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The world’s most luxurious travel experiences

When money’s no object, the world is your oyster – whether you want to sail the high seas in a super-yacht or go beachcombing on your own private …

Southern Africa

Beach Life, Italian Style

A master class in the art of languor management.<p>No offense to people from Düsseldorf (we love your schnitzel!), but no one goes to the beach to channel her inner German. Or Pole. Or Greenlander. I'll admit that people are rightfully inspired by Brazilians' and Californians' top-notch coastal …

The Ultimate Crop Top Workout With Victoria’s Secret Angel Martha Hunt

“We’re burning this room up with our fierceness!” says Nicole Winhoffer, tossing her hair to one side. The celebrity trainer known for sculpting Madonna, Stella McCartney, and other famous figures is currently mid-shimmy with Victoria’s Secret Angel Martha Hunt, as the two swivel their hips to …

Workouts

How Kat Cole Went From Hooters Girl to Running a Billion-Dollar Brand

The rise of a self-made American woman<p>Kat Cole is irrepressible. Currently a group president at food conglomerate Focus Brands, the 37-year-old exec has been heading up billion-dollar businesses since she was just 32, when she took the reins at Cinnabon. That's after she rose the corporate ranks at …

Computer Science

14 of the Most Famous (and Luxurious) Love Nests

These celebs knew where to find romance.<p>When it comes to romance, A-listers have got it down to a science — they know the most secluded and beautiful places on Earth to woo their loved ones. In honor of Valentine's Day next week, here's where the celebs go to set the mood.

Vibing on Off-Duty Angels and Burberry’s Pre-Fall Collection

It seems that nostalgia directed your pinning in November, starting with the time-proven classics—capes, sailor pants, and outerwear like bombers and duffle coats in fresh, outsize proportions—of Burberry Prorsum’s Pre-Fall 2016 collection. Off-duty Victoria’s Secret Angels Cindy Bruna and Gigi …

Burberry

Celebrity-owned hotels in the world

The stylish Francis room, named after Coppola himself, in the Palazzo Margherita.Mr. Gundolf Pfotenhauer.<p>Taking their talents from the silver screen to the service industry, many actors have been investing their fame and fortune into hotels.<p>And why not? As frequent travelers, they know just what …

The Glutes Whisperer Shares The Ultimate Three Week Butt Workout

"He turned my thutt into a butt."<p>While en route to meet trainer Ryan Anthony at an Equinox gym in New York City, my anxiety sky rockets. We're about to embark on a three-week quest together: Anthony has been tasked with "fixing" my lifelong lack of derriere, somehow sculpting a "C" curve where …

Workouts

Calvin Klein just bought this masterpiece contemporary mansion for $25 million

He just bought a spectacular, 9,300-square-foot home in the Hollywood Hills area for $25 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>The five-bedroom mansion fits squarely in the contemporary architectural style and features sliding glass walls, 13-foot-high ceilings, an infinity pool, and a …

On location in Hawaii: film and TV locations in paradise

With nearly every climactic zone on Earth, months of amenable weather and landscapes of rugged beauty, the Hawaiian Islands have long caught Hollywood directors’ eyes. Indeed, the islands’ cascading tropical waterfalls, powdery beaches and jagged volcanic mountains seem straight out of a fantasy …

Armani’s Hollywood Army

Suzy Menkes INTERNATIONAL VOGUE EDITOR<p>Giorgio Armani celebrates its 40th anniversary with a new exhibition space and a grand fashion show.<p><i>Roberta</i> …

Armani

25 Chic Beach House Interior Design Ideas Spotted on Pinterest

How to decorate your summer getaway spot.<p>With the kickoff of summer quickly approaching, it's time to start planning everything from your swim attire to your beach hair to your chic beach getaway spot. Whether you're renting a home in the Hamptons or seeking out a quiet, cozy refuge in a …

Interior Design

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Nutrition

19 Enviable Celebrity Kitchens

Where your favorite stars cook, eat, and entertain.<p>Where your favorite stars cook, eat, and entertain. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.

Kitchens

This Elegant Atlanta Home Plays (Smartly) With Color

It pays to make a big statement, but a little restraint is also a virtue.<p>It's no secret that we're huge fans of colorful interiors around here. But, like Christmas cookies and Netflix marathons, it's also very possible to have too much of a good thing.<p>So we were pleased to spot this stately Atlanta …

Interior Design

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.

Fitness

11 images of Bulgaria that look like they were picked from a fairytale

Bulgaria to me conjures fairytale images of abandoned castles, meadows, and ice-covered lakes. Here are 11 images that illustrate the beauty of its …

Ralph Lauren Collection

IBM is giving its CEO a big bonus again despite the company's tumbling stock price

Rometty got a $100,000 increase in salary, from $1.5 million in 2014 to $1.6 million in 2015. She's also being granted $13.3 million in restricted stock units in 2015, up from $12.75 million last year, but she won't actually receive those shares until three years after they were granted (Feb. 2017 …

#TBT: The Evolution of the At-Home Fitness Video, From Cindy Crawford to Mark Wahlberg and More

Lovers of color-coordination, legwarmers, and gym-avoidance, rejoice: <b>Jane Fonda</b> has reissued her iconic workout videos on DVD. Her timing couldn’t be better: With blizzards abounding and fashion month fast approaching, an at-home (or in-hotel) sweat session is the ultimate way to raise your heart …

The Dominican Republic's new world of luxury

The view that greets me from the aircraft is not the kind that serenades a traveller. Below the wing, the south-eastern reaches of the Dominican Republic are trying their hardest not to earn my admiration. They are succeeding, too, throwing back a landscape that, patchily green and almost …

IBM's CEO Just Missed A Big Opportunity

Chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty is doing a lot of things right to navigate IBM through it.<p>But Tuesday was a pivotal day for the company and she was no where to be seen, missing a chance to show leadership.<p>On Tuesday, IBM announced its fourth quarter earnings and offered guidance for 2015.<p>That might …

3 Kettle Bell Moves To Transform Your Body

Leanne Shear of Uplift Studios in New York's Flat Iron district shows how it's done.<p>Uplift Studios, a women's-only gym in Manhattan was launched three years ago with an ethos of bringing fun into fitness—without sacrificing good form—through strengthening, sculpting and high intensity training …

Workouts

HOUSE OF THE DAY: The Cofounder Of True Religion Jeans Is Selling Her Malibu Mansion For $26.5 Million

Even though it's only one story, the Mediterranean-style home is huge with 6,600 square feet of indoor living space and 67,500 square feet of outdoor living space.<p>The five-bedroom home sits on 1 1/2 acres of land and has water and coastline ocean views. It also has an organic garden, tennis court, …

A Northern California Mountain Getaway That's Rustic and Refined

A celebration of rough wood and raw stone.<p>A celebration of rough wood and raw stone results in the perfect balance of rustic and refined. Designer Will Wick went for a modern spin in this mountain retreat by giving the space some Belgian-farmhouse style. Read the interview with the designer here.

Wine-tasting in the Balkans: a guide to Bulgaria’s wineries

Forget France, ignore Italy and give Spain the shrug: for oenophiles in search of a veritable vino, Bulgaria can’t be beaten. One of the oldest winemaking countries in the world, this Balkan nation has been stomping grapes since the time of Thracians who, unsurprisingly, were big fans of …

Inside a Happy, Serene House in Cool Blues, Greens, and Grays

In cool blues, greens, and grays.<p>"Cool blues, greens, and grays have a lovely softness," designer Ashley Whittaker says. Here, in this Greenwich, Connecticut house, she creates a calming environment where the colors flow effortlessly from room to room.

Bulgarian Riviera: best beaches of the Black Sea coast

Skimpy swimwear: check. Sunblock, good book, readiness to swill umbrella-spiked cocktails: check. Ridiculous sums of money to enjoy a spectacular European seaside holiday: not if you’re in Bulgaria. Home to almost 400km of sensational Black Sea coastline, the Bulgarian Riviera is lined with …

On the trail to Tikal: a Guatemalan jungle adventure

A new three-day trekking route is giving local communities the chance to guide travellers deep into the Guatemalan jungle through the Maya Biosphere Reserve to the magnificent ruined city of Tikal, once a flourishing metropolis at the centre of the Maya civilisation. <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> went to …

Top Emerging Travel Hotspots for 2015

<i>By Anisha Shah</i><p><b>WHY VISIT AN EMERGING DESTINATION?</b><p>It is becoming ever easier to travel to remote pockets of the globe. Every year, emerging destinations brimming with travel potential rise in popularity, without the crazy crowds and tourist traps. Places such as the Pacific Islands, Madagascar and …