than any single event…

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