Category: California

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Pamper yourself at Spa Montage Beverly Hills

Spa Montage Beverly Hills is a one-way ticket to opulence and self-care, with the chance to unwind and look your best in ways you couldn’t possibly imagine.

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L.A’s Hidden Treasures

Prohibition tunnelsRooftop TennisGarden of OzProhibition tunnels Photograph by Alissa Walker Prohibition tunnels During Prohibition, not all residents of Los Angeles led a completely dry lifestyle. In fact, a series of underground service tunnels — 11 miles in total — were used by city officials thirsty for a drink, set up as makeshift speakeasies. (The basement [...]
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Explore the Golden State in style

The best part about visiting California is that you can choose your own adventure. From exploring the Bay Area to ripping around on a roller coaster to sipping on a world-class wines, it doesn’t matter where you are in the Golden State — fun awaits. Uncork Napa Valley wineries While it produces less than five [...]
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Discover Napa Valley

Magellan uncorks California wine country Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco — Magellan Luxury Hotels has long been the spot to find four- and five-star accommodations in California’s coolest cities. And now, we’re thrilled to be heading north from San Francisco to the heart of California wine country — Napa Valley, a destination that’s away [...]
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Planning your day in L.A.

You could visit Los Angeles hundreds of times and never have the same experience twice. The sights and sounds of the city are always changing, yet retain that high-energy bustle visitors have come to know and love... Thankfully, sometimes making the most of L.A. doesn’t even require straying too far from your hotel room... Start [...]
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More than Tinseltown – discover a different side of L.A.

Los Angeles has more than its fair share of iconic Hollywood-related attractions. But there are plenty of things to see and do in L.A. above and beyond your typical silver-screen sights. From renowned museums to 75 miles of sunny coastline. Here are just a few different ways you can spend your time in and around [...]
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Walk and shop Beverly Hills in style

It’s hard to think about Beverly Hills without daydreaming of exploring the area’s incredible array of boutique shops. Whether you’re looking for designer clothing, accessories, incredible art, home furnishings or otherwise, the options are virtually endless. Whether or not you’re planning on driving while in Beverly Hills, ditch the car and enjoy the many incredible [...]
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Featuring: Mr. C Beverly Hills, A Cipriani Hotel

The Cipriani family and brand’s entry into the Beverly Hills luxury hotel market has been nothing short of a smash success. Launched by Maggio and Ignazio Cipriani, the fourth generation of the renowned family, the property brings all the luxuries and accoutrements fans of the Cipriani brand have come to know and love.   The [...]
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Discovering Italy in Beverly Hills

Searching for la dolce vita? A fine slice of the sweet life can be found around Beverly Hills when you know where to look for it. A Venetian-inspired luxury hotel, iconic Italian automobiles for rent, stylish European bikes to ride and, of course, a plethora of Italian-inspired food, drink, art and shopping options will round out your stay. […]

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Magellan Events Listing: A Thousand Whales & A Hundred Stars

Visiting a Magellan partner hotel and looking for something interesting to do? Here is a select listing of events taking place across our cities.

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Last Minute Gifts: Magellan Luxury Hotels E-Gift Cards

With just a few days until Christmas, you may have a few more gifts to buy for people on your list. And isn’t the gift of luxury travel one of the finest presents you can offer?

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A Night at the Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills

The first thing you’re likely to notice about the Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills is that it’s quiet in the way that those who value their privacy appreciate quiet. Set on a residential street, tucked behind a canopy of palms, it feels less like a hotel and more like a private residence. The second thing you’ll notice […]

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Magellan Events Listing: Fashion Fabulous

Visiting a Magellan partner hotel and looking for something interesting to do? Here is a select listing of events taking place across our cities. Events are presented in chronological order. New York City Anna Wintour Costume Center @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art Masterworks: UnPacking Fashion 18 November 2016 – 15 February 2017 Fashion provocateurs Viktor & Rolf pose the question: […]

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IfOnly: Remarkable Curated Experiences

San Francisco-based company IfOnly describes themselves as “a marketplace for incredible experiences.” They pair clients with local and international experts in their field – as well as big-name celebrities – for once-in-a-lifetime opportunities such as Heli-skiing with Robert F. Kennedy, cycling with Patrick Dempsey or the ultimate adrenalin rush, a balloon expedition over Mount Everest.

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Discovering Art in Airports

With earlier check-in times due to increased security measures, passengers have become a captive audience at airports worldwide. While the downside is longer waits, the upside is the push by many airport authorities to make the experience more pleasurable. The installation of public art in airports – architectural builds, sculptures, water features, moving walkways, murals, mosaics, lighting […]

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Celebrating Dia de Los Muertos

In the opening sequence of 2015’s Spectre, James Bond, dressed as a calaca – a skeleton – stalks his target through Dia de Los Muertos celebrations in Mexico City.  A bit of Hollywood cultural appropriation perhaps, but, like the films of Tim Burton, a popular introduction for those unfamiliar with Mexico’s “Day of the Dead,” an ancient holiday that celebrates […]

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Rooftop Beekeeping at Fairmont Hotels

Think of it as a hotel within a hotel. On more than 20 Fairmont hotel rooftops, beekeepers dote year-round on apiaries and bee hotels. A queen and her honeybee minions populate the hives, while pollinators, wild mason bees, take refuge in bee hotels, structures stuffed with natural materials riddled with small holes to mimic the nooks and crannies they love. While honeybees primarily collect [...]
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Borrowed Bling: Fine Jewelry for Rent

We rent cars, tools, technology, tuxedos and holiday houses. So why wouldn’t we rent luxe gowns and fine jewelry for those days we want to be our best and brightest?   Blame our desires on the red carpet, designer-filled runways, busy social schedules and brides with a specific vision of their wedding day. Hollywood has always had an intimate [...]
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Vintage Clothing: New York vs. Los Angeles

I have a confession to make: I am not a big fan of shopping in general, but I love collecting (and wearing) vintage clothing. Where I find the usual mall experience draining, I find the search for vintage clothing invigorating, a thrilling adventure of never knowing what I’m going to find when, where and for how much.

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Museums of Sex and Erotica

There are so many nooks, crannies and mysteries that lie unexplored in the streets of the neighborhoods we pass through as travellers and locals. They can be tucked away or in plain sight and somehow we don’t see them until we have cause to go looking or otherwise stumble across their path. While under the auspices of sex […]

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Taking it off: The Best of Burlesque

So, I could tell you all about how the roots of burlesque derive from literary, dramatic or musical work that caricatures its serious counterparts. Or how the Minsky brothers brought burlesque to New York in 1908 then moved it to Las Vegas in the 50’s. I can spout figures on speakeasies, discuss laws governing public nudity and […]

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