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Tempting Tuesday: A Feast for the Senses at The Standard, Hollywood

November 26, 2013

Hollywood, USA – It’s the eve of what is arguably the United States’ most cherished holiday: Thanksgiving. Although the yearly tradition is a festive celebration of fun, food, family, and friends, it usually marks the beginning of pre-holiday hibernation. However, before nursing those food babies or entering into a food… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Cultural Exchange, both Near and Far (East) at The Peninsula

October 22, 2013

BEIJING, CHINA — Last December, Chinese and Turkish delegates launched the 2013 Turkish Cultural Year in China, a year-long celebration of “Sino-Turkish ties” to enhance cultural bonds and highlight the historical relationship between both nations. Hundreds of years ago, the Silk Road connected the two countries, resulting in a mutually… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Warm Up and Wind Down at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

October 1, 2013

LONDON, UK — It’s that time of year again. Back to the old grind: tight schedules, long meetings, grueling workdays. Just over a week into autumn and we’re already beginning to feel those post-summer blues. While you may still be storing your shorts and bikinis, it shouldn’t mean that relaxation… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Facials at Four Seasons LA, Just in Time for Spring

March 19, 2013

LOS ANGELES, USA – The oh-so luxurious treatments at the Four Seasons Hotel Spa in Los Angeles are no doubt the cream of the crop for rejuvenating skin care (really? Caviar facials?), but it can be a bit tricky to soak in the benefits of a spa day when we’ve… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Swooning over Cocktail Specials at WooBar

February 5, 2013

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – February is all about celebrating romance, and we think Taipei is one of the steamiest cities to do it in. One of our favorite hubs for sleek and sultry in this city is the W Taipei. In The Purple Passport to Taipei, we said the W “might… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Romantic Getaway at The Chesterfield, Palm Beach

January 1, 2013

PALM BEACH, USA – While huddling up with an old movie and some hot chocolate during a Nor’easter blizzard may have its romantic charms, we have to admit that when we really want a weekend with our significant others, sunshine and beaches are more our speed. And with Valentine’s Day… (more)
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Winter Paris Getaway at L’Hôtel de Sers

November 20, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE – Between buying a turkey, rolling out an apple pie crust, and scribbling out your holiday shopping list while everything brines and bakes, we’re guessing you haven’t thought much about your winter plans beyond December. We understand, it can be nearly impossible to tear yourself away from the… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Palm Beach Cure for Winter Chill

November 13, 2012

PALM BEACH, US – For those of us in the Northeast, not only has our fall foliage begun to fade, we’ve also been graced by our first snowstorm. With icy weather bearing down, it got us thinking about flying south for a winter getaway. A sunny spa trip and relaxing… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: A Mini LA Vaca

November 6, 2012

LOS ANGELES, USA — Isn’t there something fabulous about knowing that once you’ve settled into your hotel room for the weekend, everything you’ll need or want for the next two days is within ten minutes of your pool lounger? Especially when you have the satisfaction of getting a good deal?… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Mandarin Getaways with a NYC Infusion

October 9, 2012

NEW YORK CITY, USA — Weekend (or mid-week) getaways are always a welcome relief—getting out of the house, splurging on dinner, silencing the iPhone to catch a show or go to a museum…that’s our kind of pick-me-up. The only thing that would make it just a hair more fabuloso? If… (more)
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