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The Best Hotels In The World, According To Lonely Planet

Our friends over at Lonely Planet have put together their first annual best hotels in the world list, breaking the impossible down into three categories: extraordinary, eco-friendly and best value.<p>The list includes some super sweet properties all over this globe of ours, so if you're looking for …

A Mysterious Middle Eastern Mogul Bought This Spectacular Megayacht With An Infinity Pool

The broker, Moran Ship & Yacht, would not disclose the new owner or sale price, but the yacht was previously available for charter for $1.29 million per week.<p>The Quattroelle, built last year by Lurssen, has five spacious decks and a number of outdoor social areas perfect for soaking up the sun.<p>The …

Top 5 Boutique Hotels in the World

Image courtesy of www.dorchestercollection.com<p>GAYOT's Top Ten Boutique Hotels in the world are intimate, comfortable and often eccentric in the best of ways. They range from a converted eighteenth-century Italian palazzo, to one of Austin's original parlor manors. Selected for their small size and …

How to Choose the Right Cruise: Couples Edition

For couples, choosing the right cruise is crucial, because there’s nothing worse than a vacation that ends in petty arguments. Your cruise selection …

London’s Top 10 Coolest Hostels

Please note this blog is no longer active. This post was last updated 4 years, 3 months ago and may contain out of date prices, opening times, links …

Six Most Romantic Hotels in Paris

It's arguably the most romantic city in the world, but where do you stay if you want a truly seductive experience of Paris? Here's my personal pick of the six best hotels for couples in love.<p><b>One by the Five</b><p>One by the Five (pictured above) is a luxurious and hedonistic single-suite hotel where a …

Top 10 glamorous A-list destinations

Hoping to catch a glimpse of the rich and famous on your next trip? Unfortunately for any aspiring celeb-spotter, those celebs are stealthy types and really aren't interested in being spotted, so while some getaway locales never change, new under-the-radar destinations keep popping up around the …

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Top 10 Beaches in Hawaii

Hugging the coasts of the Hawaiian Islands, these beaches feature black, white, golden, and even green sand, as well as clear waters ideal for snorkeling, surfing, and swimming. Enjoy a virtual visit to GAYOT.com's Top 10 Beaches in Hawaii.<p><b>HAWAII</b><p><b>Hookena Beach Park</b><p>The ocean views and scenic vistas …

The 7 Most Secret Nude Beaches In Europe

You know it's true: nothing on this Earth feels better than hitting the ocean wearing nothin' but your birthday suit.<p>But <i>why</i> are Americans so shy about swimming in the buff, and <i>why</i> are European nudist beaches so darn crowded? The only answer, it seems, is to veer off Europe's beaten path to the …

West Africa's best wildlife parks

Everyone knows about the great national parks of eastern and southern Africa – Masai Mara, Kruger and Serengeti all conjure up images of majestic landscapes, packs of lions lazing in the shade and herds of elephants roaming the savannah. But have you heard of Mole, Pendjari and Waza? These wildlife …

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North America’s top amusement parks

Nowhere can you find more daredevil thrills and family-friendly fun for all ages than in the USA and Canada, where world-record-breaking roller coasters and waterslides meet pleasant throwbacks to the earliest days of theme parks. Get your adrenaline pumping and your trunks wet at our 10 favorite …

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From Italy to Santa Fe, the Best Hotels of 2014

Luxury Digs<p>From Amsterdam to Australia and from Santa Fe to Switzerland, check out some of the most luxurious—and relaxing—hotels on the …

5 Perfect Winter Honeymoon Destinations

Your honeymoon is sure to be one of the most memorable vacations of your life, but after orchestrating an entire wedding, trying to choose the perfect honeymoon destination can seem daunting. Don't dismay--we've narrowed down our top five honeymoon recommendations for winter that will provide the …

World’s Most Luxurious Private Island Retreats

Private islands have long been a stamp of the filthy rich—just ask Richard Branson or Shakira about their own island oases. Now, well-heeled …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

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Nine Themed Hotel Suites That Put Regular Rooms to Shame (Photos)

Let's Pretend!<p>Barbie, speakeasies, even gas stations—whatever your fancy, there’s probably a hotel room themed after it.<p>09.18.13 3:45 PM ET

The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in New York City

Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Sleep Under the Stars<p>Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See …

Royal for the Weekend: Nine Historic Castles, Mansions, and Estates Where You Can Stay (Photos)

Feelin’ Fancy<p>Why stay in a hotel when you could reserve a whole castle? Get in touch with your inner aristocrat at one of these nine historic …

Top 5 Fall Honeymoon Destinations

Choosing a destination for your honeymoon can prove nearly as challenging a task as finding "the one." And since honeymoons are supposed to be …

Swank Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach Now Open

The posh Polynesian-themed Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach debuted in Dubai over the summer, adding another layer of luxury to lodging options in the …

The Luxury Hotel with a Secret Cold War Bunker built for Congress

<i>F</i>or thirty years, a luxury resort hotel in West Virginia played host to the world’s wealthiest holidaymakers, all the while covertly moonlighting as …

Top 10 Luxury Hotels in Los Angeles

01 of 11<p>The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows<p>The historic <b>Beverly Hills Hotel</b> is the cornerstone around which the City of Beverly Hills was built. …

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Top 10 Honeymoon Packing Tips

Congratulations! After months of planning for the wedding, it’s finally time to start your new life together. And what better way to ring in a new …

The Top 10 New Zealand Beaches

New Zealand has more than 9,000 miles of coast and hundreds of pristine beaches. From jagged, rocky shores to hidden black and white sands, turquoise lagoons to tumultuous surf, seaside natural hot springs to immense dunes, there's a beach for every temperament in the land of the Kiwis. Whether …

Awesome Hotel Amenities That Don't Cost Extra

After years of slashing rates and cutting extras, hotels are finally getting their groove – and their amenities – back.<p>And we're talking about way …

Mercedes-Benz unveils an even faster 2015 S65 AMG.

Rule the autobahn in style with AMG's 630 hp luxo-missile.<p>Even before it was officially brought under the Mercedes-Benz umbrella,AMG has been making big Benzes faster since the late 1960s. The 1987 AMG Hammerrecalibrated the notion of what a performance luxury car should be. To this day, no one …

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A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

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Nine Jaw-Dropping Hotel-Room Views Around the World (Photos)

Stunning<p>The sightseeing doesn’t have to stop when you get back to your hotel room. Check out these fabulous hotels that are even better looking out …