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Paris According to a Louis Vuitton Insider

Here’s how to prep your Paris suitcase: “Travel light and casual: a pair of jeans, white shirt, blue jacket, book, and iPhone,” says Julien Guerrier, Louis Vuitton’s editorial director, who sat down recently with us to spill the elusive style secrets of the French capital.

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Polish Cold War Neons Illuminate History

One of the most surprising legacies of Cold War-era Poland is its brilliant variety of neon signs, the first of which went up in Warsaw in 1929. Popular from the start, neons saw a flourishing in the cities in the 1950s, -60s and -70s.

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Christian Zenka, Kai Hollmann, Stephan Gerhard, and Christoph Hoffmann

The four high-flying hospitality kings behind Bikini Island & Mountain Hotels converge to discuss their own pathways to success, the hippie movement mentality, and more.

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How Crate-Digging Duo Soul Clap Travels

In another excerpt from Sound Travels: DJs in Transit, Berlin 2012-2017, the crate-digging Boston DJ duo Soul Clap talks life behind the decks and on the road.

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Around The World in 8 Spectacular Bathtubs

For your viewing pleasure, we’ve assembled some of the most opulent, elegant bathtubs in our 300-hotel global collection. So as winter sets in (at least for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere), let this serve as inspiration to soak.

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Installations From Outer Space

Some of today’s most exciting hotels function as live-in galleries, exhibiting commissioned and acquired installations and sculptural pieces by major contemporary artists. While their works run the gamut, many evoke a futurist vision of space-age forms, neon deities, and artifacts from the beyond.

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Georgia Rising: A Journey Into the Caucasus

Our writer and photographer ventured into Georgia in search of places for renewal, shelter, communion, and expressions of the sublime. Here’s what they found.

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The Spa Is Dead. Long Live the New Wellness.

On my first morning at Eremito, I woke up with the sunrise and listened to the silence until my ears began to ring. Was my brain rebelling against the quiet? No, I decided: it was the sound of my own listening—a sound I had not heard in a very long time.

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Four Hotels Defining What It Means To Be ‘Hyperlocal’

The time is far behind us when travelers settled for indistinguishably luxurious chain accommodations. These days, it seems everyone wants to talk about local hubs providing locally sourced products and services.