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March 13, 2013
Lessons in Franco-Caribbean Cuisine

Lessons in Franco-Caribbean Cuisine

Don’t forget to diet before your next visit to St. Barth’s. You’ll want to be beach-ready upon arrival, and we’d be wiling to wager you’d hope to stay that way throughout. Easier said than done. After all, St. Barth’s is not just one of the Caribbean’s premier beach destinations, it’s also a premier dining destination, and the dining options at the Hotel Carl Gustaf are among the best on the Island.

Begin an evening at the Carl Gustaf with a sunset cocktail at the Carl Gustaf Lounge. Totally redesigned in 2008, this signature bar is among the best places anywhere for a sunset drink, with magnificent views over the pastel-hued houses and yacht-studded harbor of Gustavia.

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March 3, 2013
Royal Mansour

Royal Mansour

Like the city that surrounds it, the Royal Mansour defies overstatement. Surrounded by high walls like those of the medina, the Royal Mansour is a refuge in one of the world’s most magical cities. Outside, the ancient mercantile center of Marrakesh continues as it has for centuries, its narrow souqs still home to salesmen of every stripe, the Djemma el Fna still redolent of grilling meat, still filled with snake charmers and storytellers. At Royal Mansour you can live like the merchants and aristocrats who once populated the hidden riads that still dot the old city.

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March 1, 2013
Hotel Crillon le Brave

Hotel Crillon le Brave

Fields of lavender blossoming purple under a brilliant Provençal sun. Ancient grape vines in the shadow of Chateauneuf du Pape’s medieval ruins. Mount Ventoux rising from olive groves and lavender fields, offering views down the Rhone as far as Marseilles and the Côte d’Azur. View Full Article