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R BlockA Perfect Match

With its newly renovated Rotunda Room, reimagined Perrine restaurant, long history and international appeal, New York’s iconic Pierre Hotel is the perfect place to stay if you’re in town for the U.S. Open

The U.S. Open is an international event, with an international crowd, played in an international city. If you’re in New York over the next few weeks to watch some tennis or you live in New York and enjoy a little people watching and the patronage of this great tennis event – the Pierre Hotel is a must visit place. Read more »

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R BlockThe 7 Best Hotels In San Francisco

Headed to San Francisco for the Super Bowl? With new ownership and recent renovations, a number of the city’s most iconic hotels remain the best places to stay

While San Francisco may becoming to expensive to live in, it is still relatively affordable to visit. And unlike New York City’s hotel scene which seems to grow and grow, with trendy newcomers stealing the show, many of San Francisco’s top places to stay are the same properties they have always been—despite minor name changes. Read more »

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R BlockBermuda Like a Native

I’m intrigued by the fashionable buzzwords in “experiential travel.” “Isn’t all travel based on experience?” I wondered before my recent trip to Bermuda. My purpose? To experience the island like a native by celebrating the Cup Match Cricket Festival, a two-day public holiday held every August. Read more »

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R Block4 Cucumber Cocktails To Keep You Cool This Summer

Cucumbers are a summer staple for their refreshing flavor, high water content and hydrating capabilities. Of course, salads and fresh summer vegetable plates are not the only place you will find them. The cucumber is a classic cocktail compliment (and garnish), particularly for gin. So it should come as no surprise to gin lovers that Hendricks—the unique gin with a cucumber aroma, bottled in an unmistakable black medicine jar—is the preferred gin for cucumber themed cocktails.  Read more »