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28 Apr

12 New York Pools To Lounge By This Summer

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As temperatures begin to rise in the concrete jungle, New Yorkers scramble to get their bikini bodies in check and their summer plans underway. That’s right–New Yorkers who stay Manhattan bound during the summer months rather than escaping to the Hamptons, The Cape, Newport or Upstate have summer plans too, and some of them involve access to many sun-filled pools (read: oases) offering bar service, private cabanas and poolside dining. Battling the long, arduous weekend traffic to and from the city may seem silly when you can opt for a little staycation in the Big Apple and take a dive or dip into some of the amazing rooftop pools that the city has to offer. Gather your girls, edit your...
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27 Apr

Where To Stay, Eat, And Drink In Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires—the very name of the city invokes warm, nostalgic images of steamy Tango dancing and authentic epicurean delicacies, all in a lush city where past meets present. Steeped as it is in Latin influence, the Argentine city has undeniable Euro-charm with its Belle Epoque architecture, bustle of fusion restaurants, and buzzing night-time revelers. With this unique yet recognizable homage to Madrid, New York, and even a touch of Paris, for the intrepid traveler, the city gives way immediately and welcomes all into its breezy embrace.

Here we offer up a sample of musts for the best places to stay, eat, drink, and play, and sleep in one of the globe's brightest and most welcoming cities.

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25 Apr

How To Find Love—And Maby a New Life—In Italy

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As the saying goes, "if you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere." But what happens when you're bored of the city that has it all? After a decade in the Big Apple, personal stylist and journalist, Natalie Decleve, knew it was time to move on—the question was, to where…? Embarking on a search to find her next home, Decleve set out on a cross country road trip that forced her to compare her own hectic life with a much simpler one; and traversed the Caribbean for lusher pastures. Here, she gives Italy a go, before finally getting a taste of life in California with a tour along the west coast. Check back here each week...
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21 Apr

What It’s Like Riding a Motorcycle Through The Desert—And Why You Should Do It Too

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y first bike was a Harley. It was shiny, with classic red and black details that shone in the light. It was a breeze to drive—easy to turn, with the engine roaring every time I gave it some juice. I felt free riding it down the pavement, wind blowing past me. I was four. My Harley was a Power Wheels toy. I have to be honest, it was not my first choice of vehicle. I wanted a car (a pink one, preferably Barbie), but my parents were all about practicality. With its relatively cheap price tag and the fact that I would be able to ride it for a couple of years without long legs/growth spurts being an issue, it found itself...
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20 Apr

The Stallone Sisters’ Fashion & Beauty Must-Haves

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Our cover stars, Sophia, Sistene, and Scarlett Stallone, share their beauty, fragrance, fitness, travel, culture and accessories picks, along with a few favorite looks of the season.

Sistene's Must-Haves

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IDEAL HOLIDAY: Rome

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Flower Power
Dolce & Gabbana, Spring 2017

Glow Getter

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Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation ($64); Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté Shine Oil-in-Stick Lipstick in Rose Saint Germain, Coral Incandescent, and Fuchsia in Excess ($37 each); Tom Ford Soleil Contouring Compact in Soleil Afterglow ($108); Tom Ford Velvet Orchid ($120), all available at Sephora.com.

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On the Playlist
Rihanna's Anti

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Hair & Skincare Boosts
SK-II Facial Treatment Essence($179); Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Conditioner ($34), all available at Sephora.com.

Gold Standard

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Marco Bicego choker, $2,200, marcobicego.com; Prada bag, $2,280, prada.com.

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18 Apr

Finland Is Officially The World’s Safest Country

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Looking for a destination for your next solo adventure? You might want to start searching for flights to Finland, which was just named the safest country in the world by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
The Scandinavian country beat out its neighbors Sweden and Norway, as well as New Zealand and Canada, to take the top spot in the WEF's "safety and security" section of their biennial Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report.

See the full top 10 here:

The World's 10 Safest Countries, According to the WEF

Finland – score: 6.7
United Arab Emirates – 6.6
Iceland – 6.6
Oman — 6.5
Hong Kong SAR – 6.5
Singapore – 6.5
Norway – 6.4
Switzerland – 6.4
Rwanda – 6.4

Qatar – 6.3

Two reasons we love Finland: It's safe and you can see the Northern Lights there.
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Two reasons we love Finland: It's safe and you can see the Northern Lights there. / Getty
The WEF's safety and security rankings were measured...
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13 Apr

How Puffy Tacos Became The Unofficial Food Mascot Of San Antonio

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If you haven’t been to San Antonio, you may not be familiar with the puffy taco. I’m from Dallas—a mere five-hour car ride away—and had never heard even the name until someone informed me that it was the unofficial food mascot of San Antonio. I hopped in my car to investigate. At first, I was skeptical. The puffy taco, for the uninitiated, is a member of the filled tortilla family that’s distinguished by its bubbly, fried shell. It’s not the same thing as a crispy taco, whose exterior is more like a tortilla chip; nor is it as pliable as a regular soft taco. The puffy taco occupies an ideal middle ground between the two. The outside is delicate and crispy,...
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10 Apr

How To Do Las Vegas The Low-Key Way

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Las Vegas is known for five things: casinos, clubs, the Strip, all-you-can-eat buffets, and the fact that nothing that happens there should be communicated to anyone who wasn't there with you. And while partying 'til all hours of the night/morning is fun and all, there's a chill side of the city that's well worth exploring. Here, your guide to doing Vegas the laid-back way. (Don't worry, there are still plenty of drinks.)

Where to Stay If you're not into the Strip scene, you can try staying in Old Town/Downtown, where some of the original casinos are. If you want to be closer to the action (but still away from it all), your ideal spot is really the Mandarin Oriental, which is so...
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5 Apr

Here Are The Best And Worst States To Live If You’re a Woman

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What factors into a woman's choice of where to live? Proximity to family, friends, and a good job, perhaps, or visions of perfect weather and wide open spaces—any or all of these traits might lead a woman to unpack her bags and settle into a place. New research from MoveHub.com ranks the best places for women to live based on a state's policies and statistics, because hey, maybe one's future wage potential is a pretty good aspect of lifestyle! MoveHub compared info from the National Partnership for Women and Families, Violence Policy Center, Kaiser Family Foundation, and more to examine the status of women in each state. They considered items like a state's wage gap, women's access to healthcare, number of...
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3 Apr

You Can Buy One Of The Mansions That Inspired The ‘ Great Gatsby’

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If you've ever dreamed of living out your own Gatsby fantasy like Leo, one of the early-20th-century mansions that inspired the set design of Baz Luhrmann's 2013 film is on the market for a cool $85 million, according to Trulia.
This 14,551 square-foot colonial-style mansion sits on 7.7 acres of gated land on Long Island's Kings Point, in an area of the North Shore that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald's fictional West Egg in The Great Gatsby. Built in 1928, this 18-bedroom palace also has a wine-tasting room with a full cellar plus an in-home hair salon.

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While the property went on the market for $100 million back in 2015, there were no takers. Currently the property is...
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