Accessories

What’s in Your Travel Beauty Bag, Tara?

1 Comment 19 September 2012

Editor’s Note: We asked our writers to put together a list of their favorite beauty items while traveling. Now, we’re sharing all their travel-savvy wisdom with you. Check back each week to see a new list of beauty items our writers won’t leave home without. My travel beauty regimen is more about minimizing size and […]

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Accessories

What Are Your Top 5 Travel Must-Haves, Tara?

3 Comments 15 August 2012

Editor’s Note: We asked our writers to put together a list of their 5 travel must-haves. Now, we’re sharing all their travel-savvy wisdom with you.  I have been traveling seriously, in the my-trips-not-my-family’s sense, for twenty years. Advancing age isn’t necessarily something we celebrate in this society, but as a traveler it does come with […]

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Events

Isle of Wight Festival

No Comments 05 June 2012

To some extent, all huge music festivals are the same. You’ve got your big names and your warm-up acts, your wall-to-wall crowds, your campsites, your event tents, your long lines, and your port-a-potties. The Isle of Wight Festival, a yearly music extravaganza held on (where else?) the Isle of Wight in the English Channel, is […]

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Hotels

Welcome Beyond

2 Comments 04 June 2012

We don’t know whether love at first sight exists in the romantic realm, but we can certainly vouch for it in the world of travel websites. When we first saw Welcome Beyond, our jaws dropped, our hearts beat faster, and, yes, we vowed our eternal love. Sound like hyperbole? Wait till you see the photos! […]

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Hotels

Flat Creek Ranch, Wyoming

No Comments 02 June 2012

Flat Creek Ranch was built in the 1920s by a Countess and her horse-rustling cowboy paramour. This explains a lot about the ranch’s appeal — the rare intersection of elegant amenities fit for royalty (at least the kind of royalty who’d visit 1920s Wyoming) in an isolated natural setting ideal for any cowboy. To reach […]

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Hotels

Donovan House, DC

No Comments 01 June 2012

We love the Kimpton hotel chain. A San Francisco-based company with around 50 boutique hotels across the United States, Kimpton can always be counted on for high style at reasonable prices. So we were interested to hear that in April 2012, Kimpton opened Donovan House, its 11th boutique hotel in the Washington, DC area. Formerly […]

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Restaurants

Iggy’s Restaurant, Singapore

No Comments 31 May 2012

  If you tried blindly to guess the name of the best restaurant in Asia, we’re pretty certain you wouldn’t come up with a name like “Iggy’s.” And yet, if the awards are to be believed, Iggy’s is indeed the very best. Restaurant magazine’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants List, considered the Oscars of the worldwide […]

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Destinations

Lake Clark National Park, Alaska

No Comments 30 May 2012

The least visited national park in the United States is Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska. That fact is nothing short of tragic. Granted, there are no roads leading to the park. You need a boat, air taxi, or seaplane to get there. But plane hops are common occurrences in the vast expanse […]

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Kids

City Walks with Kids

1 Comment 29 May 2012

One of the great joys of travel is researching and planning your trips beforehand. And City Walks with Kids is an inspired way to share that joy with the littlest members of your family. An offshoot of the popular City Walks decks from Chronicle Books, City Walks with Kids aims to get the whole family involved […]

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Destinations

5 Great Places to See Penguins

1 Comment 28 May 2012

We find penguins irresistible, and we know we’re not alone. There’s something special in that combination of elegant monochromatic style and goofy waddle. March of the Penguins aside, we secretly picture real penguins singing and dancing just like they do in the animated films. The trouble with penguins: They tend to hang out in remote […]

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