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Destination Dispatches: Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof for the Bookish and Business-y

This year the annual Frankfurt Book Fair runs October 12-16, 2011, and the city will be packed out. At any other time of the year, to be right at the heart of it all, try the venerable Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof.

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Destination Dispatches: Hotel Georgia on My Mind

Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and the Rolling Stones are just a few of Hotel Georgia’s guests of yore. Now that it’s been revived, it’s ready to rock again in a new way.

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Where to Do: Milan Design Weekend

A marriage of art and design, that’s Milan Design Weekend. And stores that stay open until 10 p.m. on Saturday (shopaholics take note).

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The Scoop: Inaugural Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy

Sun, surfers and Four Seasons luxury—doesn’t get much better than that, mate. And all those ingredients came together at the inaugural Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy.

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Destination Dispatches: Touchdown at Tivoli São Paulo Moffarej

Helicoptering in to the rooftop of Tivoli São Paulo Moffarej is the ultimate arrival.

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Destination Dispatches: Modern Corinthia

Do I want to be enveloped by Sir Winston Churchill (shown) or orchestral conductor Paolo Mantovani? That is the dilemma at Corinthia Hotel London.

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Destination Dispatches: A Wellness Break in Wiesbaden

With 27 indigenous hot thermal springs, the German city of Wiesbaden ist gut for your health.

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Destination Dispatches: Dialing Down in Dublin

A girl alone in the Four Seasons Hotel Dublin feels like a million dollars (pink champagne, macaroons and peonies. Plus one of the world’s best facials).

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Destination Dispatches: Setaing Pretty in South Beach

The perfect way to feel at home in sunny South Beach is in a yellow Lamborghini or on a turquoise bicycle.

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Memories of Machu Picchu, Peru

The last time I visited the wonder that is Machu Piccu in Peru, my arrival was somewhat unorthodox. I had been staying at the Monasterio in Cusco, from where I took an hour long hot air balloon ride over the Andes. This was followed by a four-by-four drive to Ollantaytambo station, then along the rail […]

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