Category Archives: Travel


Friday Top 5: Classic Spas For Valentine’s (Or Anytime)

Spa rituals date back centuries in many cultures including the Romans, the Mayans and many others. Since nothing says historic luxury more then taking your significant other away to decompress and show your appreciation we rounded up five of the world’s top spas where you can relax and rekindle the passion for one another for Valentine’s Day-or any other time.

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Design Tips From Phara Queen: Miranda Lambert’s Designer For The Ladysmith B & B

If you’re looking for jaw-dropping design in what was once a dilapidated 1901 building look no further then Miranda Lambert’s The Ladysmith Bed & Breakfast. We recently sat down with Miranda’s interior designer, Phara Queen to see how folks at home can add a little rock-n-roll shabby chic style to their own homes.

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Wonderful Wines, Inspiring Spaces

You don’t have to hop on a trans-Atlantic flight to enjoy some of the best classic wine tasting rooms in the world and some of the oldest Cabernet and Merlot vintages. Savor rich California history and architecture with some of today’s finest wines at these five tasting rooms where history and wine collide and leave you wondering why you shouldn’t just pick up and move to wine country tomorrow.

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5 After-Holiday Decompression Trips For Everyone

Ahh, the holidays. The excitement is over and it is back to the grind. If the holidays left you feeling in need of recharging your batteries we rounded up five historic destinations that offer something for everyone. Whether you are a family, single, retired, or have a big bonus leftover that you want to spend to stimulate the economy-we got you covered.

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Five Cities That Will Make Your 2016 New Year’s Eve Historic

Ever since I can remember the ultimate goal for New Year’s Eve was to make sure it was historic. In an epic Jake from Sixteen Candles party kind of way that you’d be talking about thirty years later. For the past three years we’ve spent New Year’s Eve at home (and admittedly in bed before midnight) so our 2016 resolution is to work less and live more—starting with New Year’s Eve. Here are our top five historic cities that will make sure your new year starts off with a bang.

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Destination Christmas: Historic New Orleans

New Orleans is one of America’s most iconic, bucket list travel destinations at any time of year. Think Jazz Fest, Mardi Gras, or one of the 120 other annual festivals that happen every week. When it comes to destination Christmas (and New Years), however, there’s no better place in the country to avoid the family drama where it’s perpetually warm and welcoming. Here’s our definitive go-local New Orleans holiday guide from three hotel owners who have lived there for decades

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Free Love and Flatware: Part One

The word “history” can still get a bland wrap these days. Yet despite being civilized for 6000 years, humans continue to tell a pretty good story. Love, hate, hubris, beauty, jealousy, power, family, inequality, revenge, and heroism remain our primary plotlines. In turn every juicy headline unfolding before you today will be tomorrow’s history book lesson. Trust us. Just ask John Humphrey Noyes.

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