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How to be a Weekend Royal in Rajasthan

Experience the state at its grandest and most eccentric in two majestic retreats—the Alila Fort Bishangarh and Malji Ka Kamra.<p>Hotels Itinerary 2018 …

The 20 best hotels in Asia 2017

Topping the list of best hotels in Asia this year is the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, with its renovated Garden Wing and Author's Lounge, and the most …

The Best Pastry Shops in Venice, Italy

You shouldn’t come to Italy without eating pastries every morning. Wake up early and head to the <i>pasticceria</i> for a shot of strong espresso and a …

Italy

A Journey In India's Most Expensive Train Is Straight Out Of Your Dreams!

Insanely decadent and delightfully over-the-top, India's super-luxury trains are a treat reserved for those who can afford the price. The <i>Deccan</i> …

Want to intern at a Wall Street bank? Here's the first thing they'll look for on your résumé

In 2015, Goldman Sachs had 59,000 applicants for roughly 2,900 summer intern positions.<p>So if you're going to drop your résumé in a stack with thousands of others, you want it to look good.<p>We spoke with a former analyst at a bulge-bracket bank who has been through the process both as an applicant …

Wall Street

Iran tourism: 30 beautiful surprises waiting to be discovered by adventurous travellers

The lifting of sanctions on Iran as a result of its nuclear deal with world powers could result in a huge tourism boom. Iran made it on to the top …

25 Rajasthan hotels no one’s told you about

Of royal family secrets and campsites with the best sightings<p>Where does one party with Jaipur’s hip crowd? Which palace does Jodhpur’s royal family …

What it's like to stay at the best hotel in Ireland

Dating back to 1228, the castle has luxurious rooms with plush beds and almost every activity guests can imagine, from cycling to lessons at Ireland's oldest falconry school.<p>The hotel ranked 4th on our list of the best hotels in Europe and was our top-ranked hotel in Ireland, in addition to being …

Dining Rooms

16 luxurious train trips that will make you not want to travel any other way

As Mark Smith, a British travel writer, told the Herald Sun, "A great train ride is that triple combination of the scenery outside the train, the experience inside the train and the people you meet and things that happen on that specific trip which make it memorable."<p>These 16 train journeys will …

Trains

This Nap Desk Is a Workday Game Changer

You can skip that afternoon coffee and take a quick snooze instead.<p>If you've ever had a heavy, carb-loaded lunch during the middle of a workday, you know the struggle of staying awake afterwards is real. Seriously, nothing makes us pine for a quick cat nap more than answering emails after a plate …

Study Skills

20 breathtaking photos of palaces in India

Each is magnificent in its own way — whether it's the bright colors, archways and domes, or beautiful gardens.<p>Many of the palaces are still the official residences of royal families, while others have been turned into luxury hotels.<p>From the famous Mysore Palace to the floating Jal Mahal, here are …

A Russian-Style Palace In Long Island Is Asking $100 Million

The three-building estate comes complete with 35 bathrooms, a hair salon, wine vault, and bowling alley.<p>Anyone with a healthy enough bank account to buy a $100 million home undoubtedly has high hopes for what they'll find inside. At one palatial estate on New York's Long Island, the highlight is …

Bowling Alley

Sleep like a royal: Best castle hotels

There may not be a need for castles in the modern world if you're not acting in a period piece, running a museum or residing in one if you're a royal. But they're good for hotels. So, if you want to see how those of yesteryear used to live, check out these stately manors.

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

Some restaurants offer delicious food, incredible views, and an amazing atmosphere — and people travel around the world just to eat at them.<p>From a snow village in Finland to an underwater restaurant in the Maldives to the best restaurant in the world on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list, here …

Explore the Enchanting Aman Canal Grande Hotel in Venice

When in Venice, you might want to stay at or admire the fabulous Aman Canal Grande Hotel. Italy’s romantic city on water houses some spectacular …

Your Layover Guide to Mumbai (BOM)

<i>The “Your Layover Guide” series features airports and destinations around the world where you’re likely to be stuck between flights, offering tips on</i> …

Airports

16 Stunning Inspirations That Bring Home Mesmerizing Malachite!

Remember the time when Emerald was dubbed the hottest hue around and almost everyone you knew and their friends were desperate to find decor in this …

Patek Philippe $2.5 Million Watch Sells Out

Patek Philippe’s $2.5 million Grandmaster Chime watches sold out just months after they debuted, a sign of the buoyancy at the top of the …

An Antique-Filled Victorian House in Illinois

Inside an antique-filled Victorian.<p>Designer Annie Brahler creates an old-world feeling in her Jacksonville house with a creamy palette, chandeliers in every room, and one incredible shoe closet design. Read the full interview for her ideas on decorating with antiques.

Living Rooms

Ireland's popular Ashford Castle to reopen with lavish upgrades

The medieval Ashford Castle is getting ready to unveil a new era for the popular castle-turned-hotel in western Ireland.<p>The hotel will roll out the finishing touches of a yearlong renovation on March 27. Upgrades bring a new cigar room, cinema, spa and pool, and distinctive decor to each room.<p>The …

How to Write a Professional Work Email

It’s 2018. Many of us connect with our coworkers through email more than we actually speak to them face-to-face.<p>Given the lack of verbal cues in …

Productivity

Joan Rivers' Former NYC Apartment Has Officially Sold

The late comedian's home was as fabulous and over-the-top as she was.<p><b>Update, 6/30/2015</b>: After nearly five months on the market, someone has scooped up Joan Rivers's $28 million penthouse listing, the New York Post reports. Although the deal hasn't entered a contract, the rest of the late comedian's …

Top Romantic Chairs: Tantra, Adela, Esse & Five More

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Allow me to present our favorite Apartment Therapy Valentine's Day tradition, the sex chair roundup.<p>Introduced in …

18 Perfect Gifts For The World Traveler

Getting patted down at security, dealing with flight delays, waiting in endless lines, and fighting over power outlets — sometimes it can be a bit too much to handle.<p>Whether traveling for business or pleasure, these fun gifts are sure to make any trip a bit nicer.<p>From NASA-designed products made to …

Headphones

Madonna Releases Six New Songs In Response To 'Rebel Heart' Album Leak

Unfinished mixes of Madonna's upcoming album, "Rebel Heart," appeared on the Internet this week after leakers decided they couldn't wait until spring 2015 for the Queen of Pop's "MDNA" follow-up. In the wake of their actions, Madonna randomly released six new songs off the album, immediately …

Chocolate Lover's Guide to Paris

In the last five years, Paris has witnessed an explosion on the chocolate scene to rival any city on the planet. While boutiques are proliferating all over the city, Paris's chocolate epicenter, Saint-Germain-des Prᅢᄅs, is now home to no fewer than a dozen world-class chocolatiers--from small …

Travel Guides

A Photo Tour: Chocolatiers in Brussels

Belgium has been at the center of Europe's chocolate trade since the 1690s. With a million residents and about 500 chocolatiers, the average Belgian consumes over 15 pounds of chocolate annually.<p>I fly to Brussels every month so I decided to devote my recent trip to chocolate shops. The World …

Chocolate