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The City That Never Sleeps: A Late-Night Guide to NYC

New York, New York—a legendary city and a dream destination. Be it food, sports, music or architecture, the city has always got something going on. But in the city that never sleeps, what should you plan for the night? Going for a drink and something to eat is a great way to get introduced to the nightlife. Socialize with the locals and you will soon get the hang of the place. You might want to start at Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club, a now legendary venue that stays open until 4 a.m. With a bar, restaurant and lounge, you’ll be sure...

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Most Popular Recipes by State

When you think Texas, do you think cookies? Or how about Washington, does fried chicken come to mind? It turns out the states of America are quickly learning the recipes of foods you wouldn’t normally associate them with. Google Trends provides this unique insight into our internet browsing habits. By searching a specific word or term (in this case “recipe”), we discovered the most popular recipe per US state. We’ve produced a map that hones in on what people were googling to get making in the kitchen. Do they reflect true to what you’ve attempted to cook in the...

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Mobile Hotel Booking Trends Report by Sojern and Google

Sojern partnered with Google on an interactive report looking at new trends in the hotel world. Here is the infographic and some findings: Mobile is Now the Dominant Channel for Hotel Searches with over 53% share of US search volume. In economy, that’s 73% of all searches, compared with 53% for upscale and 45% for luxury hotels. Mobile Search Is Growing Fastest for Luxury Hotels: 23% in share of mobile searches, compared with 19% for upscale hotels and 14% for economy hotel brands. Mobile Bookings Spike on Weekends- peaking at 14% on Sundays. Last Minute Search and Bookings: 58% of...

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13 Simple Cooking Mistakes You Should Avoid Making

Everyone has their own approach to cooking. Maybe you like to keep it simple, or perhaps you like to try something more adventurous once in a while. But whatever your standard as a cook, it only takes one little mistake to ruin a meal. How can you ensure your efforts in the kitchen are the success they should be? We’ve all had that feeling: After hours slaving over a hot stove, carefully following the recipe, you present your family with a picturesque plateful of steaming food. But when they bite into it, the look on their face tells another...

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Worlds’s 12 Most Amazing Rail Journeys

It’s easy to take our local train services for granted, yet rail travel has historically been connected with ideas of adventure and destiny. Hurtling along at 100 km/hr with cinematic scenes unfolding whilst safe in your seat, travelling by train can be a truly exciting venture. The glamour may be lost on the 8:05am to Peckham, but the variety of rail adventures to be had around the world is truly inspiring. From luxurious kangaroo fillet and boutique beer on the two-day Adelaide-Darwin run, to cruising to the Himalayas on India’s gritty Kalka-Shimla ‘toy train’. There’s something to please both...

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A Guide To Cake and Wine Pairings

There can be few more decadent luxuries in the world than washing down a fine piece of cake with a delicious wine. Cake and wine alike are masterful developments of human culture, with rich histories which continue to evolve today. Alice Feiring is an award-winning wine writer who’s been published in the New York Times alongside many other glossy magazines, and her own books. She has collaborated on a fine new infographic which describes heavenly cake and wine (and other) combinations at a glance, making it quick, simple and educational to pair together treats for a party or –...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Top Global Trends for Italian Luxury Fashion Boutiques

italist.com is the largest marketplace for Italian luxury fashion boutiques. In a country where luxury fashion is life, Italian fashion buyers posses the sharpest eye in our industry. Italist runs a quarterly report identifying the global trends from the purchases from customers from all over the world. For this report, italist.com analyzed the sales of 200 top Italian retailers to uncover the most sold brands per region and category for both men and women for the FW16 season. From this analysis, we’ve also determined the top five countries that spend the most in Italian luxury fashion boutiques. In order...

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Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine

Red or white? Cabernet or Merlot? Light or bold? What to pair with food? Drinking great wine isn’t hard, but finding great wine does require a deeper understanding of the fundamentals. Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine will help you make sense of it all in a unique infographic wine book. This visually striking new bible for the next generation of wine drinkers is unlike any guide book that has come before it. By simplifying complex information on everything from tannins to wine regions to “how to saber champagne without blinding your guests” with entertaining infographics, Madeline Puckette proves...

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Top 10 Most Expensive Houses In The World

There’s an odd-looking building in South Mumbai in India that looks like it’s under construction, only that it’s finished and furnished. And by how much. Called the Antilia, after mythical island in the Atlantic, the building is famous not for its odd structures of extra high ceilings and protruding floors; it’s the second most expensive house today at $1 billion. Barring the Buckingham Palace, which is valued at $1.55 billion, it would have been our most expensive house in our list, as Forbes.com has named it in 2014. In fact, Forbes cited that it’s the first house (other than...

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Where Do The World’s Millionaires Reside?

According to the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report, 41 percent of the world’s millionaires live in the United States. Japan comes a very distant second with 8 percent. This gap wasn’t always so pronounced – Japan’s millionaire population fell considerably in recent years while the United States has experienced a significant increase. Globally, Europe has the highest density of millionaires. France is home to 7 percent of them while Germany and the UK follow closely with 6 percent each. Infographic provided by Statista. To read the Luxe Beat Magazine version of this article click on the title Where Do The World’s...

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Global Etiquette – Table Settings in U.S. and Europe

Article by Maralyn D. Hill, Photography by Sherrie Wilkolaski, Flatware Infographic presented by Invaluable Table settings are something that many of us grew up with and many did not. They used to be taught in schools and summer camps, but it seems they have been dropped from many. They are so different around the world, I simply cannot cover them all in one column, so this month we will focus on the U.S. and Europe. In general, I will stay focused on settings. But I may toss in some manners along the way, like not talking when your mouth...

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