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Janice Nieder – Featured Luxe Beat Magazine Contributor

Share: Janice Nieder could be the love child of Indiana Jones and Julia Child. A culinary trendsetter, Janice might be found sharing a smoked monkey with the local shaman deep in the Amazon jungle, “running with the dogs” while truffle hunting in Marche, Italy or crashing a wedding in Pakistan, where she was wined and dined by over 200 men — and no women. To keep things in balance Janice also enjoys writing about her luxury Girlfriend Getaways, such as the time she stayed in a Pasha’s palace in Istanbul ($10,000 /night) in a room that had just been...

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“A Collector of Affections” by Judith Glynn Book Excerpt

Share: Chapter Three The bucolic and pastoral scenes en route to Madrid blurred as Leah’s eyes drooped and finally closed after the exhausting visit with Javier combined with her lingering jet lag. When the bus jerked to a stop at the AutoRes station, she rubbed her eyes awake and was the last person to get off. Just being in the city again gave her an adrenaline high to walk the few blocks to the subway station where she swiped her multi-ride ticket at the turnstile. Tirso de Molina was her stop, close to the center of Madrid. Although familiar...

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adidas by Stella McCartney Barricade Fall/Winter 2014 Wimbledon and US Open

Share: Innovative texture and contrasting structures make an impact at all white Wimbledon. adidas by Stella McCartney barricade for Fall/Winter 14 serves a unique fusion of technical superiority and standout style to produce an inimitable all white collection.  The collection will be worn exclusively by brand ambassadors Caroline Wozniacki, Maria Kirilenko and Andrea Petkovic for their matches at Wimbledon. http://luxebeatmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/ADID_28715_335164.wmv A true celebration of cutting-edge athletic design and striking silhouettes, the range comprises sensational separates and one-piece dresses, based on a carefully engineered yet ultra-feminine aesthetic of all white. Innovative texture combinations meet with open and closed mesh structures...

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Fashionable World Cup Cocktails

Share: Forget the beer! The FIFA World Cup is an opportunity to celebrate and cocktails are in order.  This time around, the games are being hosted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a classic summer setting for a worldwide competition. While you and your friends are watching the matches with anticipation and rooting your favorite team, you can celebrate the World Cup by mixing these easy-to-make drinks. Inspired by Brazil and the summertime, you will feel refreshed and relaxed during those intense shoot outs between the competing international teams.   Coconut Sangria (Pitcher Recipe) 10 oz. CÎROC Coconut 5 oz....

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A Broad Abroad, One Woman’s Journey -Book Excerpt – Bizarre Bazaars

Share: A Broad Abroad, One Woman’s Journey by Mandy Rowe Book Excerpt – Chapter Title: Bizarre Bazaars Riyadh was a city with more than its fair share of markets, shops, souqs and malls, but the expat community – especially the women – had an insatiable urge for more shopping. Markets and bazaars popped up at regular intervals in the rec centres of some of the larger compounds, with customers arriving by the busload and shopping as if a war was imminent and they needed to stockpile. The largest bazaar was held on the first Monday of each month at...

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