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November 15, 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi: Art in the Gulf

In a kind of "move over Mona" moment the Louvre Abu Dhabi opened with much fanfare this week to put Abu Dhabi on the world cultural map and put focus on artistic treasures that extend far beyond the bounds of Mona Lisa's mysterious smile.


Luxe Report 2018: Roads Less Taken

What's ahead for travel in 2018? A peek at Virtuoso's 2018 Luxe Report shows there is no end to the hunger for unspoiled natural beauty, luxury immersion and experiential travel when it comes to the tastes of the traveling American public.


Luxury in Andalucia: Finca Cortesin

Traveling to Andalucia is its own reward. Staying at a luxury resort in Andalusia with Michelin star dining, some of the best golf and spa options in Spain, and accommodations created by a designer of palaces, well, that is something else entirely. 


Sensorial Japan: Tempting Journeys of Immersion


Shopping Safaris: 7 Best Places

With the holiday season just around the corner, seven fabulous shopping destinations around the globe can turn Christmas shopping into the perfect vacation. 


St. Petersburg the Local Way

Despite current political realities, a visit to St. Petersburg on a Baltic cruise is still a bucket-list item that shouldn't be forgone. Almost all Baltic cruise itineraries feature a call at this fascinating city, previously known as Leningrad, for two days and a night, but that still isn't enough time to capture the history, culture and tragedy that are wrapped up in this amazing city. 


Travel Stocking Stuffers to Please

From a Christmas eve luxury stay in the Mojave Desert, to a spiritual retreat in Thailand, to chasing the northern lights in Finland, here are some very cool packages and travel vacation deals to keep the holidays alive long after Santa's sled has slipped away.