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10 Fantasy Vacation Spots for Labor Day

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Another three-day weekend is coming up; while you might be staying local, check out where the rich and famous will be jetting off to. DESTINATION: Portoferraio, Italy WHO YOU'LL SEE THERE: This sleepy-looking Italian beach town attracts mega-stars like Beyoncé and Jay-Z. DESTINATION: Ashford Castle in Cong, Ireland WHO... read more

A Definitive Ranking of the Best Staycation Cities in the US

Let’s face it: vacations are expensive. According to American Express, the average cost of a summer vacation is $1,145 per person. So, if you’re looking to save money or are saddled with credit card or student loan debt, taking a trip just might not be possible. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still... read more

5 Designer-Approved Pieces to Pick Up During Your Summer Travels Abroad

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by Mark Cutler, Chief Designer at nousDECOR  Traveling in the summer is a great tradition, as it gives us all an opportunity to recharge our batteries and a chance to explore new and different cultures. Shopping on vacation can be a great thing too, of course, and finding the right native piece... read more

The Best Travel Tips for Couples

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Planning a vacation with your S.O. this summer? There’s nothing better than taking time to make memories with your partner, but, let’s face it—traveling together can sometimes be stressful. We chatted with three travel bloggers to find out their tricks for having the best time ever as a couple on the road: 1. Set realistic... read more

Step Inside Caudalie’s Bordeaux, France Spa + DIY Treatments

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With the launch of Caudalie founder, Mathilde Thomas' book, The French Beauty Solution, we're dying to do a deep-dive into what makes French women have some of the best skin around. Thomas' solution? A savoir-faire attitude and using organic, earthly delights (lots of grape seed!) to create some very powerful skincare treatments. Learn... read more

5 Romantic Spots In Paris You Need to Check Out

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There’s no doubt about it—Paris is one of the most romantic cities in the world. From holding hands and looking up at the Eiffel Tower in all its glory, to sitting at quaint street cafes and enjoying delicious food and wine, it’s a perfect place for couples. For those of you planning a trip there... read more

Survival Tips For Your Summer Road Trip

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Now that we’re officially in the heart of summer travel season, it’s probably a safe bet that you'll end up on a road trip with your partner. For some, this means a Kerouac-ian taste of adventure. For others it means a long, grueling stretch of tetchiness and boredom. Though a classic road trip can be... read more

DIY Pinboard Travel Map for Your Anniversary

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The traditional First Anniversary gift is paper, so what better way to celebrate the first year of marriage (and many more adventurous years ahead!) than with a pin board travel map? Document the places you and your sweetheart have traveled over the past year (hey you should get at least one for the honeymoon,... read more

7 Trips You Must Take Together Before Having a Baby

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Sure, there will be plenty of family vacations even after children come into the picture, but not every bucket-list travel adventure is kid-friendly. That’s why we enlisted the help of newlyweds Gerard and Kieu Bao, who run the travel blog GQ Trippin to find out their vacation recommendations. “The topic of places we... read more

Urban Adventures for Couples: Your City, Your Way

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No matter what you and your S.O. are into -- food, adventure, culture, etc. -- you’ll want to spend time in these six American destinations that cater especially to you. CHICAGO For Foodies Take a stroll down the eater’s paradise of West Randolph Street for some of the best tidbits the city has... read more
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