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4 Kinds of Trips You Should Take at Least Once

Have you been bitten by the travel bug? Maybe you’re the type of person that can’t stay in one place for too long, or maybe it’s been way too long since your last getaway and you’re dying for a trip. If you’re thinking about traveling soon, there are so many options you can take to make your next trip an unforgettable experience. Here are four kinds of trips that every kind of traveler should take at least once in their lifetimes. Glamping For those who love the great outdoors, camping is a great way to explore, but glamping is...

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5 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Buying your first home is more difficult than ever thanks to soaring housing prices and the fact that wages haven’t risen in proportion with inflation. Lots of millennials have downright abandoned the idea of ever being a homeowner. But don’t give up on your dream of owning a house! Here are 7 tips that will help you purchase your very first home. 1. Get a Federally-Secured Loan A federally-secured loan can be massively beneficial for first-time homebuyers. These are loans that are backed by the US government and are designed to make mortgages more affordable for first-time homeowners, and...

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A St. Patty’s Day Sandwich

  In honor of the day when everyone is Irish, welcome family and friends to a traditional St. Patrick’s Day lunch with this Reuben Sandwich recipe. Find more seasonal recipes at Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make this recipe! Reuben Sandwich Servings: 2 2          tablespoons butter, softened 4          slices rye and pumpernickel swirl bread 4          slices swiss cheese 6          ounces corned beef 2          tablespoons, plus 2 teaspoons, Thousand Island Dressing, divided 4          tablespoons sauerkraut Heat nonstick skillet over medium heat. Spread 1 tablespoon butter on one side of two bread slices. Place buttered side down in heated...

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Photo Essay: Discover Auberge Du Soleil Spa, Experience True Zen, Inside And Out

All photography ©Dale Sanders 2019, article written by Christine Sallas Located in the heart of California wine country, Auberge du Soleil features some of Napa Valley’s most luxurious, decadent accommodations, spectacular view of the valley, and has recently been named as a recipient of Forbes Travel Guide’s prestigious Five Star Award for the seventh year in a row. In addition to its incredible resort offering, Auberge du Soleil is home to the exclusive Auberge du Soleil Spa. This incredible and indulgent spa is the perfect setting for that long-awaited romantic getaway. A long-time member of Relais & Château, an...

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Cold Coast: Exploring Norway’s Svalbard Archipelago

“Look out for polar bears!” People would say this whenever we mentioned we were going on a ten-day polar expedition cruise above the Arctic Circle. Call us crazy but polar bears happened to be one of the main reasons why we journeyed to the “Cold Coast,” an old Norse word for Svalbard. In Norway’s northernmost archipelago, polar bears roam free. However, the tourism brochures take creative license in proclaiming the polar bears here outnumber Svalbard’s human inhabitants. The plain truth is there are only approximately 250 polar bears living in Svalbard’s coastal regions. As polar bears are a protected...

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Smart Home Technology: The New Frontier In Luxury Living

Luxury properties often evoke images of opulent gardens, large pools, marble in the bathrooms, and grand chandeliers in the foyer. But there’s a new side to luxury living that you may not know about: smart home technology. This technology is a step up from your Amazon Alexa sitting in the living room or kitchen; this smart technology takes luxury living to a brand new level. What Is A Smart Home Now? Smart home technology is changing, and consumers are staying interested. More than 80% of consumers either already own or would like to purchase connected home products for their...

Oregon’s Allison Inn & Spa hosts wine auction

Allison Inn & Spa is hosting The Willamette Valley Wineries Association (WVWA) Willamette: The Pinot Noir Auction event on April 3 and April 4, 2020. This non-profit organization is dedicated to achieving recognition for Oregon’s acclaimed Willamette Valley as a premier Pinot noir–producing region. Located in the heart of Oregon Wine Country, Allison Inn & Spa is nestled amidst the verdant Willamette Valley, home to over 500 wineries. Many are recognized as the leading producers of Pinot Noir in the world. Nearly 250 members represent wineries and tasting rooms along the bucolic and verdant 150 mile stretch from Portland to Eugene....

Dramatic Waterfall in Madrid is Inside a Hotel and Has No Water

Starting February 26th, Madrid will be filled with the finest international art as part of the new edition of ARCO, the main contemporary art fair on the international circuit. Travelers flocking into the city can also experience one of the tallest and most complex interior sculptures in Europe created by artist and engineer Pere Gifre (Figueres, 1974). Housed in VP Plaza España Design, the impressive waterfall sculpture is a great example of impressive innovation. Inspired by Salvador Dalí and Antoni Gaudí, the sculptural designer was able to find the forms and volumes of water by playing with the density of water, achieving...

How to Dress Like a Fancy Lad

Salutations, esteemed persons of taste and class. We courteously thank you for logging on to LuxeBeatMag, and graciously welcome you to our site. Today, we will be informing you on the very most important of topics: how to properly dress like a fancy lad. Now, you may have heard tell from hither and thither of the right way to dress. But, let us caution you, as a lad of taste, you must be discerning. Fret no longer; look no further. Here you will find all you need to dress in a manner befitting of any young gentleman, dapper fellow,...

5 Staycation Ideas: Transform Your Time at Home Into the Ultimate Staycation

By Vacasa Coronavirus (COVID-19) has swept across the globe in a matter of weeks, deeply impacting people’s lives and disrupting travel plans. More than 158 million Americans have been ordered to remain at home to keep themselves and their loved ones safe. This is an incredibly uncertain time, and all we can do is make the most out of an impossibly difficult situation. While wistfully scanning travel deals and checking out dreamy vacation rentals on apps like Vacasa’s is appealing, it can be hard to get excited about a vacation in the undetermined future. Like many of us, you’re...

Influencers Helping During Isolation

It’s fair to say that globally these are strange times, and every single person has been affected. With tougher self-isolation conditions, the internet has been our link to the outside, and helped keep us connected in disconnected times. Here are our favourite influencers offering tips on health, fitness, recipes, schooling, and all-round entertainment to help keep you motivated in the unknown days that lie ahead. Fitness influencers to follow It can be easy to sit lie on the sofa endlessly binging on Netflix box sets, but getting up and moving really will help both your mind and body in...

Nobuyuki Matsuhisa: Master of Japanese Cuisine

While the Food Network has made celebrities of many chefs, a select few have become legends in their own time. Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa is one such chef. Born in Saitama, Japan, the future culinary wizard decided he would be a chef after his older brother took him to a sushi bar for the first time. He began his career as an apprentice in the sushi bars of Tokyo, becoming fluent in the techniques of turning raw fish into sushi and sashimi. Nobuyuki then emigrated to Lima, Peru, where he absorbed the local culture and ingredients, integrating them with his...

Faire La Fête the Official Bubbly of Mardi Gras — “The Original Champagne”

Faire La Fête Brut, the most exciting Champagne-alternative that you’ve never heard of (yet) and the only sparkling wine with historical roots in the world’s original Mardi Gras festival—coming up on February 25th. Master Sommeliers from around the country have been quietly touting Faire La Fête’s complex character and delicate mousse, but all wine lovers can appreciate its quality/price ratio: For under $20 (SRP $19), this stands up with the best of your average Champagne—often outperforming its $50+ peers. That’s likely because, at a mere six grams per liter, Faire La Fête has 30 percent less residual sugar than the leading Champagne brands....

6 Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts to Give This Year

You’ve made your sweetheart feel special each and every Valentine’s Day the two of you have spent together, but this year, you want to make the day even more spectacular than ever before. Maybe it’s a milestone anniversary, or perhaps you’re getting ready to finally pop the question. Whatever the reason, if you want to make this February 14th stand out from the rest, you’ll want to think outside the box when searching for the right valentine’s gift for your girl. Worry not, in this post, we’ll give you six unique gift ideas that are sure to make this...

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Nice: A Walker’s Delight

A century ago, Russian princes rubbed shoulder with English lords in the luxury hotels and Baroque villas on Nice’s Promenade des Anglais. Ladies of fashion showed off their jewels at masked balls and notorious courtesans dissipated their lover’s fortunes at the gaming tables. Today this capital of the French Riviera is less rarefied, more affordable and, thanks to some 300 days of sunshine, an inviting place to visit any time of the year. With its rich and ancient history–Nice was founded by the Greeks—the city is a walker’s delight, a treasure trove of picturesque streets, striking monuments and souvenirs...

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The Ultimate Jet Setter: 5 Luxury Adventure Travel Destinations to Visit in 2019

Are you ready to make 2019 your most fun and exciting year ever? Then it’s time to add these amazing luxury adventure travel destinations to your plans. A luxury lifestyle means that you can literally take pleasure where you find it. Throw in a spirit of adventure and the places you can visit are the stuff of most people’s dreams. Nothing ventured nothing gained. Here are the destinations you should add to your luxury adventure travel bucket list. The Galapolos Islands These islands make up a volcanic province in the Pacific. They’re part of Ecuador, lying around six hundred miles off...

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