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DTLA: The Accidental City

DTLA: The Accidental City

Written by: Concierge Team

2014-04-08

The cat has officially emerged from the bag, and most of the world is savvy to the hippest place in America: Downtown Los Angeles, or #DTLA if you ask Twitter. Every so many decades a perfect storm of architecture, artists, cocktails and history collide to create a euphoric crescendo of culture. And that’s exactly what’s happening right now in DTLA.

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Hollywood Hills, CA  |  beverly hills  |  foodies  |  hollywood hills  |  SoCal  |  DTLA

Staying on Tropic: 5 Things You Must Do in Maui

Staying on Tropic: 5 Things You Must Do in Maui

Written by: Concierge Team

2014-04-03

You could, of course, go lie on the beach or pick up 18 holes with the guys all vacation long. You can do that on Maui, sure. But that would be boring, and you aren’t boring. This is your summer and this is Maui. Here’s what you’ll do instead.

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Wailea Oceanfront Villa  |  Maui, HI  |  Maui  |  Families

Spring has Sprung! April Events Around the World

Spring has Sprung! April Events Around the World

Written by: Concierge Team

2014-04-01

Family-friendly, nature lovers, foodies, and art aficionados will love these springtime events happening at some of your favorite Time & Place destinations!

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Buenos Aires  |  Event Round-Up  |  Laguna  |  Nantucket  |  Paris  |  SoCal  |  April

It’s Reigning Again: The French Riviera’s Supreme Luxury Vacations

It’s Reigning Again: The French Riviera’s Supreme Luxury Vacations
2014-03-28

Life was tough for Queen Victoria. During her reign in the late 1800s, vacation was an ordeal. Just to enjoy a little royal R and R at her favorite hotel on the French Riviera, she’d have to tow along a staff of 60 to 100 of her peeps. They shipped in her own bed and her own food(!) Things have changed on the French Riviera. You don’t have to squeeze into a cramped, noisy hotel. You and your entourage can spread out in a world-class luxury villa where every bed is fabulous. Here’s how you’ll vacation BETTER than royalty in the exclusive, ultra-glam principalities that dot the Cote d’Azur:

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La Romarine  |  Sainte Maxime, France  |  Cannes  |  concierge  |  French Riviera  |  Villefranche  |  Sainte Maxime  |  St Tropez

Paris in Spring: A Chic Cheat Sheet

Paris in Spring: A Chic Cheat Sheet

Written by: Concierge Team

2014-03-25

Spring is that off-the-shoulder number by Olyana Sergeenko, red roses in rack and rows; it’s the snow-drop daisies of Chanel’s newest line. It’s like Marimekko after months of prison drabs. In the gardens of Versailles, it’s carpet of anemone tucked between newly greening-up boxwood; it’s the sun-warmed play of a thousand fountains in a hundred little bouquets lined with fresh clusters of violets.

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Paris, France  |  concierge  |  France  |  Paris  |  Spring  |  Food and Wine