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  • Restaurants

Culinary booty and hot patooties at derrière

December 4, 2011

PARIS, FRANCE – It’s hard to know what to expect from a restaurant named for the French word for “rear end.” Perhaps some “nose to tail” dining, or a burlesque show between courses? As it turns out, derrière (written in all lower case à la e.e. cummings) gets its name… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Thaw out at Trishna Indian

January 4, 2011

LONDON, UK – Frosty temperatures, slippery sidewalks, and piles of slushy snow got you down? Yeah, us too. Thankfully, help for gals with the winter doldrums is on the way in the form of blissfully warming (and temptingly priced!) treats from hot, hot, hot Mumbai export Trishna Indian. For a… (more)
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  • Restaurants

The Hunt: Cozy Beverages for Winter

November 29, 2012

Global – Every week, The Purple Passport team goes out in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be in at that time. This week, we are celebrating our favorite companion when cold and blustery weather arrives: the cozy winter beverage (and if we’re… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Cupcakes for a Cause

October 2, 2012

NEW YORK CITY, USA — It doesn’t take much to get us excited about cupcakes, but this month, the number of reasons to stop by Magnolia Bakery on Bleeker Street in Manhattan’s West Village are simply overwhelming. For one, these cupcakes are good enough to cause stop-and-go pedestrian traffic on… (more)
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  • shopping

Tempting Tuesdays: Swanky Sale Event at Lane Crawford Beijing

December 28, 2010

BEIJING, CHINA – Did Santa bring you itchy socks or an ugly sweater instead of that sweet Balenciaga bag you were hoping for? Well there’s no need to let the misguided gift choices of a certain red suited gentleman cramp your style. We’ve got word that the Beijing outpost of… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Designer Shopping Deals at Neiman Marcus

December 4, 2012

USA – For Neiman Marcus lovers, this will be a legendary week  for shopping. Not only did the “Neiman Marcus + Target” launch make fashion headlines on Saturday, the original Neiman Marcus shops across the country will also be cashing in the discounts this week, with women’s clothing up to… (more)
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  • Shopping

Selfridges, London’s rock star department store, ages well

July 10, 2011

LONDON, UK – When rock stars grow old, things can go one of two ways.  Some of those sex icons who agitated youth culture in their younger years mature into seasoned, sophisticated performers in later decades (case in point: Sting).  Others, unfortunately, go the way of Keith Richards, still parading… (more)
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The Hunt: Dessert!

November 24, 2011

Global – Every week, The Purple Passport team goes out in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be in at that time. We wanted to share with you, our readers, some of our finds from around the world! This week’s theme, in honor… (more)
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  • Hotels

Tempting Tuesday: Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution

January 10, 2012

NEW YORK, USA– Are you guys keeping your New Year’s resolutions?  You know, your plans to relax on the weekends, and to treat yourself every once in a while? Oh, you’re not? Well, we aren’t either. But lucky for you we’re here with a hotel deal in New York… (more)
  • Other

It’s a Brand New Diary!

June 21, 2010

WELCOME to our new Diary of The Purple Passport! Jenn and I are really excited about this new format which we hope you will find a bit easier to navigate and browse. Now, you’ll be able to wander through our entries on some of our favorite destinations around the world,… (more)
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