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Where to Shop in Bermuda

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Caribbean in flavor, this Atlantic isle has homegrown brands worth seeking out. Established in 1928, the Bermuda Perfumery is famous for its high-end fragrances. Out this spring, the Lili Bermuda Legacy Collection highlights local flowers, including Easter lily, oleander, and frangipani.

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Meet Smart Luggage, the Must-Have Travel Gadget of 2015


Just as the year’s latest and greatest tech gadgets are being introduced at the annual Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, another must-have tech-enhanced travel item is on the horizon and gaining buzz: smart luggage.

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How to Shop for Lingerie in Paris

Lingerie shopping

With its romantic architecture, lose-yourself-in-them cobblestone streets, and cozy boutiques, Paris is undoubtedly a woman’s town. And nobody knows this better than Marcia DeSanctis, author of the new book 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go. Researching the book took DeSanctis everywhere from Corsica to Brittany to Paris (where she once lived and worked), on a quest to find the best lingerie boutiques in city. Below, her advice for navigating the etiquette of these most-specialized stores. 

It is a curious alchemy of coquetry, intuition and just enough vulnerability that makes even the toughest Frenchwoman a temptress without equal. She doesn’t even have to try. But she does, and the proof is in the lingerie. Underneath her suit or skinny jeans, a French woman is always perfectly turned out.

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A Little Romance in Paris

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I have schlepped my kids everywhere: Provence, London, Northern Italy, Southern Spain, Budapest, Iceland, and, most recently, Marrakech. Sure I love expanding their horizons. But, the pressure to accommodate their decidedly non pint-sized needs can become tiresome. I guiltily longed for the old days; specifically pre-parenting romps in Paris as an unencumbered culture vulture. Wait, why not dump the kids with the in-laws and jet off with my husband for 96 hours of Franco-fabulous freedom? Our fourteenth wedding anniversary was looming. Selflessnes be damned.

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New Cookbooks from Sean Brock, Massimo Bottura, and More Chefs

Sean Brock cookbook

Four new cookbooks bring the world to your table.

Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef (Phaidon) is the credo of Massimo Bottura, who celebrates 20 years at the helm of Osteria Francescana, in Modena, Italy, with this beautifully produced book of recipes, stories, and photographs.

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Tomas Maier's New Collection

Thomas Maier collection

“This line is about the casual side of life: traveling, the weekend, lounging at home,” Tomas Maier says of his first full namesake collection, composed of comfortable pieces ideal for long flights. For women, that means unfussy items such as dark denim shirtdresses, buttery leather skirts, and pantsuits that aren’t overly structured or formal; for men, there are relaxed blazers, slouchy trousers, and reimagined parkas and peacoats. Swimwear and accessories, including bold wooden jewelry, pointy flats, and roomy totes, make an understated impact. For Maier, versatility—neutral colors; clean shapes—is a priority. “I’m interested in separates that pair together in various ways. They can be a little dressy or very casual, but always make you look and feel good when you travel.”

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3 Travel Subscription Boxes to Try Now

Try the World subscription box

Even if you can’t travel all the time, the world can come to you—thanks to new subscription services that package items from places near and far into tidy, curated boxes. Try the World assembles locally made food items: chestnut spread in the Paris box, say, or dried seaweed in the Tokyo edition. Hazel Lane is a cheerleader for American crafts, such as art prints from Brooklyn or dip-dye napkins from Austin, Texas. And the collections by A Box From—so far, Seoul and Tehran, Iran—include what founder Elin Aram calls “silly small stuff.” Because nothing says Korean kitsch like a hamburger-shaped notepad.

Brooke PorterBrooke Porter Katz is an Associate Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter at @brookeporter1.

Photo by David Alexander Arnold


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Exploring Cape Town's Bree Street

Bree St. Cape Town

Once-desolate Bree Street has become a microcosm of South African cool and a showcase for the region’s bounty.

Heston Blumenthal protégé Frank Marks brings serious culinary cred to the strip with Borage, a loftlike bistro serving breakfast and lunch only. The blackboard menu rotates frequently; arrive early to secure one of the deconstructed chicken pot pies, a curl of pastry encircling perfectly roasted bird, peas, and onion petals drizzled in gravy. 7B Portside Bldg. 

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New E-Book Turns the Travel Guide on Its Head

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Security lines. Passport stamps. Checked luggage. Have you ever stepped back and really thought about why we travel the way we do? In some ways, this industry is—pardon the pun—on autopilot. And that mindset is exactly what author Doug Lansky set out to question. 

A project 10 years in the making, new e-book Travel: The Guide is anything but your typical destination handbook, a clarification the intro makes abundantly clear. 

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New Beauty Services Launch in Airports

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New beauty services by Essie, XpressSpa, and 3FLOZ offers last-minute pampering before take off. 

Essie Color Boutique: Equipped with 42 permanent shades and six seasonal hues, the new essie color boutique vending machine at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, Oakland Airport, John F. Kennedy Airport, and Houston George Bush Airport¾lets travelers purchase polish on the go. Our favorites for fall: Take It Outside taupe; Partner in Crime dark brown; and Fall in Line, a fabulous jade green.

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