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Checking In: Park Hyatt New York

As New York City’s first five-star, truly luxury property to open in more than a decade—the last being the Mandarin Oriental New York in 2003—Park …

10 Best Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts for 2015

A stay at an all-inclusive resort packs in plenty of convenience: Pay just one upfront price, and you don't have to worry about racking up extra …

Diverse, delicious and surprising Queens, NYC's biggest borough

Long overshadowed by its smaller but better known sibling to the west, Queens has emerged from the shadows of Manhattan to take its place as one of New York's most fascinating boroughs. In recent years, Queens has seen the rise of microbreweries, boutique hotels, a reinvented seaside and a …

This Is What It Looks Like When a Lingerie Designer Styles a Hotel

There are a lot of surprising people who have turned their creative talents toward hotels, from celebrities to restaurateurs to fashion designers. So we were intrigued, if not actually shocked, to learn that the Hotel Vice Versa in Paris was decorated head to toe by lingerie designer Chantal …

Henry Blodget

How to Get the Most Beauty Bang For Your Buck

The Well-Spent Beauty Dollar: When to spend and when to save.<p>Beauty and the stock market have one thing in common: The key to getting the best results is diversification. But with so many choices out there, it can be hard to figure out what is worth the investment (long-term payoff: younger-looking …

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

4 Must-Try Pasta Dishes at Just-Launched Vespolina

The 26 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Condé Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

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The Best Capital City Beaches In Europe

If you’re like me and love the culture and many activities that cosmopolitan cities offer, but still like to spend a few days on the beach on a sunny …

Back to School Recipes, Tested on Our Own Kids

So do kids actually like our back to school recipes? We ask to some of the harshest critics out there—our own children.<p>We had a lot of fun developing our new crop of back to school recipes. We had a lot conversations with the assorted parental units at <i>Bon Appétit</i> to make sure that the recipes were …

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Eat like a local in the Algarve

Alongside sun-drenched beaches and historical villages, the Algarve region of Portugal is packed with choices for anyone with a passion for simple, lovingly prepared local food. The Algarve's busy hotels and resorts offer an abundance of dining options, and the destination is dotted with …

Here's How To Completely Destroy Your Opponents In Scrabble

But scoring well (and winning) doesn't happen so easily. Even the pros use certain tricks to help themselves on the board.<p>We combined seven below from "Everything Scrabble," by John Edley and John D. Williams, Jr. as well as experts at Hasbro, the maker of the game.<p>Played properly, two-letter and …

14 Greens Even Healthier Than Kale

From the editors of Cosmo.com, the new greens to try in your next salad.<p>Kale has been having a moment for quite some time now, mostly because it's green and healthy and tasty—at least as far as lettuce goes. As any registered dietitian will tell you, the veggie does pack a ridiculous amount of …

The Truth About Keratin

Once touted as a miracle hair treatment, could the recent ring of drastic celebrity chops reveal that the pro strand-smoother might have a not-so-pretty side after all?<p>When Jennifer Aniston attributed her chin-length cut to damage incurred by a Brazilian (aka keratin) straightening treatment, even …

A Weekend in Wiltshire: Where to Stay, Eat and Visit

There's possibly no better place to truly experience the alluring and dark history of England than in Wiltshire County.<p>There's possibly no better place to truly experience the alluring and dark history of England than in Wiltshire County. There's the tangible history you can see and touch like the …

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Romantic London: where to take your date at any time of day

Paris might hold the crown of most romantic city in the popular imagination, but London isn't short of sensational spots for a smooch at any time of the day.<p>Hellbent on a romance during your time in London? This advice will help you forgo a predictable date night in favour of a more amorous …

One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …

Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014

Are you packing your bags for Europe this summer, or still just fantasizing about it? Either way, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you cast your eyes over our irresistible expert picks.<p>While our Best in Travel 2014 already touted Paris’ urban renaissance, Scotland’s many events, and Yorkshire’s …

What’s on in London in summer 2017

Something magical happens when the sun flickers into the British capital’s sky. Londoners starved of vitamin D emerge across the city, with parks, pavements and pubs filling up with convivial drinkers, and smiles spread across once-tight lips. Summer is prime tourist season, but the atmosphere and …

Top 10 rooftop terraces in London - A Luxury Travel Blog

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Top 10 rooftop terraces in London

As we all know, the weather in the capital can be a little unpredictable. During the winter months we become accustomed to taking shelter from the …

Healthy Shrimp and Grits with Rosé

Even with some bacon, this shrimp and grits dish has only 400 calories.<p><i>These healthy recipes are all created to pair with wine (which has 120 to 150</i> …

Is This The Secret To Manageable Hair?

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p>If your curls absorb more water than a Sham Wow towel, yet they're forever crying out for more moisture, then it may just …

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#theLIST: Best Dressed: #1 Stunners

Our editor at large, Derek Blasberg, selects the 10 chicest looks of the week.<p>Our editor at large, Derek Blasberg, selects the 10 chicest looks of the week.

Top 10 NYC Restaurants for Outdoor Dining

With spring officially in the air and the mercury rising, New Yorkers have outdoor dining top of mind. For those staging a visit to the city that …

Where to Eat in Miami Now

Miami’s food scene has become almost as popular as its beach scene in the last few years, with chefs from all over the country (and beyond) setting …

Navigating the tables in Lake Geneva

Midwestern mecca for Chicagoans is overflowing with restaurants serving solid resort food: steaks, ribs, pizza, burgers, pasta, almost all of it tasty and filling.<p>But finding a memorable meal can be a bit more challenging. From my previous trips, we knew of two places we could rely on: Ristorante …

Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …