Stories written by Camille Miller
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Homes

The Chic Way to do a City Break

These urban retreats take luxury to the next level with exclusive locations, elegant décor, and exceptional views. What’s more, these high-end properties also offer convenient access to the world’s most coveted museums, restaurants, and shops. Here’s our pick of the best places to stay for a chicer kind of city break.  Luxury Palacete, Barcelona Features & Finishes: Decadent […]

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The Secret to Exploring Paris Like a Local

Everyone dreams of coming to Paris. But Christine Polini understands that every dream is unique to the dreamer. Some dream of taking a romantic boat cruise on the Seine.  Others want to sit in an endless string of cafes and eat pastries.  Still others dream of museums and losing themselves in the work of Master […]

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Where to see the best fall colors in the USA

When the autumn air cools and the days grow shorter, travelers board planes, trains and automobiles and head for the countryside.  Their goal is to capture a riot of fall color as it spreads across the United States.  And it’s not just travelers on the hunt. Naturalists, photographers, and outdoor enthusiasts also rush to take […]

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Wedding Bells Ring at Stone Manor, A Romantic Malibu Home

Commanding magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean, Stone Manor is nestled within three acres of coastal gardens along “Lover’s Lane” in Malibu, providing the perfect setting for a romantic wedding or two. When Lance Lindsay was a young man growing up in Southern California, Malibu was still just a 21-mile stretch of rough coastline where […]

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Luxe Treehouse Living at Casa Ramon

For more than thirty years, Jorge Retana built some of the finest real estate properties across the United States with his business partner John Powers. At Casa Ramon, they decided to create something a little more personal, a little closer to home. Jorge grew up near the town of Dominical, where Casa Ramon is located. […]

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How to Vacation Like a Celebrity

You already expect comfort, convenience and chic interiors from a luxury retreat. But here are several properties that go above and beyond to satisfy even your most indulgent whims. Stone Manor, Malibu, California Known for its “Red Carpet Treatment” of guests, Stone Manor has a 25-year-long reputation among the elite of Hollywood. It’s been enjoyed […]

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Travel

Travel Photography Tips and Tricks

Sometimes it just isn’t enough to pick up a postcard in the hotel lobby. Personal photographs have the power to capture not just the scenes of a place, but its feel and rhythm. To do this the only things you need are a camera (or your phone) and a strategy. Here are a few things […]