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New York City’s Newest Hotels

Make the most of your New York City visit by checking into one of the city’s newest properties during your next visit. From the luxurious Baccarat that opened this past spring to The Renwick NYC, which used to be a long-stay hotel sheltering artists, intellectuals and noted authors, these are the new hotels that’ll enhance your visit to the city this fall and winter: Read the rest of this entry

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Hotel Review: Unique Luxury Experience at The Norman Tel Aviv

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As the second largest city in Israel, Tel Aviv is known to be the country’s culture hub with modern lifestyle offerings. The city has a memorable nightlife scene, a range of cafes and restaurants of Mediterranean and international cuisine, architectural and historical gems throughout, and white sand beaches that visitors will never want to leave. There’s a number of different places to stay in Tel Aviv, but among them is the city’s newest luxury boutique hotel hotspot, The Norman Tel Aviv.

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Luxury Ski Travel with the St. Regis Deer Valley: Photo Diary

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While the 2015 Snowpocalypse covers the northeast, I look back at winter wonderland of my time in the mountains of Park City, Utah. While it is currently filled with the Sundance Film Festival goers, I got to experience a taste of mountain life with the luxurious St. Regis Deer Valley earlier this month during its fifth anniversary.  Read the rest of this entry

London Luxury Travel with the Corinthia Hotel London and British Airways

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London is undoubtedly a favorite city of mine, and I try to visit at least once a year. During a recent visit across the pond with the Corinthia Hotels and British Airways, I indulged in English luxury travel with British Airways’ Club World business class and the five-star Corinthia Hotel London in the West End just north of the River Thames and near Trafalgar Square. Read the rest of this entry

Must Have For The Smart Traveler, Tumi’s Alpha 2

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Kicking off our new Must Have series, Tumi welcomes an upgraded collection to the luxury travel brand. The Alpha 2 line is a collection of 19 products smartly designed for a lighter and spacious journey with each trip taken, and if you’ve owned a piece from the previous Alpha line, you’re in for over 30 upgrades to the design—depending on the style selected. Noticeable upgrades include:

  • Tumi’s lightest ballistic nylon, which they introduced 30 years ago are known for.
  • Reinforced frames with heavy duty, lightweight stitching and impact resistant corners.
  • Newly designed 360° wheels that are recessed into the body of suitcases to provide more stable navigation and a little extra room in the interior.
  • Three height options for the lightweight, aircraft-grade aluminum handle.
  • A durable and stealthy Lever Lock Expansion System, which can securely provide two-stages of expansion—with up to two and a half extra inches of packing space. #winning!

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Pictured above is the Extended Trip Expandable 4 Wheeled Packing Case, selected for its two toned color option (to make an extra statement while traveling) and as it is one of the luggages with all the upgrades. Though if the color choice becomes available for the International Expandable 4 Wheeled Carry-On option, that would be my pick a the must have from the collection. See more of Extended Trip option below:

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Gift Guide: 12 Luxury Carry-on Travel Bags You’ll Want For Yourself

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Continuing Vee Travels’ gift guide series, this week features luxury carry-on bags that’ll make anyone very happy to receive as a present this holiday, but you’ll probably want to pick one or more of these up for yourself to bring along on your next flight or train ride.

Tumi – Alpha All In One Duffel

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Bold use of white and orange are paired with the trendy camo, Tumi’s Alpha All In One Duffel lives up to its name with the functionality to split into four smaller bags. The three exterior compartments each detach from the main duffel and convert to a messenger/brief, a crossbody bag and a tote (which opens up from the section on the right below), leaving a slimmer and sleek carry-all to use on its own as desired. ($495, Tumi)

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Mulberry – Small Clipper Leather-Trimmed Canvas Holdall

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A small holdall, it makes up for size with its eye-catching blue canvas body. Trimmed with a brown resilient leather and two handles, the shoulder strap is of course detachable. ($950, MR PORTER)

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