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5 Disruptive Luxury Travel Trends Shattering the Status Quo

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With the global luxury market collectively growing at 4 percent to an estimated $1.15 (€1.08) trillion in 2016, according to a recent “Bain & Company Luxury Study,” coupled with optimistic forecasts that the luxury goods market will pick up this year, the hospitality industry is gearing up for elevated demand among both leisure and business travelers. This amid evidence that, ... Read More »

Culinary Cultural Immersion a Foodie-Forward Travel Trend

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:::Indigenous epicurean adventure escalates among ‘victual vacationers’::: Whether for adventure travel or more relaxing respites, travelers are increasingly seeking regionally-authentic itineraries that offer an intimate view of local cultures. In fact, reports show the trend of being “connoisseurs of local culture” will boom this year. Indigenous tourism and cultural immersion experiences—especially those with culinary components—are white hot. For culturally AND ... Read More »

Hair Havoc No More with Dr. Marder Scalp Therapy

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Winter weather, and the subsequent use of indoor heat to stay warm, can have an extreme drying effect on the skin—and this most certainly includes the scalp. For those who already suffer from sensitive scalps or are susceptible to environmental and weather changes in general, the result can be scalp skin that’s dry, itchy and downright unattractive. Then there are ... Read More »

Grayton Automatic Watches an Admirable Accessory for All

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We live in a fast-paced wardrobe world where few fashions stand the test of time. One exception, however, lies in the world of watches. This is a unique “tech-cessory” category where form and function converge—optimally with an enduring design aesthetic that can easily evolve with the fickle style scene. While both the fashion and technology industries are veritably sustained by ... Read More »

Tasty Valentine’s Day Gifts with Direct-to-Door Delivery

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According to the National Confectioners Association (NCA), chocolate accounted for approximately 59 percent of U.S. candy retail sales for the six weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day in 2016. That’s a lot of sweet treats duly expressing our love and adoration for the darlings in our lives. Knowing these throngs, and possibly more, will again be seeking food and beverage-based ... Read More »

11 Endearing Valentine’s Day Gifts & Gets

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Looking for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift that’s sure to charm the loved ones in your life? With so many options to choose from, it can certainly be challenging to narrow down the field—potentially turning into a shopping endeavor that’s more bitter than sweet. Even so, throngs will surely shop to their heart’s content this holiday amid estimates that U.S. ... Read More »

7 Reasons Dining at Marina Kitchen San Diego Is a Must-Do

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Destination-driven gourmands will do well to visit Marina Kitchen restaurant ensconced in the San Diego Marriott Marquis hotel. This innovation-oriented eatery serves up classic Southern California dishes, but with its own distinctive, modern twist courtesy of Chef Aron Schwartz. He is a man on a mission to proffer foodstuffs crafted from the best fresh, seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients—dishes that are ... Read More »

Oleum Vera Introduces DIY Organic Hair Care Kit

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New to the beauty scene is Oleum Vera, a fresh new line of “Do-It-Yourself” organic and sustainability-minded beauty kits that allow you to create a customized hair care regimen using pure, organic essential oils and plant-based oils in combination with fresh ingredients from your own pantry and fridge natural clays and organic butters. With multiple recipes for hair masks, serum ... Read More »

How to Make Money on Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

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If you’ve made a New Year’s resolutions, apparently the odds are not in your favor of achieving it. Reports indicate that upwards 25 percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions will already have failed at keeping them a mere seven days into January. Those who do manage to outlast the week and stick it out the entire year is ... Read More »

New Year, New You: 9 Ways to Start 2017 Right

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A fresh New Year is upon us and it’s time to recalibrate our self-care strategies to amp up our health, fitness and overall wellness in the months ahead. This is always a great time to turn to the marketplace for innovations that can ease and expedite our endeavors in kind. Here are a few mention-worthy finds that can help improve ... Read More »