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 Holiday Gift Guide for Luxury Travelers

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: 40 Ideas for Armchair and Seasoned Globetrotters Under $150

November 1, 2012

Halloween is officially over, and November has crept up on us far too quickly. Corner markets have now transitioned from pumpkin patches to Christmas tree farms, helping us to ease into the holiday spirit and festive mood. It’s finally time to start thinking about Christmas and all […]

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Guten Tag! Top 10 Movies About Berlin

October 28, 2012

Lights, Camera, Berlin!

One of the perils of being a perpetual traveler is that you always have one foot here, and another foot somewhere else, making it slightly difficult at times to live 100% in the present. Today, though both feet were planted firmly in LA […]

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“Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950” Exhibition at the V & A Museum in London

October 25, 2012

I love London. I love British culture. I love fashion. Fuse all three and you get the new exhibition–Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950–at the Victoria & Albert Museum in Kensington, London.

Pardon me, while I let out an effusive scream. *unrestrained excitement*

The exhibition opened on […]

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Answers to [Quiz] What 8 Classics Were Almost Called…

October 22, 2012


1) Atlas Shrugged :: The Strike

2) The Great Gatsby :: The High-Bouncing Lover

3) To Kill A Mockingbird :: Atticus

4) 1984 :: The Last Man in Europe

5) The Sun Also Rises :: Fiesta

6) Pride and Prejudice :: First Impressions

7) Catch-22 :: Catch-11

8) The Secret Garden […]

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[Quiz] What 8 Classics Were Almost Called…

October 21, 2012

Guess the original titles of these celebrated books…









A) The High-Bouncing Lover: An eccentric millionaire lives the […]

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25 Favorite Quotes About Paris

October 20, 2012
My first rendezvous with Paris in 2003 blossomed into a lasting love affair, carving an indelible mark on my mind, body, and soul. Few cities are as fabulous as the City of Light, and over the years, many, including artists, writers, and actors have tried and hoped […]

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You Don’t Have to Choose Between Feminism and Femininity

October 20, 2012

Recently, with the demise of Helen Gurley Brown, there’s been a lot of talk about lipstick feminism. She was legendary in her forward thinking, and I admire that. As Editor-in-Chief at Cosmopolitan, she introduced frank discussions about sex in the magazine, urged women to always […]

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Bonjour! Top 10 Movies About Paris

October 18, 2012

Lights, Camera, Paris!

Paris is a vast haven of romance and beauty in all forms, so it’s no wonder that so many filmmakers choose the city as their seductive muse. Every time I watch a movie set in Paris, my heart jumps when I recognize […]

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25 Favorite Quotes About London

October 17, 2012
I’ve left slivers of my heart all around the world. Unsurprisingly, London (closely followed by Paris) has claimed the lion’s share of my dear heart. Here are 25 of my favorite provocative thoughts/quotes/sayings about London that always manage to put a smile on […]

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Women Hold Up Half the Sky: Don’t Criticize Without An Alternative

October 2, 2012

If you’ve been following me on Twitter or if you’re a fan of Nicolas Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, Gabrielle Union, Olivia Wilde, Diane Lane, America Ferrera, Eva Mendes, or Meg Ryan, it’s likely you’ve heard the buzz about the new documentary, Half the Sky that […]

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