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In Destinations: At the time in Christian Europe when 99% of the population was illiterate, in Al-Andalus the Moors had seventeen great universities. This was the golden age of Islamic culture in arts and letters when the advances in science and enlightened leadership made Spain the most cultured country in Europe. By Barbara Angelakis         Read More...

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In the Oeno File: When you think of Germany, you think of beer... yes?  German beer might be good, but it is not as great as some of the Riesling wines created along the Mosel River. Our Uniworld Rhine River Cruiser took us along the Mosel River valley where a number of Germany’s most famous vineyards exist.  By Manos Angelakis           Read More...

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In Airline Services: As a travel writer I fly a lot!  Recently I flew SWISS from JFK to Zurich. After passing through security I went to the SWISS lounge which was clean and nicely maintained with comfortable leather armchairs for working or lounging and an island of clean tables for eating. WiFi was offered free on entering. By Barbara Angelakis Read More...

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In the Spa section: There are destination spas and there are destination spas… some are pleasure palaces with luxurious decadence; some are cosmetic medical centers masked as spas; others focus on physical activities and wellness; while others are spiritual in nature encouraging communion with the cosmos. Spa Eastman incorporates all of the above. By Barbara Angelakis         Read More...

Amsterdam Foodie Paradise

In Gastronomy: From street food stands to Michelin stared restaurants, Amsterdam is a foodie Paradise! Chefs in local restaurants are adapting dishes from around the world and giving each a personal twist. The Michelin Guide has been noticing and annually adding new cadres to the Red Guide and the Bib Gourmand ranks.   By Manos Angelakis          Read More...

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In Hotels & Resorts: While fancy contemporary resorts and spas are proliferating around the world, for an enjoyable return to the elegance and nostalgia of the good old days, check into the newly "rescued" grand hotel of Syracuse, New York. It was brought back to life by a local group that has spent $76 million dollars. By Sharon King Hoge        Read More...

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In the Restaurants section: Bridges is a 1 Michelin-star restaurant located at the Sofitel Legend the Grand, a 5-star luxury property with a very long history, in the center of Amsterdam. The restaurant occupies the space of what used to be the banqueting room of Amsterdam’s City Hall, when the building was the town’s governing center. By Manos Angelakis  Read More...

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In the Stocking Stuffers section: This year we offer practical or not so practical suggestions as holiday gifts for the man or wooman that has everything. They are targeted to individuals that travel frequently around the world, as we do. Merry, Happy and Joyous Holidays. By the Staff of LuxuryWeb Magazine     Read More...

 

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