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The Waldorf Astoria, Beverly Hills
From the moment guests enter the dramatic Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills foyer, it's clear they're in a town known for Hollywood glamour. Co-designed by Pierre-Yves Rochon with Gensler and Perkins+Will, the hotel is a modern interpretation of Art Deco...
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Word of Mouth: Aix-en-Provence
A mention of the south of France often conjures visions of Slim Aarons-style grandeur, neatly positioned umbrellas stretching along strips of beach and perhaps a yacht or two. And yet, 30 minutes north of Marseilles (and easily accessible by an inexpensive...
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Evergoods CPL24 Crossover Backpack
I'm somewhat bag obsessed—backpacks, especially. I've tested hundreds of them over the years and we've even designed some of our own. Among the greatest hits is a brand called Goruck whose product development was helmed by Jack Barley. Barley left...
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Henrietta Hotel, London
If you're looking for something closer to central London and quieter than the Ned, the team behind Experimental Cocktail Club has opened their first-ever hotel in the city. As we've visited their first hotel project in Paris, The Grand Pigalle, we...
CANADA
ROCKY MOUNTAINS
CANADIAN ROCKIES
CASCADE MOUNTAIN
MOUNTAIN CLIMBING
CLIMBING
ADVENTURES
OUTDOORS
INTERVIEWS
Ascending Cascade Mountain with Canadian Rockies Mountain Guides
As expected for mid-June, there are flowers on the Bow Valley floor in Alberta, Canada, but the surrounding mountains are covered in snow. Because of this recent snow fall, our climb will be a little more difficult, says our guide Patrick Jerome. The...
TASMANIA
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AUSTRALIA
City Guide: Hobart, Tasmania
Whether you're visiting Tasmania for Dark MOFO (on at the time of publish) or simply to see what life's like at the end of the world, there's a lot to do on this tiny Australian island. Hobart, the capital, has a rich history despite a sometimes forgotten...
BALI
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Bali's Villa Oasis, Hoshinoya
With rows of verdantly waif-ish palm trees swaying ever so slightly in the foreground and the sound of utter silence surrounding you—apart from the occasional jungle chirp—it’s easy to feel suspended in another universe while unwinding in one of Hoshinoya...
PUBLIC HOTEL
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PUBLIC HOTEL NYC
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HERZOG AND DE MEURON
Ian Schrager's Public Hotel Opens in NYC
It's all in the name. Walking into the glass and steel Herzog and de Meuron-designed Public Hotel, visitors cannot help but be taken by the sheer amount of public space. Many hotels claim to be for the city they're in just as much as for the guests...
SEDONA
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Word of Mouth: Sedona, Arizona
One of the few places on earth where a pinecone can be seen beside a cactus, Sedona's confluence of flora sprouts from red, iron-rich rocks and sand. Mimicking mountains, large sandstone formations actually came to be through millennia of erosion...
WHISKEY
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NASHVILLE
KENTUCKY
TENNESSEE
USA
AMERICAN
Highlights From The American Whiskey Trail
by Nicolas Stecher The American Whiskey Trail is more than a place for bourbon enthusiasts to appreciate what they've spent so much time investing in, but it's a means to do so through immersion at the source. To feel its place of origin, its terroir...
BUENOS AIRES
ARGENTINA
ARTEBA
ART FAIRS
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LA BOCA DESIGN DISTRICT
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DESIGN
Five Art + Design Destinations in Buenos Aires
Many emerging design capitals have vied for the fleeting attention of the art world in the past decade. Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Berlin and others have all sought the position, with various degrees of success. Buenos Aires, the bustling...
TRAVEL
SUMMER
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WEEKENDER
Summer Weekender Essentials
While warmer weekends in the city are special—allowing people to explore parks further, head to the beach, have picnics or even just sit outdoors—a getaway provides a true change in mentality. For those living in big cities, the sensation of escape...
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HERZOG AND DE MEURON
A First Look Inside NYC's Forthcoming PUBLIC Hotel
Hotelier Ian Schrager is a busy man. In December, we bore witness to the opening of his magnificent EDITION Hotel Sanya in the South China Sea. Today, we have news from one of the most anticipated hospitality additions to NYC in a long while...
JAPAN
KYOTO
CAFES
WORD OF MOUTH
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COFFEE
SNACKS
Word of Mouth: Kyoto Cafés
When we were researching a visit to Kyoto we found Inside Kyoto to be an invaluable resource. It’s run by Chris Rowthorn, an American who has been in Kyoto for more than 20 years. Rowthorn is also the editor of the Lonely Planet guidebooks for Japan...
TRAVEL
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POTATO HEAD
Akademi Bar, Bali
When Ronald Akili opened the very first Potato Head establishment, Jakarta was aswarm with boring replica restaurants from abroad and wine bars with snooty attitudes. This didn’t sit right with the well-traveled, good-vibes seeker, so in 2009 he set...
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The Ned, London
Most hotels in big cities have a problem with maximizing space—but what does one do when the building-to-be-renovated is almost too massive? It requires more than one company, in fact. This month, The Ned finally opened its doors in London after...
WINE
WINE BARS
MELBOURNE
AUSTRALIA
WORD OF MOUTH
DRINKING
BARS
DINING
RESTAURANTS
TRAVEL
Word of Mouth: Melbourne Wine Bars
For such a diverse city, there's one thing that almost all Melbourne locals agree upon: pride in their food and drink. While other cities in Australia have the beaches, the weather, and the scenery, Melbourne has a nightlife and culinary scene that...
VIETNAM
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Roadtripping From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
by Matthew Askari It’s the smoke that first assaults the senses when stepping out of the airport in Hanoi. That, or the countless Samsung advertisements that seemingly stretch to the periphery of the eyeballs. In the van on the way to our hotel...
EDMONTON
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Word of Mouth: Edmonton
Edmonton happens to be Canada's second fastest growing region—and a leader in younger demographic growth, as well. Home to over a million and the capital the Alberta province, the city remains largely unexplored by many as it's been overshadowed by...
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MELBOURNE
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QT Melbourne
A far cry from its previous existence as a scuzzy Greater Union cinema, Melbourne's ideally located QT Hotel is opulent and super-trendy. Arriving at the big copper doors of the 188-room hotel, guests are greeted by smiley "Directors of Chaos," whose...
CANADA
TRAVEL
QUEBEC CITY
QUEBEC
FESTIVAL OF QUEBEC
MUSIC FESTIVALS
KENDRICK LAMAR
PINK
MUSIC
FESTIVALS
Québec City + Le Festival d'Été de Québec
This year, the world celebrates Canada's 150th anniversary as a Confederation. As festivities across the great northern nation draw travelers in, global cultural centers like Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver will see an uptick in tourist activity. There...
WORD OF MOUTH
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Word of Mouth: Honolulu
From the time local swimming champ Duke Kahanamoku turned surfing into a modern sport and Elvis Presley began to rock-a-hula, people have swarmed to the shores of Waikiki to soak up its prolific Polynesian sunshine. Today's tourist seeking big waves...
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Word of Mouth: Adirondacks
Six hours from Toronto, Boston and New York City, the Adirondacks region is the largest publicly protected area within the 48 states (one just can't compete with how big Alaska is). One of the most unique aspects to this state park is that there are...
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NY STATE
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NEW YORK
Spring and Summer NYC Getaways
New York City is infamously sweltering in summer, and most full-time residents begin thinking of escape sometime in spring. While the Hamptons, Fire Island, Montauk, Asbury Park, et al are top priorities for some, there's plenty of charm and relief...
UTAH
DIAMONDBACK BIKES
BIKES
BICYCLES
WOMENS BIKES
WESTERN SPIRIT
GOOSEBERRY MESA
SINGLE TRACK BIKING
Test Riding the 2017 Clutch 2 on Utah's Desert Trails
Hurricanes don’t happen in the desert but an early settler in Utah was convinced there was one, thus naming the town of Hurricane after the fateful event. Hurricane is located in Washington County just outside of St George. It's the last town one hits...
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