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Dining Discoveries: 5 Fabulous Food Truck Destinations

With spring, our hunger to be outside and get moving grows: enter the food truck experience. Although its increase in popularity over the years has been met with equal resistance, one can’t deny the unique convenience they offer. As the New York Times says, they’ve made food courts out of empty lots and expanded the chow-down choices. Herewith, our guide to a few of the best food trucks in five American cities and tips for tracking their movements.

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10 Questions: Christof Pignet, Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach

In our General Manager series, we catch up with heads of hotels for some unique insight and perspective. This week, we talk to Hotel Manager Christof Pignet of Miami’s Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach.

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The Packing List: 5 Stylish Pieces for Guys Going to Vegas

We featured the ladies last week, now it’s time for the gents to get gussied up. The team at Indochino has put together the slickest five items for a visit to the City of Sin (psst, enter the Living the Sky Life contest for a chance to win their $1,000 shopping credit and the ultimate Vegas getaway). Dapper threads for taking the Strip by storm right this way…

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The Packing List: 5 Luxe Items for Ladies Bound for Vegas

Have we told you lately that we love Las Vegas? Might have a little something to do with our mega contest. We asked the folks at Avenue 32 (who’ll be giving a $1,000 dollar shopping credit to the lucky winner, by the way) to share their top picks for a stylish weekend in Sin City. Herewith, their five fabulous designer things to bring.

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Top Searched Cities Guide: Las Vegas

We round up the most iconic hotels and the coolest events and attractions in Kiwi Collection’s top searched cities. With the prize for our latest contest, Living the Sky Life, boasting a 3-night getaway to Las Vegas (and all the glamorous extras), we’ve got Sin City on the brain. Herewith, a few fun things to slot in between sessions at the slots.

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Photo Essay: Life’s a Beach Just Outside Los Angeles

No trip to Los Angeles is complete without copious amounts of time spent lounging by the beach. Living in the Pacific Northwest can make one forget that sunshine exists 12 months of the year in warmer locales. My wife and I escaped the February freeze, dug our feet into the sand and snapped some of the scene.

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Trip Tips: 8 Historic Hollywood Movie Theaters to Visit

The glitz and glamour of the Academy Awards gets a lot of attention—the famous people, the frocks—but what it’s really all about is the art of cinema. Only a select few attend the Oscars, but any civilian can see a flick in the motion picture capital; herewith, eight, great theaters with history to hit up on your next trip to Hollywood.

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Dining Discoveries: A Veritable Feast in Victoria

Victoria, the British Columbia capital, has a reputation as a retirement mecca. While many silver foxes do settle there, it’s also a university town, and it’s precisely that spectrum of youthful energy and aged refinement that make it a magical place where craft breweries and white tablecloth restaurants co-exist.

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Experience: Rest and Relaxation at Omphoy Ocean Resort

The moment you walk through the door, you can sense that everything at this property is designed to reduce your stress and help you unwind… and it’s spectacular.

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The Road Trip: Vancouver to Los Angeles

When in doubt, head south. A friend and I grabbed our passports and set a course for the City of Angels, making a few strategic stops along the way (i.e. to drink craft beer, eat delectable deep-fried seafood and lay on the beach.) Come along via photographs and chart your own course with my recommendations herein. L.A. or bust was no bust.

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