Stories written by Adam Lague
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Beach at Casa Del Agua
Homes Travel

Two Luxury Retreats Travel Experts Take On The Riviera Maya

The 80-mile coastal slice of Mexico from Tulum to the Punta Allen peninsula is known as the Riviera Maya—and within the last 15 years, it’s become one of the country’s top luxury travel destinations. Now filled with fine dining, high-end entertainment, and extravagant hotel and villa rentals, many of its cities still retain a small-town charm […]

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View of Beaver Creek from Silver Mine villa
Homes Travel

A Ski Town in Summer: Spotlight on Beaver Creek

There’s an old saying about Colorado’s Vail Valley, a region that includes Vail, Beaver Creek, Avon, and more: “You come for the winters, but stay for the summers.” And anyone who’s summered in Beaver Creek can vouch that its “off-season” is still very much on. From outstanding dining to world-class golf within breathtaking surroundings, who’s even thinking […]

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Winter sunset in Lake Tahoe
People

Lake Tahoe’s Diehard Surfers

While thousands flock to the Tahoe region ski resorts when a storm promises fresh powder, a smaller group of thrill-seekers head to a place where no one’s queued up at the lift: the shoreline of Lake Tahoe. In certain conditions—mainly frigid, blustery, snowy ones—this freshwater basin is transformed with powerful wind-driven swells irresistible to surfers. […]

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By the pool at Villa Tjitrap in Bali
Homes Travel

Indonesia: A Travel Diary

Diana Soler is a Market Manager with Luxury Retreats and an expert in high-end travel, having been to 12 countries and visited more than 20 luxury villas around the world. Traveling with her husband and another couple, she recently took her first trip to Indonesia, soaking in Bali & Lombok’s culture, food, and top-notch service. […]

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Food People

My 9 to 5: Event Manager Emma Dubois

From casual Caribbean beachside dinners to corporate fine dining and event services, Fabulous Feasts’ Emma Dubois does it all. When she’s not planning and executing these lavish gourmet catering events on the luxurious island of St. Martin, she’s playing with her kids, competing on the tennis court, or traveling the world. Here’s her account of […]

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Torre Bisenzio in Umbria, Italy
Homes

5 Ways You Can Live Like an Italian

What is it about Italy that makes us dream? There’s a part of all of us that wishes we were eating pasta and gelato and drinking wine on a balcony in Rome every night, but for most of us, that can only happen on vacation. While you count down the days until the next time […]

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Stay in Shape Beach Workout
People Travel

How to Stay Fit on Vacation (Without the Gym)

Many travelers see their vacation as a break from the routine, a time to relax, and an excuse to indulge in unhealthy foods. But for the fitness fiends among us, switching time zones is no reason to break away from our healthy lifestyle habits. Staying fit on vacation is not only doable, it can be […]