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Berlin is a world city of culture, politics, media, and science.

Berlin Through The Eyes Of Our Creative Director

BY LENA KAZER Roaming the neighborhoods of Berlin is a feast for the eyes. There are murals painted on buildings reaching high into the sky, more graffiti variations than there are cracks in the sidewalk, and oddball boutiques filled with records, handmade accessories, and various whats-its and thing-a-ma-bobs. Wandering my favorite neighborhood, the rugged and […]

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Budapest Tips & Tricks: Every FYI You Need To Know

BY WENDY HUNG Home of the stunning bath houses, wines and goulash, Budapest is full of things to see and must-do’s. Just in case you’re too lazy to flip through a guidebook, here’s a quick rundown of etiquette, Wifi info, cash exchange, SIM cards, walking tours…and more! 5 things to avoid: Poorly lit streets. Old cash. When receiving […]

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Pendry Hotels Promise To Be: London Hip, NY-Paced & California Healthy

BY TEAM JST You’ve been hearing all about it from celebs, and you’re a die-hard fan of their spas. Good news! Montage Hotels & Resorts is going to have a baby brother in 2016. He’s already named Pendry Hotels, and he’s going to be adored by quite a different crowd than those who’ve been flocking to Montage. Founder and […]

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Mantra Of The Day: “Eat Well And Travel Often”

BY LIZZY MONROE For me, food is an integral part of experiencing a foreign culture. I couldn’t have left Berlin without trying Mustafa’s famous Gemüse Kebap (even at the cost of a 45-minute wait in the snow) and my trip to Istanbul wouldn’t have been the same without sampling countless flavors of Turkish delights and Baklavas. […]

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Multi-City and Multi-Property Bookings At Once! The Ascott Limited Launches New Mobile Booking App

The Ascott has launched new web and mobile booking features to enhance guests’ search and reservation experience. Guests can now better navigate Ascott’s properties worldwide through user-friendly search functions, filters and reservation options. Tony Soh, Ascott, chief corporate officer, said: “Ascott strives to provide guests a memorable experience at every touch point, right from when […]

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Getting Lost Among the Many Canals of Venice: Delving Beneath the Facades of the Floating City

BY LOUIS ALCORN The notion of the romantic European voyage starts and ends in Venice. The city sits on an ancient foundation of closely spaced wooden piles, still intact after centuries of submersion beneath the Venetian lagoon. While walking the meandering streets and noting the massive stone foundations of surrounding buildings, it seems impossible that […]

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Follow Your Nose: Seeking Out Secret Night Bakeries in Florence

BY LAUREN GOERZ When the sun sets on the Ponte Vecchio and the tourists retreat to their hotel rooms, the city lights of Firenze bring a new kind of life and vibrancy to the streets. The birthplace of the Renaissance becomes a center of nighttime revelry and international exchange. Graceful Florentine women glide over cobblestone […]

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