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Check out where 007 checked-in

Stay: The Hotels of James Bond

Every guy has dreamed of living the Bond life at some point in time. What man wouldn’t want to drive missile-equipped Aston Martins, blow through government slush funds on the tables of Monaco and spar with Grace Jones in bed woo every striking woman in a 200 mile radius while drinking the finest champagne? Practicing…

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Stay: 4 Rivers Floating Lodge

Of course you want to go somewhere nice on vacation — the problem is so does everyone else. You could spend your vacation at that all-inclusive fighting over a cabana with a lovely couple from Omaha, or you could man up and take yourself and the significant other to a real tropical destination. Located in…

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Luxurious terrarium living

Stay | Attrap’Rêves

Attrap’ Rêves (or dreamcatcher in English), is an innovative French hotel chain located in the Alps, Provence, and Côtes d’Azur regions, geared towards eco-friendly travelers who dream of sleeping under an open night sky with all of the comforts of home. Each bubble stands roughly 10 feet high by 14 feet wide, and comes equipped…

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Our weekend at the Golden City institution

Stay | Clift

All hotels are judged on their location, amenities, and service, but a unique sense of style is usually what separates the good from the remarkable. San Francisco’s historic Clift has all of these qualities in ample supply. Since being opened in 1915 on the corner of Geary and Taylor St., the luxury hotel has offered…

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Creative Inspiration, Minus the Hangover

Minibar for the Mind

Hunter S. Thompson clearly had his own idea of what a proper minibar of the mind contained, and preferred carrying his version in a briefcase. For The School of Life and the Morgan’s Hotel Group, though, that name refers to a custom-made box designed to provide guests with a “midnight feast” of inspiration. Inside, buyers…

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Leave your heart, not your wallet in...

Stay | Harbour Court Hotel: San Francisco

After quite a few reader requests for hotel, destination, adventure and travel recommendations, we’re embarking on a new series of posts called Stay. Culled together from both crew and reader insights, Stay will highlight both exciting and achievable travel along with occasional travel-related gear endorsements. Consider it an ongoing series to satiate your travel bug….