Hotels

Ace Hotel Palm Springs

1 Comment 02 May 2012

The perfect spot to chillax: the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs. Super hip but not in an I’m too sexy for my shirt kinda way, just cool and hip and chill and welcoming and beautiful and spiritual. All at once. The Ace Hotel is a remodeled mid-century modern road motel turned cool. The furnishings are […]

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Events

Must See: La Plage in Paris in July

No Comments 25 April 2012

You might have heard how summer isn’t the time to visit Paris, but don’t believe a word of it. If you find yourself in the city or near the city during mid-July to mid-August, la Plage is the place to be! The city of Paris brings in truck loads of sand and lines the banks […]

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Accessories

Just Say No to Hitchhiking Bed Bugs

No Comments 24 April 2012

Ewww. Bed bugs are gross. Bed bugs are disgusting. Bed bugs are everywhere. Seriously, when you travel around, it’s not a matter of if you’ll come across them, it’s when. So be prepared, or at least as prepared as you can be, because they’re sly suckers. Check out Pronto Plus, a bed bug spray that […]

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Accessories

Changi Travel Wallet by Tribe

1 Comment 20 April 2012

If you’re traveling overseas, then you might want to check out the Changi Travel wallet by Tribe. It’s like a wallet and accordion file combined, only much more stylish. More Vogue, less office. You can whip it out with flare and still have everything you need at your fingertips. The Changi wallet measures 6 x […]

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Destinations, Hotels, Kids

Must See: Mexico’s Casa Colina For Rest and Relaxation

No Comments 19 April 2012

For a true getaway, rent Casa Colina, Isla Navidad in Mexico.  Imagine: your own villa with all the amenities of a high end resort like specially-prepared meals, housecleaning services, security, infinity pool and more.  At a fraction of the cost of a high end resort, you can still experience all the luxury while resting and […]

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Events

Jazz It Up, New Orleans Style: Jazz and Heritage Festival

No Comments 18 April 2012

Springtime in New Orleans means one thing!  Jazz Fest (officially known as the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival).    Well, some might argue that it means heat and humidity, too, and they’d be right – but still.  Come the last weekend in April and the first weekend in May, New Orleans is the place […]

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Hotels

Heaven on Earth: The Four Seasons Bora Bora

2 Comments 17 April 2012

The Four Seasons Bora Bora is indeed where time stops. Perch above the crystal clear water in a thatched roof hut (five star, of course), complete with your own…wait for it…plunge pool. Yes, that’s right. You can be sitting in your outdoor living room, gazing at the emerald green waters lapping at the base of […]

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Destinations, Kids

Rainy Day Activities in Paris with Kids

2 Comments 17 April 2012

Paris. Oh, Paris. Such broad streets you have. Such flowing, swaying plane trees. Your ancient cobble stones and eye popping architecture delight the mind. You can’t even look gloomy in the rain. But you can be hard to see in the rain, especially with little children in tow. Oy-veh, where to run for cover? After […]

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Budget

No Money, No Problem: Traveling the World with Zero Money

4 Comments 16 April 2012

Meet Michael Wigge: journalist, comedian, documentarian, and world traveler. In 2010, Wigge zigzagged across 4 continents and 11 countries in 150 days without a cent to his name, but resourcefulness to spare. His adventures are chronicled in the upcoming television series “How to Travel the World For Free”, which starts airing in late April on […]

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Budget, Hotels, Kids

One Fine Day for One Fine Stay in London

3 Comments 16 April 2012

Experience London like a Londoner. Instead of staying in a hotel like any old tourist, stay in an “unhotel”. What is an unhotel? Basically someone else’s home that they let you stay in. Only better because you’ll have fresh, fluffy towels and pressed sheets just like a hotel. Oooh, and those lovely little soaps.

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