See inside Lake Como's premier waterfront resort destination
Lake Como has been the setting for many contemporary films over the years—Ocean’s Twelve, Ocean’s Thirteen, Star Wars: Episode II and Casino Royale, to name a few—and for good reason. The shockingly beautiful surroundings play host to jet-setters and celebrities alike. It is, after all, where George Clooney famously owns a vacation home.
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Touching, tasting and even sniffing my way through the new Ritz-Carlton, Bali
Serenity: The state of being calm, peaceful and untroubled.
In this hyper-connected world? Good luck. But could I find this elusive tranquility on an Indonesian island 10,125 miles from New York? I thought, Why not embark on a peace-of-mind scavenger hunt—and try to fully engage the five senses often dulled by daily ... More
See inside Bodrum, Turkey's most luxurious resort destination
Just over an hour outside Istanbul lies the idyllic Turkish vacation town of Bodrum on the Aegean Sea. An easy, 75-minute non-stop flight on Turkish Airlines, Bodrum is the perfect place to escape the craze and haze of the country’s capital. And escape we did, right to Amanruya, ... More
The first step in finding the right cruise is deciding where to go, but with so many incredible destinations to choose from, it’s no easy task. Here, DuJour has rounded up the most memorable excursions (think: a high-end cruise down the coast of Norway and a six-day adventure aboard a ... More
Geoff Kent is game for anything. Except for maybe hang gliding, he tells me as he recounts a trip to Rio de Janeiro with his then-girlfriend, now third wife, Otavia.
Upon arriving in Rio, Kent, the founder and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent, born and raised in the bush ... More
Shanina Shaik takes Guana by storm in the season's sexiest swimsuits
If you were stranded on a Caribbean island with supermodel Shanina Shaik, what would you do? Here’s one idea: you could stage a photo shoot showing off the sexiest swimsuits of the season. When we found ourselves in this exact scenario one recent summer weekend, we did just that. Our ... More
A few places to check off your travel bucket list before fall
Seminole Hard Rock & CasinoThis AAA Four Diamond-rated hotel is just 30 minutes from Miami and boasts 500 music-themed rooms, a deluxe spa and even a lagoon-style pool. When you're not soaking up the sun or ... More
Learn to fight like a gladiator, create sushi art, or try your hand at beekeeping
Gladiator training at the Rome Cavalieri When in Rome, do as the Romans—or, better yet, do as the ancient Romans do. On your next trip to Italy, time travel at the Rome Cavalieri with their Gladiator Training program, exclusive to guests at this Waldorf Astoria Hotels ... More