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    DWTS’ Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy’s Wedding: Their Castle Venue Has a Taylor Swift Connection!

    Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy are in for one royal wedding. The Dancing with the Stars pros are gearing up to walk down the aisle in July at Oheka Castle on Long Island, New York. “My jaw dropped when I first saw it,” Murgatroyd says in the current issue of PEOPLE of the historic estate. Rob Latour/Variety/REX/Shutterstock Murgatroyd, 30, adds that she’d always envisioned getting married in a church but was quickly persuaded by Chmerkovskiy, 37, that Oheka Castle was the ideal venue. “Maks has loved this place for years and I took on the suggestion and I fell in love with it immediately,” she says. “It’s a whole castle…

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    Heaven On Earth At Six Senses Con Dao

    Watching the sun rising and reflecting in the wet sandy beach from your bed in a precious villa, having a walk on a mile long beach, sheltered by the green forested hills, followed by an incredible breakfast with excellent food, it’s the very best way to start your day.  At Six Senses Con Dao it’s reality:

  • Australia bid farewell to the outgoing passenger card in June 2017. Picture: Supplied
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    Another country scraps those annoying airport forms

    WHEN all you want to do is check in for your flight, breeze through security and hopefully squeeze in some duty-free shopping, filling in the passenger departure card is a nuisance. It’s a whole thing. You have to find somewhere to lean on while you write. And also, a pen. Then you have to fumble for your passport, because no one actually remembers their passport number and dates of issue and expiry, and then your boarding pass, because you’ve already forgotten the flight number. Thankfully for us, Australia axed the annoying outgoing passenger cards last year. New Zealand said it would stick with them — but now, they’ve finally given…

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    Casa Amarelo – The Brazilian Art of Living

    Casa Amarelo, or the Yellow House, is a charming boutique hotel housed in an old mansion from 1904 that provides a slice of French ‘savoir faire’ in the most bohemian neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Santa Teresa. With design created by renowned Parisian studio Robert le Héros, the bohemian chic feel is seen throughout. The large, spacious rooms draw from the graphic patterns and geometry of the original tiles and parquet floors, each having its own ‘personality’.

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    A Modern Approach to an Old City

    Entering the bumpy cobblestone streets of Antigua from the main road is an adventure in itself. The ground starts to dance with movement as the chicken bus briskly turns a corner and bursts into the small narrow streets of the city. Brightly colored walls fly by and a different volcano peeks into view through each opening.