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Luxurious essentials for your best sleep ever Is there anything more exquisite than deep sleep, sweet dreams, and the serene ease of slowly awakening to a new morning? No, actually. That third of a day devoted to sleep is priceless. Interior designer and TV personality, Bobby Berk, is on record as...

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Fall Obsessions

Curated by Michele Peterson This season’s fresh finds, luxury experiences and must-haves are key ingredients to a stylish fall whether you’re at home or on the go. Tech Meets Fashion Fashion meets function with the fourth-generation Apple Watch Hermès, which merges a Paris fashion legacy with...

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People to Watch

Christopher Deacon The performing arts audience is shifting. No one knows this better than NAC CEO Christopher Deacon. By Iris Winston After a 32-year career in arts administration at the National Arts Centre, Christopher Deacon has been made the institution’s new President and CEO, the first...

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Lap of Luxury

Barbados offers old-world distinction and all the amenities imaginable. By Mary Ann Simpkins I stop, astonished at the sight of St. Nicholas Abbey: a Jacobean- style mansion. With its Tudor arches, ornate multi-curved gables and decorative casement windows, the sugar plantation’s great house is an...

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Summer Reading at its Best

If you hate to be seaside, lakeside, poolside or anything-side without a book in hand, you’ve landed in the right place. Summer is a great time to catch up on reading, when the days are longer and the weather is perfect for lounging around with a new title. These options offer plenty of notions to...

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SPRINGTIME SPLENDOR

By Melody Iafelice Scrumptious Oils – Body Scrubs Scrubbed, moisturized, delectably scented and glistening skin from one jar? This is the busy gal’s answer to multi-tasking body care. Vegan and gluten-free, this gentle scrub is made in small batches with organic ingredients. All you need is...

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Spring Obsessions

Curated by Michele Peterson This season’s fresh finds, luxury experiences and must-haves are key ingredients to a stylish spring whether you’re at home or on the go. World’s most unforgettable umbrella  Wind, hail or rain? You’ll be ready for anything with the Weatherman umbrella. Designed by...

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Nature is the New Luxury

A journey to remote Clayoquot Wilderness Resort on Vancouver Island is the ultimate luxury experience  By Michele Peterson Some of the planet’s best outdoor adventures happen on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the UNESCO Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve. Here, where the mountains meet...

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Opulence in Jamaica

Escape the ordinary at these elite luxury villa resorts. By Michele Peterson Luxury travellers looking for seclusion, personalized service and the finest amenities need look no further than Jamaica’s prestigious villa resorts. These elite hideaways ooze luxury, allowing guests to enjoy the...

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Beauty From Behind The Lens Escape Into Wonderment

Photographer’s National Geographic book captures Quebec’s glorious, lesser-known spaces. By Paul Gessell Timing was crucial. Mathieu Dupuis had only minutes to capture the perfect shot. He was standing on a bridge not far from where the 322-kilometre-long Lièvre River flows into the Ottawa just...

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Much to Love in Morocco

Mind-boggling choice of pretty places to stay, savour and explore Story and photos by Hattie Klotz Morocco, it seems, is having a moment. Since visiting in late February, I receive at least one email, occasionally two, weekly from friends and acquaintances who are shortly headed east. They’re all...

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Five Diamond Experience In The Caribbean

Grand Velas Riviera Maya By George Coyle When it’s time for sun and sand, I want a luxurious tropical vacation with amenities and services that are second to none. After all, time away is at a premium so the experience should be spectacular. As I discovered earlier this year, Grand Velas Riviera...

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