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How to Avoid Feeling Bloated on Planes

How to Avoid Feeling Bloated on Planes

Try these doctor-approved fixes for the common stomach trouble linked with air travel.

Jet belly—it’s a term flight attendants use to describe the not-so-pleasant (and all-too-common symptom) of air travel: a heavy, bloated stomach. But what’s the reasoning behind our pants tightening up in the air? read more


Inside the Faena Hotel Miami Beach: a new hotel is making waves in the city’s new Faena District

Originally built in 1948 by businessman George Sax, the hotel – which hosted Hollywood royalty from Marilyn Monroe to Frank Sinatra – was the first luxury property to grace Miami Beach, instigating the myriad luxury hotels that now line the strip. ‘We are bringing the old Saxony back to life with ambitious and beautiful design and materials,’ says Faena of the 169-room property. In a bid to move away from traditional hotel conceptions, Faena enlisted a movie duo, director and producer Baz Luhrmann and costume designer Catherine Martin to oversee the top-to-toe renovation. read more


Delta Airlines | Just as good as the food set on the table.

It is no secret that airlines are waging an increasingly pitched battle for the biggest-spending passengers who fly in premium classes: The carriers have deployed amenities like fluffy feather duvets and spa treatments.
Now, Delta Air Lines is trying to gain an edge with its food — a decidedly tall order. read more


Hong Kong: Secret Bars The Foxglove (Kingsman Secret Service Style)

Secret bars are nothing new, of course, but very few have mastered the quirky yet elegant style of the newly opened Foxglove tucked away on Duddell Street, at the heart of Hong Kong’s Central district.

From the team who bought us the cooler-than-thou Mrs Pound, Foxglove, is a 1950s-style watering hole serving up classic cocktails. The speakeasy-style lounge bar read more


$120,000 Vacation on a Four Seasons Jet

For a small fortune, passengers can travel the globe aboard the Four Seasons’ spacious Boeing 757..

Thanks to the Four Seasons’ new 24-day, round-the-world fantasy trip, you get all the indulgences of travel without any of its hassles. But like all fantasies, is this too much of a good thing? read more


Travels through Ireland | Sligo to Dublin

Alice Miller travels through Ireland, from Sligo to Dublin, following in the footsteps of one of the greatest poets of the 20th Century.

William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet, Senator, Nobel Laureate – and a firm believer in ghosts. He claimed that after death we relive our passionate moments over and over, loving the same souls, burning down the same houses and acting out the same murders. This year, the poet’s 150th birthday, is the perfect time read more


Andaz Tokyo | The best of Japanese culture

The design-minded hotel offers a sophisticated, luxurious stay that brings forth the best of Japanese culture at the Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills

The design-minded hotel offers a sophisticated, luxurious stay that brings read more


Private Island luxury, service and relaxation Turks and Caicos

Part of the north Caribbean archipelago of the Turks and Caicos, Parrot Cay was once a refuge for a notorious duo of female pirates, Anne Bonny and Mary Reid. Nearly 300 years later, tranquility prevails over the private island, covering 1,000 acres of nature, sand and surf. Our recent read more


Casa Cavia | Palermo Chico – Buenos Aires

Lupe García—the creative director of recently opened Casa Cavia in Buenos Aires—is following in her parents’ footsteps. Her father opened La Panaderia de Pablo restaurant, while her mother founded Ampersand—a publishing house rooted in language, history and academic books.

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Looking to move that business to a new location, García’s mother found a stunning, historic 1920s house for sale in the elite residential neighborhood of Palermo Chico. read more


Beijing |Tea Culture & Baoputang Teahouse

Pioneering a tea renaissance, focused on tradition, culture and spiritual nourishment…

It is common knowledge that China is a land of tea. It’s deeply rooted in Chinese culture and it’s clearly an important part of the country’s heritage, but when it comes to tea tasting, the story is slightly different. Nowadays, many people drink commercial brands of tea, with little knowledge or appreciation of traditional tea culture. Until a few years ago, the pace of growth in China was so rapid that it didn’t leave any space for the development of a tea tasting culture that would (or could) embrace the richness of this old and important tradition.

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Baoputang—a teahouse and private kitchen located inside a park of North Beijing—is read more


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