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The Harry Cipriani, Fifth Avenue, New York City. Timeless swank is what Cipriani’s is all about. Carrying the torch that was lit in 1931, back in Venice, Italy by Giuseppe Cipriani. Just off the Piazzo San Marco, Giuseppe opened the famed Harry’s Bar and gifted the world with his inventions. Carpacio, now a generic term […]

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Gastown, Vancouver

Vancouver has numerous eclectic neighborhoods.  We’d venture to say that there are at least 14 distinct neighborhoods with their own flavor, charm, history and more. Blessed with diversity, the city offers delights to suit almost every taste.  From Chinatown to Punjabi Market you’ll find an array of shops, restaurants, nightspots and just about everything in […]

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The Sherry Netherland

New York City The city that boasts an array of swanky offerings and elegant stays is the perfect home for the Sherry Netherland. It’s New York…It’s going to be in a tall building. Yet this apartment hotel is hidden in plain sight, right on Fifth Avenue overlooking Central Park. Location, location, location… and space, space, […]

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Letter from the Caribbean: San Juan, Puerto Rico

The seven-minute ride from the airport to the El San Juan Resort and Casino had, to my delight, transported me into what seemed like a time warp. Immediately upon stepping through the resort doors, I could envision the Copacabana showgirls descending the grand staircase and Desi Arnaz beating out “Babalu” on his conga drum. It […]

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Our Top 21, A-to-Z (Spring 2016)

South Africa is celebrated for safaris and Stellenbosch wines, not spirits, but Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky beautifully channels Scotland’s national drink. Warm amber hue, toasted nut and tropical fruit aromas, satin-smooth and spicy on the palate: You’d swear you were in the Scottish Highlands not the Capelands. $29.99

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