Dubai is a dream destination for shoppers, with its huge modern malls and traditional Arabic souks offering everything from electrical appliances to hand-woven carpets. But this appealing combination of old and new, in the heart of the Middle East, isn’t without its potential stumbling blocks for newcomers. Here, we share our top tips to ensure your spending spree goes without a hitch.
Photography by Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel and Spa
Like the storied sailors of yore, you’ll feel the briny wind caress your face in Port Soller, a fishing village, nestled in a horseshoe-shaped bay on Mallorca.
Game of Thrones returns tonight, and with the help of HomeAway, we have a list of castles that resemble the 5 remaining Great Houses of the Seven Kingdoms – all available to rent! If every Sunday night, you find yourself imagining which House in Westeros you’d belong to, you can now experience how the characters ruled by spending your next vacation in GoT-style. READ MORE
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Behold: Nothing shines quite as brightly as the neon glow of the Las Vegas skyline thanks to the Bellagio Hotel and Casino’s iconic fountains and “borrowed” national treasures.
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Relax in the traditional hammam, unwind in the balneotherapy baths or take a leisurely swim in the turquoise pool, pausing to float and gaze at the gently swaying wrought-iron lanterns suspended from the vaulted ceiling.
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Call it the ultimate pool party. Ensconced in the immense Mandalay Bay’ Resort’s 11-acre aquatic playground, Daylight Beach Club encircles a sexy pool.
Don’t let today be an ordinary day — add a little luxury into your plans. From 2|1c to 6|5c Travel Channel will showcase the best of the best in luxury living with Mega Mansions and Extreme Vacation Homes. Start planning your summer road trip now, as we take you backstage to the Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA, the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC, the Old Westbury Gardens estate in Westbury, NY (location of the Oscar-nominated The Great Gatsby) and more in Mega Mansions.
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Scattered on a verdant hill which rises from a powdery beach, the resort’s beach bungalows, cottages and sleek rooms all impart a colonial motif.
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Designed to evoke feelings of peace and serenity, the Andaman Sea retreat offers a unique mix of active and relaxing pleasures.
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Escape the polar vortex with a trip to paradise. Jetsetters from the world over land their private jets and dock their yachts at the French West Indies island of Saint Barthélemy for a respite from winter weather, and the best heeled hurry to the boutique Hotel Saint-Barths Isle de France for rest and relaxation.