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5 star resorts in Cabo San Lucas

11 Chic boutique and 5 star hotels in Cabo San Lucas

By Janice and George | November 14, 2018

The 5 star hotels in Cabo San Lucas are among the most deluxe in the world; the boutique hotels are cool too. (Pssst! Discover where Jennifer Aniston likes to bed down.)

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best luxury hotels in bali

Beach lover? Romantic? 12 Best luxury hotels in Bali for you

By Janice and George | October 6, 2018

Is a beach a must? Do you want “affordable luxury” or a splurge? We review 12 of the best luxury hotels in Bali to suit your travel style.

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Seabourn Odyssey review

Seabourn Odyssey review: What’s luxury like on Seabourn Cruises?

By Janice and George | September 27, 2018

How much champagne can a girl drink? Lots on Seabourn Cruises! Get the scoop on the suites, service and food in this review of the ultra-luxe Seabourn Odyssey.

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Los Cabos Grand Velas

Is Los Cabos Grand Velas the Best All-Inclusive Resort in Cabo?

By Janice and George | September 16, 2018

The Los Cabos Grand Velas has upped the wow factor with $25,000 gold-flaked tacos and $2 million teen parties. For pure luxe, this is the best of the best all-inclusive Cabo resorts!

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Hostal de la Gavina

A memorable coastal walk and stay at Hostal de la Gavina

By Janice and George | August 9, 2018

The coastal path from Hostal de la Gavina is one of the loveliest stretches of the Camino de Ronda. The hotel’s pool and perch above the chi-chi town of S’Agaro are sweet too.

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Olissippo Lapa Palace Hotel

Olissippo Lapa Palace: Best historic hotel in Lisbon with a pool

By Janice and George | June 21, 2018

Built in 1870, this former Lisbon palace boasts elegant rooms and an outdoor pool in a beautiful garden setting. Bonus: The city center is a 15-minute vintage tram ride away.

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river cruise from Paris to Normandy

Discover the historic riches of Normandy on a Seine River cruise

By Janice and George | January 1, 2018

Our “Scenic Gem” Seine River cruise through Normandy? Delightful! Castles, gardens, artist studios and museums – explored from a Scenic “space ship” with cool sun-room balconies.

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Azura Quilalea

Make like a celebrity at Azura Quilalea Private Island Resort

By Janice and George | December 2, 2017

The private island resort of Azura Quilalea in Mozambique’s off-the-grid Quirimbas Archipelago wows with just 9 hand-crafted villas, colorful diving and a picture-perfect beach.

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things to do in Mozambique

Unique things to do in Mozambique on a luxury beach holiday

By Janice and George | November 8, 2017

Snorkeling with wild dolphins. Haunting colonial ruins. Millionaire hideaways. Northern Mozambique is as far off-the-grid as you can get. And perfect for a post-safari idyll.

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Chinzombo: Zambia safari camp wows with luxury and killer leopards

By Janice and George | September 20, 2017

Chinzombo had us at the private pool. And we loved the eco-friendly air-conditioner above our bed. Killer leopard sightings at this luxury safari camp were a bonus.

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Alila Purnama

The “Alila Purnama”: Sailing, diving and, oh my, Komodo dragons!

By Janice and George | June 29, 2017

Scuba diving in coral gardens, idyllic beach forays and, oh my, Komodo dragons! Cruising Indonesia aboard the luxurious “Alila Purnama” comes with a dash of adventure. Sign us up!

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papagayo peninsula

Costa Rica’s secret Papagayo Peninsula (and a golf buggy ride by moonlight)

By Janice and George | February 13, 2017

Tootling around Costa Rica’s secret Papagayo Peninsula in a golf buggy by moonlight, we’re struck by its wild beauty. It boasts 31+ pristine beaches, but few people!

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best new cruises in 2017

Best New Cruises in 2017: Hot ships? Cool ports?

By Janice and George | December 1, 2016

What are the best new cruises in 2017? The hottest new ships? The most exciting new itinerary? The coolest new ports and best new cruise experience? Hop aboard to see what’s making waves for 2017!

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fullerton bay hotel

Singapore’s Fullerton Bay Hotel: Stylish glamor in the Lion City

By Janice and George | October 8, 2016

It’s a “wow” experience inside Singapore’s Fullerton Bay Hotel. Built over water, the hotel has gob-smacking city views. A rooftop pool and heritage brasserie add to its pizzazz.

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